How are we doing in the battle to stop or slow deforestation, especially in the tropics where forests store so much of the world’s biodiversity?
Given all the recycling we are doing, have we solved the issue of deforestation for the production of paper? Environmentalists say not so fast…
Our coffee habit takes a toll on the environment in terms of deforestation and biodiversity loss in the tropics as well as raising our carbon footprint.
The new book Sustainability Made Simple explores the relationship between everyday life and the intricate global environmental issues of today, including air and water pollution, deforestation, and climate change.
Zika virus has spread far and wide as a result of human mismanagement of the environment. Trash build-up, dam building, deforestation and global warming each contribute to the spread of Zika and other insect-borne diseases around the world.
Dear EarthTalk: What can I do to help prevent deforestation in the Amazon even if I don’t live in the region? — Janine Greco, Nutley, NJ The fact that our climate, our air and our water know no national borders means that the forests are our mutual responsibility. We all depend on their services and we […]