Augusta Dwyer


Augusta Dwyer is a freelance writer based in Toronto and the author of four books including "Into the Amazon: The Struggle for the Rainforest" and "Broke but Unbroken: Grassroots Social Movements and Their Radical Solutions to Poverty." She has written for a wide variety of Canadian media and was awarded a Science in Society Award by the Canadian Science Writers Association in 1998.

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What’s the right carbon price for reforestation?
18 Jul 2019

New study models reforestation, deforestation and carbon sequestration at different prices

Growing a green, healthy rice bowl
18 Jul 2019

SRI method increases rice yields and reduces greenhouse gas emissions

Landscape restoration: Is it working?
20 May 2019

Scientists challenge the Bonn Challenge; its creator responds

No peace without a piece of the land
15 May 2019

Mike Mora discusses challenges of land reform in Colombia

In Petén, Guatemala, community forestry is viable business
15 May 2019

Increases in incomes, assets and education; decreases in deforestation

New U.N. environmental report a wake-up call for health officials
16 Apr 2019

Sixth Global Environment Outlook makes a health case for policy change

Study finds access to nature in childhood helps mental health
27 Mar 2019

A reason to protect urban green spaces

A textual digest of new U.N. resolution for restoration
18 Mar 2019

10-point summary of the official adopted document

Test your restoration knowledge
5 Mar 2019

See how much you know about ongoing initiatives to re-green the planet

How can restoration help solve hunger?
10 Jan 2019

Joint solutions for two challenges

For better farm yields in Brazil, a simple registration can help
7 Jan 2019

Farmers receive new technology for proof of their land management

Going against the flow to clean up Native American landscapes
20 Nov 2018

Janene Yazzie takes on radioactive river pollution and human rights

Lessons from Latin America: Cultivating corridors
16 Nov 2018

Connecting forest fragments – and people – to restore landscapes

Lessons from Latin America: Green businesses that work
15 Nov 2018

From fragrance to energy drinks

Felix Finkbeiner is trying for the trillion
14 Nov 2018

The 21-year-old changing the planet, one tree at a time