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Is the Miyawaki Method the Answer to Deforestation?

Is the Miyawaki Method the Answer to Deforestation?

Despite major efforts like the European Union’s new law to prevent deforestation, forests are disappearing at an alarming rate. People are well aware of the ecological importance of forest ecosystems. But we just starting to realize that even urban tree cover has ecological value. As a result, a movement promoting tiny urban forests – called Miyawaki forests – is starting […]

Analysis: Energy needs drive deforestation in Pakistan-administered Kashmir

Analysis: Energy needs drive deforestation in Pakistan-administered Kashmir

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Cyclist to honour the memory of Gino Mäder through climate action

Cyclist to honour the memory of Gino Mäder through climate action

climate change By Anders Lorenzen In our obituary of the tragic passing of the professional cyclist Gino Mäder, we pointed out he was a passionate and dedicated environmentalist seeking to raise awareness about environmental destruction and climate change through his sport. The Basque cyclist Pello Bilbao who rode with Mäder on the Bahrain Victorius cycling team is honouring his former […]

Big banks linked to deforestation that threatens Indigenous people

Big banks linked to deforestation that threatens Indigenous people

In recent decades, the Ayoreo people have been forced to leave their ancestral lands in the Paraguayan Chaco, but 150 members remained uncontacted. Photo credit:: Fotografías Nuevas / Flickr, PD. By Flávia Milhorance Report shows US and EU financiers back meat firms in Paraguay whose activities put Ayoreo people at risk. In 2022, an isolated Indigenous group disappeared in the Brazilian Amazon. With the […]

Colombia targets reforestation growth

Colombia targets reforestation growth

Colombia’s Environment Minister Susana Muhamad during COP27. Photo credit: Reuters / Emilie Madi. By Anders Lorenzen When talking about the Amazon rainforest, most of us think of Brazil. This without realizing that the bordering country, Colombia, has a fair share of the world’s largest tropical forest. And in a green push, the government of Colombia has announced an ambitious reforestation […]