Deforestation

Forests are home to 80 percent of the world's terrestrial biodiversity, and support human livelihood across the globe. Farming, grazing of livestock, mining, and drilling account for a majority of all deforestation.



Stories


Trump Administration Makes Major Changes To Protections For Endangered Species

In a move that critics say will hurt plants, animals and other species as they face mounting thre...

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To Slow Global Warming, U.N. Warns Agriculture Must Change

Humans must drastically alter food production to prevent the most catastrophic effects of global ...

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Amazon Pushes Brands to Use Less Packaging

Amazon.com Inc. is pressuring brands to make their packaging more efficient, which has prompted v...

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From Environmental Leader to 'Worst Company in the World'

For years, the American agricultural giant Cargill has been on relatively good terms with environ...

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The State of Corporate No-Deforestation Commitments and Reporting Indicators that Count

While nearly 500 global companies have made commitments to no-deforestation with varying degrees ...

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Scientists: No Need to Dam Rivers to meet Climate Targets

In a comment article published in the Nature last month, scientists argue that an "energy future ...

2 months, 2 weeks

’Green’ bonds finance industrial tree plantations in Brazil

Investments known as green bonds that are intended to slow climate change can finance the operati...

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Amazon Tribe Wins Legal Victory against Big Oil for Rainforest Destructions in Ecuador

On April 26th, a parade of hundreds of Waorani men and women, members of an indigenous nation in ...

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Plastic Pollution at Deepest Bottom of Ocean

An American explorer has found plastic waste on the seafloor while breaking the record for the de...

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Petitions


CVS Health Corpor...
Skip the Slip

Every year, US receipt production consumes over 3 million trees and 9 billion gallons of water. This emits 4 billion pounds of CO2 and generates 302 m

$17.6 million supporting

Dimensional Fund ... TIAA Vanguard
Deforestation Free Funds

Every minute the world loses 40 football fields worth of tropical rainforest -- and the bulk of this forest destruction is driven by industrial produc

$64.7 million supporting

Domino's Pizza Inc
Domino's: No Tropical Deforestation

Domino's endangers tropical rainforests in its supply chain. Ask Domino's to stop supporting deforestation.

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