Cameroon’s Anglophone crisis could escalate into a complex disaster emergency with dire environmental consequences.
Militias mete out violence far from the centres of power – but their dirty work is politically useful.
The Midwest had a lot of trees, but just a few species were responsible for the bulk of the carbon storage.
With decades of images and data from the same locations, these satellites can show changes over time, including deforestation, changes in waterways and how loss of trees corresponds to urban heat.
North America’s 2021 extreme heat event should compel governments to scale innovations from leading cities and countries to advance resilient, restorative and renewable cities.
New research finds nature restoration only marginally lowers global warming. This pours cold water on the idea of using carbon offsets to solve the climate crisis.
‘Green water’ is essential for healthy soils and a benign climate, but it’s under threat.
Fruit bats have the potential to reforest areas where trees had been lost in parts of Africa.
These crucial ecosystems are being battered by lots of different threats that are combining to make the matter worse.
Indonesia’s REDD+ program triggered an improvement in the country forest policies, yet it still struggles to meet the intended ‘transformational change’.
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Planting trees and preventing deforestation can store carbon in nature, but the effect may only be temporary. If we also eliminate emissions from fossil fuels, even this temporary effect is important.
The answer lies in silvopastoralism, an agricultural method that attempts to mimic natural forest ecosystems with livestock added into the mix.
Many see carbon markets as key to channelling billions of dollars into reducing carbon emissions and protecting forests, but they also put the well-being of communities at risk.
Macaques are an alien species - and the endemic plants and animals of the island haven’t adapted to protect themselves against these monkeys.
Land grabs spearheaded by wealthy interests are accelerating deforestation, and Brazil’s National Congress is working to legitimize them.
Inoculating trees with an edible fungi can produce more protein per hectare than pasture-raised beef, while reforesting, storing carbon and restoring biodiversity.
This increases the risk of disastrous flash flooding in the region’s coastal cities.
Trees that produce resin for frankincense and myrrh – used for thousands of years in healthcare, worship and trade – are facing collapsing populations.
A review of Australia’s illegal logging laws tests the Morrison government’s commitment to halting global forest loss.