Zika virus has spread far and wide as a result of human mismanagement of the environment. Trash build-up, dam building, deforestation and global warming each contribute to the spread of Zika and other insect-borne diseases around the world.
What can I do to help prevent deforestation in the Amazon? Making smart consumer choices in your neck of the woods can prevent deforestation far away
Dear EarthTalk: What can I do to help prevent deforestation in the Amazon even if I don’t live in the region? — Janine Greco, Nutley, NJ The fact that our climate, our air and our water know no national borders means that the forests are our mutual responsibility. We all depend on their services and we […]
Since the 1950s, Indonesia’s rainforests have decreased 42% due to palm oil farming. Isn’t it time we thought about how much palm oil we are purchasing?