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Environment

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Forest facts

Facts and figures about trees and forests, from carbon control to biodiversity.

Filed in: Environment Forests

Forest bathing

Escaping the pressures of modern life in Japan. By Tina Burrett and Christopher Simons.

Filed in: Environment Forests Health Japan

A burning problem

Nithin Coca reports from Indonesia on the expansion of oil palm plantations in the rainforests of Sumatra.

Filed in: Environment Forests Indonesia

Last stand

The world’s last great woodlands are fast disappearing – with untold consequences for the environment and for us. Time to stop the destruction, argues Wayne Ellwood.

Filed in: Environment Forests Sustainability

Calculating the environmental benefits of peace in Colombia

The costs of the 50-year conflict add up to ecocide. Doug Weir reports.

Filed in: Colombia Environment War and Peace

Universalizing environmental and human rights

Doug Weir explains why these rights are especially important during times of armed conflict.

Filed in: Arms Conflict Environment Human Rights Military Nuclear Weapons Pollution War and Peace

Ocean litter-pick off the Netherlands

Researchers from the Ocean Clean Up will place a 100-kilometre-long floating barrier off the Dutch coastline, Beulah Maud Devaney reports.

Filed in: Netherlands Pollution

Oil on the skids

The quiet power of oil and money has for decades enabled Saudi Arabia to buy silence and influence. But not for much longer, predicts Nafeez Ahmed.

Filed in: Oil Saudi Arabia

Planting a million trees for Malawi

Sabine Joukes reports on a project to halt deforestation in a once-fertile land.

Filed in: Environment Forests Malawi

Climate change needs real solutions not more hot air

Are certain proposals to reduce carbon emissions based on technological hype? Almuth Ernsting asks.

Filed in: Canada Climate Change Environment Pollution

The Heathrow 13 are the only role models that count for my generation

Anna Wild, 20-years-old, explains what climate activists from Plane Stupid, the Heathrow 13, mean to her and why they have her support.

Filed in: Climate Change Environment United Kingdom

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