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Here's How Much of the World's Forests Could Vanish by 2050 | VICE News

<b>VICE News is closely tracking global environmental change. Check out the Tipping Point blog here</b><i>.</i><p>A new report about deforestation and climate change contains a dire warning: If the world continues along its business-as-usual path, an amount of tropical forest nearly equal to the size of India could …

New Web App Uses Google Maps to Track Deforestation as it Happens

Google just unveiled a new online tool called Global Forest Watch that allows organizations and everyday people to monitor deforestation around the …

Who's Responsible for Palm Oil Deforestation—Small Farmers or Big Companies?

In recent days, with massive fires in Southeast Asia again creating the dangerous haze that endangers the health and lives of millions, we’ve seen …

Plantations

6 ways Brazil is saving the Amazon

<b>WHAT DO YOU</b> think of when you hear the words “<b>Amazon rainforest</b>”?<p>A red eyed tree frog, one of the most iconic species of the Amazon. Photo credit: …

Primates

5 Fast Facts About Deforestation

Did you know that one of the main drivers for climate change is deforestation? And if so, then the state of our forests should be a red flag. Forests …