Written by Jack Hurd | January 31st, 2014
More than half of the wood products consumed in major markets come from somewhere else. In 2010, the United States was the top buyer of wood furniture from the Asia Pacific region. That might just include your favorite chair.
Written by Adam Bloom | January 28th, 2014
In today’s green news, a glimpse into ancient forest management and bad news for the big fish and the small fish.
- Warmer seas are causing species of fish to mature earlier, stunting their maximum length by up to 29% in the North Sea (The Guardian)
- Indigenous peoples have been carefully managed the rainforests of Asia for 11,000 years by seamlessly clearing pockets of vegetation for agriculture, new findings reveal. (Mongabay)
- A large shark was killed off the coast of Western Australia, the first to be connected to a new shark cull that was put into place to prevent human fatalities. (CNN)
Written by Megan Sheehan | October 16th, 2013
Written by Megan Sheehan | September 11th, 2013
Written by Megan Sheehan | August 16th, 2013
Orangutans are in trouble because their habitat is diminishing at an unsustainable rate. This World Orangutan Day, we take a look at their plight.
Written by Megan Sheehan | June 3rd, 2013
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | March 29th, 2013
Written by Megan Sheehan | February 14th, 2013
Written by Jack Hurd | February 12th, 2013
In honor of Valentine’s Day, Jack Hurd examines the history of the cacao bean and explains how you can make sure your chocolate is responsibly harvested.
Written by Jack Hurd | January 3rd, 2013
Jack Hurd makes some New Year’s resolutions for 2013 and introduces a fun new infographic that explains how individuals can help save Asia-Pacific’s forests.