Cutting down wide swaths of forests could reduce rainfall in South America dramatically by 2050. →
Over the last 25 years, we've lost about 1 percent of the Earth's tree cover, but there is good news. Continue reading →
Silicon Valley data scientists are teaming up with conservationists to predict where and when the planet's jungles will be cut down.
Cutting down trees isn't just bad for the climate. It also can facilitate the spread of deadly diseases. Continue reading →
Leaders from 27 nations and representatives of big companies signed a historic pact to stop deforestation by 2030, but one crucial player -- Brazil -- is notably absent. Continue reading →
Forest conservation needs to focus on people rather than trees, argues a new UN report.
A satellite observes widespread forest fires in North Korea, but it's just one problem related to deforestation in the totalitarian nation. Continue reading →
A new global map of deforestation reveals that 888,000 square miles (2.3 million square kilometers) of forest has vanished since 2000.
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