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Coal’s hidden ‘double whammy’

Millions of hectares of forest are threatened by coal mining, warns Saskia Ozinga.

Filed in: Climate Change Conservation Environment Forests Mining Sustainability

‘Recognizing our rights to live in our forests is part of the solution to climate change’

Justin Kenrick meets with Sengwer community’s Yator Kiptum and Milka Chepkorir about the meaning of climate justice.

Filed in: Climate Change Conservation Environment Forests Sustainability

‘The earth in Indonesia is on fire’

Nithin Coca looks at the causes of an unfolding environmental and health catastrophe.

Filed in: Agriculture Corporations Disasters Environment Forests Indonesia

Corporate profit trumps common sense in Brazil

Anne Petermann on why newly approved GMO trees are bad news – and illegal.

Filed in: Brazil Environment Forests

EU ups its tropical forest-related aid

On the face of it, this is good news, says Saskia Ozinga – but only if local communities have a say in how the money is spent.

Filed in: Conservation Development Europe Forests

What lies behind the recent surge of Amazon deforestation

Richard Schiffman talks to scientist Philip Fearnside on what’s driving the clearing of the Amazon forest.

Filed in: Brazil Forests

Curbing destructive palm oil plantations brings together strange bedfellows

Richard Schiffman looks at one way the UN Climate Summit may yet have a positive impact on deforestation.

Filed in: Forests

Saving the Solomons’ cloud forest

Indigenous landowners are taking their government to court over alleged irregularities in a logging company deal. Kayt Davies investigates.

Filed in: Activism Environment Forests Solomon Islands Sustainability

As environmental killings surge, forests disappear

Powerful players are behind southeast Asia’s trade in illegal logging, explains Fran Lambrick.

Filed in: Activism Forests Southeast Asia

Cambodia’s anteater shines the spotlight on conservation

The scaly pangolin is inspiring communities to work together for its survival, reports Nidhi Dutt. 

Filed in: Animals Conservation Forests

Indigenous Kenyans evicted in the name of ‘conservation’

Matthew Newsome exposes a government scheme to rob the Sengwer people of their forest home.

Filed in: Conservation Forests Indigenous Peoples Kenya

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