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2 Smart Cookies, Making Girl Scout Cookies Forest-Friendly

  Who doesn’t love Girl Scout Cookies?   We’ve been proud Girl Scouts for the past 11 years [...]

May 14, 2012     No Comments
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The Winner of the North American Forest Hero(es) of the Year is ….

The Winner of the North American Forest Hero(es) of the Year is ….

Drumroll please…….. Madison Vorva and Rhiannon Tomtishen! The two 16-year-old Girl Scouts from Michigan. You might be asking: Are [...]

Feb 9, 2012     No Comments
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And the Survey Says…. Brazilians Don’t Support Changes to the Forest Code?

And the Survey Says…. Brazilians Don’t Support Changes to the Forest Code?

And the Survey says …..Most Brazilians don’t support changes to their national Forest Code. The debate over these changes [...]

Jul 1, 2011     No Comments
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As Deforestation Rates Climb, so do the Number of Murders of Amazon Activists.

As Deforestation Rates Climb, so do the Number of Murders of Amazon Activists.

Only 10 days after Brazil’s Vice President, Michel Temer, announced the creation of a working group on violence [...]

Jun 16, 2011     No Comments
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Barking up the Wrong Tree(s): Rohrabacher vs. Lewis

Barking up the Wrong Tree(s): Rohrabacher vs. Lewis

Everyone seems to be  looking for a solution to global warming these days (anything BUT reduce our emissions, [...]

May 27, 2011     No Comments
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Brazilian Forest Code Changes Pass a Vote in the House of Representatives! What’s Next?

Brazilian Forest Code Changes Pass a Vote in the House of Representatives! What’s Next?

The Brazilian Forest Code Changes have survived a Vote in the House and Passed! Can you believe it? [...]

May 25, 2011     No Comments
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That’s the Way the Cookie Crumbles: Girl Scouts, Palm Oil, and Rainforest Destruction

That’s the Way the Cookie Crumbles: Girl Scouts, Palm Oil, and Rainforest Destruction

Guest Blogger : Sarah Roquemore, Union of Concerned Scientists If you were to check out the front page [...]

May 20, 2011     No Comments
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Heated Debate on Brazil’s Forest Code

Heated Debate on Brazil’s Forest Code

Today was a big day in the Brazilian House of Representatives. Amendments in a new text to their nation’s Forest [...]

May 11, 2011     No Comments
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Are Rainforests Finally Getting a Break?  A Week (or 2) in Palm Oil News

Are Rainforests Finally Getting a Break? A Week (or 2) in Palm Oil News

There’s been a flurry of activity this week surrounding palm oil sourcing and production, and for once its [...]

Apr 19, 2011     No Comments
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UPDATE: More Money for Deforestation? The Norway-Guyana Debacle

UPDATE: More Money for Deforestation? The Norway-Guyana Debacle

Last week we highlighted the surprising news that the REDD deal between Norway and Guyana was actually responsible [...]

Apr 12, 2011     No Comments
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