Deforestation is likely to warm the climate even more than originally thought, scientists warn.
Democratic elections may be a catalyst for deforestation, according to new research. A study that examined deforestation rates during election years found that competitive elections are associated with higher rates of deforestation. ...
In August 2017, the Bolivian government passed a contentious law that paved the way for construction of a new 190-mile road cutting through one of the country's most iconic and biodiverse protected rainforests. But a report ...
An area of forest the size of India will be lost by 2050 unless carbon pricing and anti-deforestation policies are put in place.
Forests cover 31 percent of Earth's land mass—for now, anyway.
To the south of the Amazon basin lies a huge savannah known as the Cerrado. Once a mix of grassland and forest, much of the Cerrado has now been transformed into the vast soy farms and cattle ranches that have made Brazil ...
Despite forest loss, an African protected area still has potential to support tens of thousands of elephants, 1K lions
Despite some forest loss, Mozambique's sprawling Niassa National Reserve has the potential to support tens of thousands of elephants and 1,000 lions according to a new land-use study published in the journal Parks.
`Greenpeace slammed Indonesia's palm oil industry Monday for failing to live up to a pledge to halt deforestation, as the lucrative sector faces possible restrictions in Europe over environmental concerns.
The world is losing its trees, but at what cost? Better estimates of deforestation and degradation could shed light on the amount of CO2 emitted, refine climate models and help developing countries better manage their forests.
Deforested areas of the Amazon Basin have a limited ability to recover because of recent changes in climate, a study shows.