Deforestation

Exclusive Interview with Alfredo Quarto, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Mangrove Action Project

Mangrove deforestation, due to the shrimp industry, tourism development and other human-caused factors, has resulted in countless deaths around the globe when ocean-borne natural disasters strike. Alfredo Quarto is on a mission to save these unique life-saving trees

Up in Smoke: The Tobacco Industry Is Getting Burned by Taxes and Ethical Investors

793px-cigarette_smokeCigarettes are a multi-billion-dollar business that kills people and the planet. Lawmakers and socially responsible investors are taking a stand

Don't Miss the Forest for the Trees: Deforestation and Sustainable Finance

forest_logging_in_malaysiaWe are rapidly destroying the world's forests. Sustainable forest financing can help

Deforestation Slows in Brazil, But Concerns Persist

Brazil's sustainability credentials hinges on its ability to curb deforestation.

Leave the Corn, Take the Algae: Time to Say Buona Notte to Food-Based Biofuels

d0bad183d0bad183d180d183d0b7d0b02You have a bushel of corn. You can either produce 2.7 gallons of ethanol or feed 50 people. Which would you choose?

The Call of the Gamelan: Sustainable Investing in Indonesia

605px-man_of_the_woodsThe world's 18th-largest economy is poised to be a sustainable development model for developing nations

Where Have All the Trees Gone? Trying to Save the World's Forests Through Sustainable Finance

slashandburninbrazil"We won't succeed in tackling climate change unless we deal with deforestation." -- Caroline Spelman, UK environment secretary, International Forest Day conference, Durban, South Africa, December 4, 2011

If You Had to Choose: Solve the Climate Crisis, Food Crisis or Financial Crisis?

the_earth_seen_from_apollo_17"It is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring." -- Dr. Carl Sagan (1934-1996), cosmologist

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