Augusta Dwyer

ABOUT THE WRITER

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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3 things we learned about the state of the planet this month
28 Sep 2023

The climate crisis supercharged, and planetary boundaries breached

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Can carbon capture solve the climate crisis?
31 Aug 2023

Behind the controversial technology attracting billions in investment

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4 community-based organizations building food sovereignty in Africa
11 Jul 2023

Meet GLFx chapters in Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya and Malawi

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Water, water everywhere – but not where it’s needed
19 May 2023

As droughts and floods multiply, what would a sustainable water future look like?

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Can degrowth save us from ecological collapse?
28 Apr 2023

A radical proposal to revamp the global economy

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Humanity’s last chance? New climate report fires final warning shot
8 Apr 2023

What we learned from the latest IPCC Synthesis Report

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How financial institutions can help stamp out deforestation in supply chains
21 Mar 2023

Drilling deep into sustainable investment strategies

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Routes to roots: Agroforestry
11 Jan 2023

For addressing climate change and food systems at once, one solution is coming more into view

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The Amazon unearthed
5 Jan 2023

Tropical forest archaeologists are digging up new learnings from ancient civilizations

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To keep animal protein in the global diet, sustainable investment has a role to play
7 Dec 2022

Seven fundamental practices to guide investment in livestock and aquaculture

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Account for Scope 3 emissions to trace climate impact in food value chains
2 Dec 2022

Boost financial incentives for smallholders, say experts

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Routes to roots: Forest finance
2 Nov 2022

Forests bring ample return on investment, but the windfall of funding needed to jumpstart their restoration proves elusi...

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Routes to roots: Mosaic landscapes
27 Oct 2022

Forest restoration at scale can happen best when broken into smaller pieces and mixed with other land-uses

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Routes to roots: Tree-planting
25 Oct 2022

Tree-planting has become one of the most popular pathways to landscape restoration. But does it always work?

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Routes to roots: Natural regeneration
20 Oct 2022

A powerful way to restore degraded forests is to let them heal themselves – but it takes time

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