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Environmental damage from wars must be addressed in peace accords

Conflicts in Ukraine, Gaza, and Colombia show the urgent need to include environmental restoration in peace agreements to ensure long-term sustainability and peace.

Richard Marcantonio and Josefina Echavarria Alvarez write for The Conversation.

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Tracking the hidden origins of Amazon beef in global markets

Tracking the hidden origins of Amazon beef in global markets

Journalist Marcel Gomes has revealed a complex global supply chain connecting Amazon deforestation to beef in U.S. and European markets.

Yale Environment 360 interviews Marcel Gomes.

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Forests versus cattle: which is more profitable for the Amazon?

Forests versus cattle: which is more profitable for the Amazon?

A recent shift in the Amazon rainforest could see trees outcompeting cattle ranching as a more profitable use of land, thanks to the burgeoning carbon credit market.

Manuela Andreoni reports for The New York Times.

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Indonesia's new president faces scrutiny over potential environmental impacts

Indonesia's new president faces scrutiny over potential environmental impacts

Amid concerns of intensified deforestation, Prabowo Subianto's election as Indonesia's president raises environmental alarms as he proposes expanding nickel mining for economic growth.

Fred Pearce reports for Yale E360.

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Disguised ownership helps Amazon deforesters evade penalties

Disguised ownership helps Amazon deforesters evade penalties

Land grabbers in the Amazon use front people to avoid environmental accountability, complicating enforcement efforts by authorities, reveals a new investigation.

Fernanda Wenzel reports for Mongabay.

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Rainforests might survive after all, says new study

Rainforests might survive after all, says new study

A new study shows that while rainforests continue to face threats, certain areas are seeing a decline in deforestation, offering a glimmer of hope for their future.

Benji Jones reports for Vox.

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Brazilian special forces fight back against Amazon deforestation.

Brazilian special forces fight back against Amazon deforestation.

In Brazil's Amazon, a small, specialized unit takes bold steps to protect Indigenous lands from illegal miners.

Jon Lee Anderson reports for The New Yorker.

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