the challenge of Togo where poverty rhymes with deforestation

Day and night, Komlatsè Koto watches with a vigilance committee over the forest of their village in southern Togo, to prevent one day it turns into a huge clearing or disappears completely. Because for years, the inhabitants of the village of Ando-Kpomey, 65 km north of Lomé, have anarchically cut the trees of this equatorial … Read more

“111 hectares deforested every hour” in 2021!

You will also be interested [EN VIDÉO] Deforestation continues at an alarming rate More than 43 million hectares were lost between 2004 and 2017 according to a WWF report; the equivalent of the two levels of the surface of France. “Brazil lost 16,557 km2 of original vegetation cover in all its ecosystems last year”after 13,789 … Read more

“111 hectares deforested every hour” in 2021!

You will also be interested [EN VIDÉO] Deforestation continues at an alarming rate More than 43 million hectares were lost between 2004 and 2017 according to a WWF report; the equivalent of the two levels of the surface of France. “Brazil has lost 16,557 km2 of original vegetation cover in all its ecosystems Last year … Read more

Rampant deforestation in Brazil where the Amazon lost 18 trees per second last year!

You will also be interested [EN VIDÉO] Deforestation continues at an alarming rate More than 43 million hectares were lost between 2004 and 2017 according to a WWF report; the equivalent of the two levels of the surface of France. “Brazil has lost 16,557 km2 of original vegetation cover in all its ecosystems Last year … Read more

deforestation of ecosystems up 20% in 2021

Deforestation in all ecosystems in Brazil increased last year by 20.1%, according to an independent study made public on Monday July 18, which points out that in 2021 the Amazon lost an average of 18 trees per second. “Brazil lost 16,557 km2 of original vegetation cover in all its ecosystems last year“, after 13,789 km2 … Read more

NGO warns EU to include rubber in effort to tackle deforestation

EU-funded industrial rubber plantations contribute to massive deforestation in West and Central Africa. But rubber remains absent from European Union plans to combat deforestation, according to a new study by the NGO Global Witness. “Europe is definitely complicit in all of this. It is not only European companies and tire manufacturers, but also European banks … Read more

Davos calls for deforestation of the Amazon to no longer be synonymous with profitability

Stop making the deforestation of the lungs of the planet rhyme with profit: at the Davos Forum, South American politicians and financiers called for new forms of sustainable exploitation of the Amazon. “It’s about regulating, legislating, and laying the foundations so that forest dwellers become entrepreneurs, which they really want,” said Gustavo Montezano, president of … Read more

deforestation is skyrocketing

“We continue to see an increase in an already alarming figure”warns the head of science and protection of the territories of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) in Brazil, Mariana Napolitano Ferreira, interviewed by The cross. With more than 1,000 km² deforested, deforestation in the Amazon broke a new record last month. And the … Read more

Australia: an army of seed-sowing drones to fight against deforestation

Every year, thousands of plant and animal species disappear from the surface of the Earth. For many scientists, this finding even attests that a sixth mass extinction is underway. But it is not (yet) too late to halt the decline of biodiversity through innovative solutions. In Australia, a veritable army of seed-sowing drones has gone … Read more