3 ways Colombians are making an income while restoring the Amazon rainforest

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Victoria Masterson, Senior Writer, Formative Content Communities in Colombia are replacing work that once relied on deforestation with businesses that protect and restore the Amazon rainforest. It’s called the bioeconomy. The bioeconomy involves sustainably developing products from nature […]

The Amazon rainforest is on the verge of collapse — and the finance industry can help to conserve it

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Marina Grossi, President, CEBDS & Ian Thompson, Executive Director, Brazil, The Nature Conservancy Deforestation, climate change and rapid loss of biodiversity in the Amazon rainforest could lead to the collapse of the lynchpin of our planet’s health. Innovative […]

These are the 10 key actions needed to save the Amazon rainforest, scientists say

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Victoria Masterson, Senior Writer, Formative Content Scientists have drawn up an action plan to save the Amazon rainforest, river system, and region. It includes respecting the Amazon’s 400-plus indigenous communities and exposing companies or product lines that threaten […]

Politics is failing to protect the Amazon. It’s time for finance to step up instead

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Beatrice Crona, Executive Director Program on Global Economic Dynamics and the Biosphere, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences Global investors issued a stark warning to politicians at COP24, the 2018 United Nations climate summit in Poland. Companies with a combined […]