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Amazon Leader Tashka Yawanawá Highlights Indigenous Issues at Global TED Talks

Forest Trends | Posted 10.08.2014 | Green
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Tashka Yawanawá at TEDGlobal 2014 (photo courtesy of TED) As a boy, Tashka Yawanawá watched as the culture of his people was nearly wiped out by ...

The Climate 'Marchers' Who Fought and Died in the Amazon

Forest Trends | Posted 09.29.2014 | Green
Forest Trends

Participants from Physicians for Social Responsibility at the People's Climate March in New York City, Sept. 21 (photo courtesy of Gloria Gonzalez) ...

'Prius Repellents' Versus Indigenous People: A Showdown on Climate Change

Forest Trends | Posted 09.18.2014 | Green
Forest Trends

Turning your truck into a "Prius Repellent" isn't hard. In a process known as "rolling coal," you can modify the engine so that it belches out a huge ...

Reason for Climate Change Optimism as Forest Strategy Is Validated

Forest Trends | Posted 10.18.2014 | Green
Forest Trends

Finally there's good news on climate change: We have part of the solution, and it's already working. For a long time, experts have theorized that in...

Barack Obama And The Rationale For Ecosystem Service Markets

Forest Trends | Posted 08.27.2014 | Green
Forest Trends

Tweet Share If there's one thing US President Barack Obama understands, it's the danger of sticker shock. "People don't like gas prices going up," h...

The World Will End This Summer -- According to Hollywood

Forest Trends | Posted 08.12.2014 | Entertainment
Forest Trends

In portraying our response to climate change, Hollywood has made an enormous - and erroneous - assumption. The apocalyptic visions presented by the mo...

Hollywood Fails on Climate Change With 'Rio 2'

Forest Trends | Posted 06.29.2014 | Media
Forest Trends

I took my son to see Rio 2 this weekend. In the movie, a huge flock of bright blue macaws prevents loggers from knocking down the Amazonian rainforest...

Green Radar: Watershed Protection, The Keystone Pipeline And The Mixed Legacy of Ken Salazar

Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 03.19.2013 | Green
Tom Zeller Jr.

Lots of interrelated news happening on Thursday. Let's run down some of the highlights: The folks at Forest Trends, an international coalition of ...