A new study mapped 2 decades of deforestation in the Amazon and concluded that some types of land management are more effective than others.
Why Tropical Forests Are Important for Our Well-Being
Tropical forests play a critical role in supporting human well-being, food security, and the maintenance of biodiversity.
Selectively Logged Forests Are Not Broken
Borneo’s logged forests are buzzing with life and have unrealized conservation potential.
The Amazon Rain Forest Can’t Keep Up with Droughts
Droughts in one region of the Amazon can lead to less moisture elsewhere, and trees may not adapt quickly enough to survive.
A Burning Issue
California has lost 7% of its forest cover to climate change over the past 25 years.
Emil Cherrington: Bringing Satellite Data Down to Earth
Showing how eyes in the sky can help people on the ground.
Deforestation Is Flooding West African Coasts
The lack of trees is contributing to increased rainfall along the coast of southwest Africa, where communities are already vulnerable to flash flooding.
New Report Puts the Amazon Rain Forest on the Main Stage at COP26
The Science Panel for the Amazon prepares to launch its first report, the most comprehensive document on the rain forest so far.
Fires Lit for Agriculture Boost Air Pollution in Southeast Asia
Reducing fires lit for agricultural management and deforestation, which unduly affect poorer populations, could help prevent 59,000 premature deaths per year.