Soybean cultivation for animal feed is destroying rainforests across the world. Microalgae may be the Amazon's closest ally.
Forest communities have seen little or no change in improving livelihoods and stopping deforestation.
Many nations are restoring degraded tropical forests to slow climate change, protect endangered species and improve rural life. But those forests often are cleared again soon afterward.
The Drax biomass plant in Yorkshire is the first in the world to pioneer carbon capture and some specialists see it as it has a bright future. But hold the rosy headlines.
Lusala, a wild yam that many in Zambia rely on for consumption and trade, is gradually taking longer to find due to deforestation.
Zooming in on deforestation and other wild habitat loss can help us work out how best to protect wilderness.
Brazil's new president could clear the way for plans to develop remote areas around the Tapajos River basin over the objections of the indigenous people who live there.
Sloths love Cecropia trees. But a new study shows they may sometimes desert their favourite for other species.
Brazil's new president wants to sacrifice the environment, but he faces some constraints.
We are on track to reach 1.5°C of global warming within 16 years according to new data.
Declining water quantity and quality means people have to travel further to find good water sources.
In a world where employees and consumers want businesses to be more sustainable, there's a growing need for business leaders who share these values — and a new type of business education.
Calls to ban palm oil could get a very different response among people who live in the same forests as orangutans.
Boycotting palm oil would increase production of other crops, such as soy, which actually require more land.
Eating meat damages the environment and has been linked with higher risk of disease, but you don't have to go vegan to make a difference to your health and the planet.
Brazil's president-elect wants to roll back environmental laws, saying they hurt rural growth. But preventing Amazonian deforestation has actually made farmland more productive.
Planting trees is a popular way for companies to clean up their image. Unfortunately, it may cause more problems than it solves.
The Rohingya have long seen Bangladesh as a place of refuge from persecution in Myanmar.
How can there be boom in new species discoveries while others are dying out at unprecedented rates?
Zambia's rosewood forests are being decimated but it's still not reaping the full benefits of exporting the coveted wood to China.