Indonesia’s COP26 Deforestation Pledge Kerfuffle, Explained
By James Guild
The Indonesian environment minister’s real misstep was that she punctured the illusion of progress by saying the quiet part out loud.
Without China, Efforts to Reverse Deforestation Will Fail
By Luciana Tellez-Chavez
Demand -- for lumber, meat, soybeans, and other goods -- is driving deforestation around the world. And China is a major customer.
The Bitter Aftertaste of China’s Hunger for South American Food
By Agostina Blengino and Jordy Pasa
China’s quest for food security is exacerbating environmental crises like deforestation and overfishing in South American countries.
With its Environmental Crisis, Is Laos Missing the Forest for the Trees?
By Erin Cook
The overall challenge remains vast despite piecemeal efforts to address it.
North Korea’s Impending Perfect Storm
By Martin Seitz
Severe drought and deforestation puts the country a few major downpours away from devastation.
Malaysia's Path Toward Sustainable Palm Oil
By Isa Soares
Groups in Malaysia are helping educate farmers on sustainable practices for producing the lucrative palm oil.
China: The Cause of (and Solution to?) Illegal Logging
By Alison Hoare
To reverse its increasing impact on global deforestation, China needs new laws and tough enforcement.
Saving Indonesia’s Forests
By Gemima Harvey
Despite recent signs of modest progress, the fight to save Indonesia’s natural forests is far from being won.
The Fight to Save Indonesia’s Forests
By Dana Maclean
Indigenous Dayak communities are in a battle to preserve ancestral forests.
Inside Indonesia’s 'Burning Forests'
Indonesia’s rainforests are being torn down at an alarming rate. Ulara Nakagawa reports on the pressures locals face from the palm oil industry.