Deforestation

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Eco-friendly, lab-grown coffee is on the way, but it comes with a catch
Beanless brews can cut deforestation and greenhouse gas emissions dramatically – but what will happen to workers in traditional coffee-growing regions?

Nadra Nittle

16, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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UK to push plan to ‘halt and reverse global deforestation by 2030’ at Cop26
Government will call for producers and consumers of commodities such as soya and cocoa to commit to stopping land clearances

Patrick Greenfield and Fiona Harvey

15, Oct, 2021 @10:42 AM

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Bolsonaro must be held criminally responsible for assault on the Amazon, say activists
In a petition to the international criminal court experts said the ‘mass deforestation’ poses a clear danger

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

12, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Legacy of a lost pine: the suffragettes’ tree inspiring a new generation
A century ago, women activists planted an arboretum outside Bath. Only one tree survived – now it’s generating seeds for a new woodland and a new cause

Isabella Kaminski

08, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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The Amazon rainforest is losing about 10,000 acres a day. Soon it will be too late | Kim Heacox
Since 1988, humans have destroyed an area of rainforest roughly the size of California

Kim Heacox

07, Oct, 2021 @1:00 PM

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‘Everyone’s fleeing’: Brazil cracks down on illegal mining in Amazon – for now
Government is determined to show the world a new, greener face, but activists are skeptical the clampdown will have lasting impact

Tom Phillips in Jardim do Ouro

15, Sep, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Animals farmed: BSE in Brazil, UK pork crisis and radical Dutch plan to cut livestock numbers
Welcome to our monthly roundup of the biggest issues in farming and food production, with must-read reports from around the web

Tom Levitt

14, Sep, 2021 @8:26 AM

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Leaked EU anti-deforestation law omits fragile grasslands and wetlands
Campaigners say draft regulation contains many loopholes, including exclusion of Cerrado and Pantanal

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

14, Sep, 2021 @6:01 AM

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Murders of environment and land defenders hit record high
Figures from Global Witness for 2020 show violent resource grab continued unabated despite pandemic

Jonathan Watts

12, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Campaign launched to protect 80% of Amazon at key environment summit
‘New alliance with equal rights’ needed, say indigenous delegates at IUCN biodiversity conference

Phoebe Weston

08, Sep, 2021 @11:00 AM

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The Guardian view on saving forests: when trees are at risk, so are we | Editorial
Editorial: Plantations are no replacement for biodiverse forests that have evolved over thousands of years

Editorial

05, Sep, 2021 @5:25 PM

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‘I’ve never said we should plant a trillion trees’: what ecopreneur Thomas Crowther did next
The ecologist admits ‘messing up’ in the past, but says his Restor project will be ‘a Google Maps of biodiversity’, showing the impact of restoration – from a forest to your own back garden

Patrick Greenfield

01, Sep, 2021 @6:29 AM

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