Stories tagged: deforestation
Mon., Oct. 31, 2016, 5:46 p.m.
Mexico: Deforestation caused by avocados much higher than thought
Deforestation caused by the expansion of Mexican avocado orchards is much higher than previously thought, authorities said Monday.
Wed., Sept. 28, 2016, 1:20 p.m.
Palm oil buyers improve on use of sustainable sources, environmental group says
On Sept. 21, WWF released its 2016 Palm Oil Buyers Scorecard, looking at the palm oil policies of 137 companies worldwide.
Mon., Nov. 22, 2010, midnight
Do Your Part: Time to stop taking trees for granted
Are you a tree hugger? Would you admit it if you were? The term “tree hugger” is frequently used in a less-than-favorable way to describe someone who is passionate about …
Thu., Oct. 8, 2009, midnight
‘Forest offsets’ would aid bottom line, report finds
U.S. companies could save tens of billions of dollars by investing in efforts to combat deforestation in developing nations instead of cleaning up their own domestic carbon dioxide emissions, according …