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Rainforest Destruction

Alexander C. Kaufman

Burger King Deal With Tim Hortons May Be Disastrous For Rainforests | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 08.30.2014 | Business

Burger King’s plan to merge with doughnut chain Tim Hortons in Canada may be a bad sign for Southeast Asia’s rainforests. Both companies have c...

50 Reasons Why The Rainforest Rules

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.12.2013 | Green

Rainforests play a critical role in the maintenance of our planet's good health. Not only are they home to more than half of the world's species of fl...

Rare Chimps & Possible New Fish Species Face Bulldozers in Cameroon

Kat Clark | Posted 10.23.2013 | Green
Kat Clark

If you think "biodiversity hotspot" sounds like a science class or a commercial for a vacation destination, imagine this instead: The chimps living on land that Herakles Farms hopes to "develop" have as many forest friends as The Jungle Book's Mowgli.

DOOMED | Posted 07.18.2013 | Green

As the population has grown, more and more of the earth has been profoundly changed by human activity. In 2003, Conservation International published a...

Indigenous Lands to Finally Receive Titles in Panama

Veronique Pittman | Posted 08.14.2012 | World
Veronique Pittman

June 4, 2012 will go down in history for the Wounaan communities of Puerto Lara and Caña Blanca, in the Darién of Panama.

An Eco-Friendly Christmas Tree

Richard Schiffman | Posted 02.05.2012 | Green
Richard Schiffman

Over half of Americans who put Christmas trees up use the artificial variety, which do not shed needles, and which many perceive to be an eco-friendly alternative to cutting living trees. Others dispute this.

Would You Trust Management Consultants With the World's Rainforests? Our Governments Have -- Disastrously

Johann Hari | Posted 09.06.2011 | Green
Johann Hari

Management consultants have now been, in effect, tasked with setting the future of the world's rainforests -- and they are facing accusations that they are using our money to draw up plans that will result in their more rapid destruction.

Rainforest Destruction Drops 25 Percent: Report

Posted 08.03.2011 | Green

There's reason to breathe easier. Rainforest destruction in the word's largest rainforests plunged by 25 percent over the last decade, according to...

Rainforest, USA

Michael Brune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Brune

Everybody knows about the great tropical rainforests in the Amazon, Southeast Asia, and central Africa. But it's not the location that makes a rainforest

WATCH: Can Notoriously Destructive Palm Oil Industry Turn Things Around?

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

CNN's Dan Rivers reports on efforts to improve biodiversity on palm oil plantations in Malaysia. Palm oil plantations carry a history of controversy...

Shade Grown Coffee: How Much Does It Save The Rainforest? | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

How much rainforest can one cup of coffee help preserve? For those who buy coffee grown in the traditional manner, under the shade of rainforest trees...