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Why Sustainable Palm Oil Is Possible

Mark Tercek | Posted 10.14.2016 | Green
Mark Tercek

Palm oil is everywhere -- it's in our food, cosmetics and even our soaps and detergents. But growing demand for this common ingredient is putting tropical rainforests -- and our global climate -- at risk.

MacArthur Award Validates Climate Strategy

Forest Trends | Posted 04.07.2015 | Green
Forest Trends

A $1 million award from the MacArthur Foundation confirms a highly effective, sustainable, and groundbreaking climate change strategy. Nine organiza...

Food and Land at the Service of People: An Interview with Peter Rosset

Beverly Bell | Posted 04.28.2013 | Impact
Beverly Bell

Support production, for local and national consumption, of healthier food, more affordable food, food that's not speculated with, that's not hoarded, that's not contaminated with GMOs. Reclaim our food systems and protect our lands and territories.

Unvaccinated Peruvian Communities Survive Rabies | Andrew O'Reilly | Posted 08.03.2012 | Latino Voices

In an apparent reversal of a commonly held belief, people in two communities in a remote part of Peru’s Amazonian region have survived after being e...

Cancún Opens for GREEN Business, but REDD Will Destroy Indigenous Forest Cultures

Subhankar Banerjee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Subhankar Banerjee

How would anyone who is supporting REDD feel if they're evicted from their home -- it's been happening a lot in U.S. with the real-estate collapse and no one likes it. So why would we support REDD?