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Dirty laundry? Major clothing companies like Zara and H&M under scrutiny for allegedly fuelling deforestation in Brazil

Earthsight traced the journey of 816,000 tons of cotton from Brazil to major fashion brands. This c…

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Earth lost forests the size of a football field every five seconds in 2022, 10% more than the previous year

Recent analysis of satellite data revealed that Earth lost more than 41,000 square kilometres of ra…

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How a tiger-infested Assamese forest got reduced to barren wasteland in only a decade, and then bounced back

The 22.24 sq.km area encompassing Bhairabkunda forest in Udalguri district, located at the tri-junc…

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Amid criticism around its unsustainable practices, IKEA steps into Bengaluru with redesigned sustainable bookcase ‘Billy’

The sustainability of any business lies in its ability to innovate with time while reducing long-te…

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Deforestation and logging aren't just decimating the Amazon's forests. They're making them quieter.

Researchers recorded thousands of hours of chirps and grunts in the forest to assess its biodiversi…

Paola Rosa-Aquino   


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2 agreements from the COP26 conference pledge major cuts to deforestation and methane emissions, as leaders scramble to address the climate crisis

World leaders are meeting at the COP26 climate summit, where many nations agreed to limit cutting d…

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The best way to prevent more diseases from jumping from animals to humans is to stop deforestation and wildlife trading

Experts expect the world to see more animal-to-human disease spillover — unless we actively fight d…

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Amazon rainforest is losing more trees than ever with record number of fires raging in June

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon rainforest has hit a monthly record of 1,034.4 square kilomet…

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13 photos that show how humans have changed the world's forests

In 2019, the Brazilian Amazon burned at a record rate. Some of these fires were started by farmers …

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Bolsonaro warns Biden he will trigger a 'gunpowder' reaction if US imposes sanctions on Brazil over Amazon deforestation

'Just diplomacy is not enough ... When saliva runs out, one has to have gunpowder, otherwise it doe…

Thomas Colson   


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Indian authorities plan on using Calvin Klein’s Obsession to capture a tigress

The plan is to track her down using a popular cologne manufactured by Calvin Klein, Obsession fo…

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Reversing deforestation in India

While deforestation is a worldwide phenomenon, how does it affect India? In the present context whe…

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Amazonian Tribes Struggle Against Deforestation, Disease, And Attacks To Survive [PHOTOS]

Over the last three years, logging by Peruvians has led to widespread deforestation, putting strain…

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Profiting From Indonesian Deforestation? Harrison Ford Will Be Pissed

Executive produced by James Cameron - who helped make Arnold a star when he cast him in 1984's "The…

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The Most Irreplaceable Sites On Earth

A total of 137 sites were selected from 173,000 "Protected Areas." Protected Areas cover 13% of the…

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New Maps Show Where Earth's Forests Are Being Destroyed

"Losses or gains in forest cover shape many important aspects of an ecosystem including, climate re…

Dina Spector   


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American Forests Look Nothing Like They Did 400 Years Ago

Across the region, beech trees - large deciduous trees distinguished by smooth, grey bark - experie…

Dina Spector   


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A small shrub used to make IndyCar racing tires could help save rainforests and make deserts greener

Bridgestone is growing desert shrubs called guayule in Arizona as a source of rubber. It hopes to h…

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Things may not be going to plan at Nusantara, the $35 billion capital city Indonesia is building from scratch

Two top officials resigned from the project on Monday, raising questions about the new capital that…

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Here's an idea: a worldwide universal basic income paid for by a carbon tax. A study found that it could boost the global GDP by 130%.

A global universal basic income funded by carbon taxes could grow the global GDP by 130% while prom…

Katie Balevic