Deforestation

Aerial photo outside of Xingu Indigenous Park in the Amazon.

Brazil’s Newly Elected President Prioritizes Protecting the Amazon

“We will resume monitoring and surveillance of the Amazon, and combat any and all illegal activity – whether it is mining, logging or improper agricultural occupation” – Luiz Inacio Lula … Read more

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2022 Wood Furniture Scorecard Reveals Promising Trends in Responsible Wood Sourcing

One of the greatest  threats to forests  is environmentally harmful and unsustainable logging practices — including illegal logging, which is an epidemic in some parts of the world. The furniture … Read more

Healthy vegetation sits alongside a field scorched by fire in the Amazon rainforest in Rondonia state, Brazil.

You’ll Never Look at the Grocery Store the Same Again

Tropical forests are disappearing at an alarming rate. You may remember the record-breaking Amazon fires in 2019, or heard that the world has lost approximately 10% of its tree cover … Read more

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This Bill Could Breathe New Life Into Our Forests

It’s a beautiful day for California. The state has re-introduced a vital bill, AB 416, the California Deforestation-Free Procurement Act. If the bill becomes law, California will be the first … Read more