Deforestation

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The Tarkine rainforest transports you back in time – and perhaps to a future where we value Australia’s remaining treasures | David Pocock
We have an opportunity to reorient our lives back towards nature, reshaping our economy to benefit all Australians – human and non-human

David Pocock

22, Jul, 2021 @3:20 AM

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The Amazon is now a net carbon producer, but there’s still time to reverse the damage | Ane Alencar and Adriane Esquivel Muelbert
As CO2 is released at record rates, we may have passed a tipping point, say ecologists Ane Alencar and Adriane Esquivel Muelbert

Ane Alencar and Adriane Esquivel Muelbert

19, Jul, 2021 @11:28 AM

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Environment activist shot dead outside Nairobi home after death threats
Kenyan president condemns killing of Joannah Stutchbury, who protested against building in Kiambu forest

Jason Burke

16, Jul, 2021 @4:32 PM

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Amazon rainforest ‘will collapse if Bolsonaro remains president’
Brazilian academics and activists issue warning amid fresh assault on environmental protections

Jonathan Watts

14, Jul, 2021 @6:34 PM

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Amazon rainforest now emitting more CO2 than it absorbs
Cutting emissions more urgent than ever, say scientists, with forest producing more than a billion tonnes of carbon dioxide a year

Damian Carrington Environment editor

14, Jul, 2021 @3:00 PM

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‘So enigmatic’: injured sloth inspires rescue centre in Venezuela
Couple steps in to rehabilitate injured sloths amid conservation crisis caused by Covid-19 pandemic and ongoing economic slump

Amandas Ong

08, Jul, 2021 @8:04 AM

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Back to nature: the story of one family’s retreat into the Amazon forest to escape Covid
New film charts the journey of the Kichwa people deeper into the Ecuadorian Amazon and the lessons they drew from reconnecting with nature

Patrick Greenfield

06, Jul, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Bugs to the rescue: using insects as animal feed could cut deforestation – report
Adopting insect protein in pig and poultry feed could reduce UK soya imports by a fifth by 2050, says WWF study

Emilie Filou

01, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘Alarming’ rise in land-clearing prompts calls for urgent overhaul of NSW laws
Seventy-four per cent of clearing on rural land considered unexplained, 2019 data shows

Lisa Cox

29, Jun, 2021 @5:06 AM

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Brazil environment minister quits amid inquiry into illegal Amazon logging
As talks with US over protecting the rainforest stall, Ricardo Salles faces a criminal investigation

Guardian staff

23, Jun, 2021 @11:46 PM

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Knowledge of medicinal plants at risk as languages die out
Loss of linguistic diversity means less chance to discover age-old remedies not known to science, study warns

Phoebe Weston

08, Jun, 2021 @4:00 AM

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Chinese banks urged to divest from firms linked to deforestation
China funnelling billions into harmful production of beef, soy and palm oil, says campaign group

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

07, Jun, 2021 @6:54 AM

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