UK Bans Ad About Palm Oil Destroying Orangutan Habitat, Ad-maker Responds by Setting Loose Robotic Orangutan in London

November 19, 2018 at 10:04 pm




A robotic orangutan is roaming the streets of London “looking for a new home,” because his habitat has been destroyed by palm oil plantations

Brazil’s New President Openly Threatens Genocide of Indigenous Amazonians

November 6, 2018 at 5:33 pm




Along with his pledge to sell off their rainforest home to agribusiness and mining, Bolsonaro has said openly “minorities will have to adapt … or simply disappear”

Credit: Charlie Hamilton James, National Geographic

China is Turning the Rainforest into Cheap Furniture for the U.S.

October 29, 2018 at 10:12 pm




China is rapidly and illegally gobbling up the world’s second largest rainforest, in Africa, to fuel America’s appetite for cheap furniture.

The Amazon is a Man-Made Food Forest, Researchers Discover

August 1, 2018 at 2:43 pm

Most of the edible plants in the rainforest were planted by humans over 4500 years ago, new study finds. Modern farmers should look to these ancient forest gardeners for the key to sustainable food production.