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The Bitter Aftertaste of China’s Hunger for South American Food
November 12, 2020

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?
January 06, 2018

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
August 25, 2017

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
March 07, 2017

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
July 21, 2015

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
May 01, 2015

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
April 02, 2014

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'
July 28, 2011

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.

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