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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Ancient Amazon farming methods offer lessons for rainforest conservation, scientists say
11 Aug 2018

Safeguarding modern forests

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Mine compensation process in Africa should protect women’s rights, WoMin group urges
9 Aug 2018

System "critically flawed"

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Q+A: Rainforest Alliance landscape restoration initiatives take aim at commodity supply chains
30 Jul 2018

Setting the seal

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Ancient baobab trees in Africa under threat due to erratic climate, scientists theorize
17 Jul 2018

Extreme drought stress

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Climate risks put future of Canada’s boreal forests in jeopardy, scientists say
5 Jul 2018

Impact of temperature increase

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Greater rights for women in Uganda lead to large-scale reforestation initiative
18 Jun 2018

8,500 trees planted

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Aveda enterprise in Amazon offers Yanawana people diverse benefits, chief says
12 Jun 2018

Navigating two worlds

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Turtle nesting grounds under threat from climate change, reports show
24 May 2018

Harmful temperature increases

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Climate change could put food supply for migratory birds at risk
12 May 2018

Survival chances lower

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Observers attribute growing flamingo sightings in Florida to wetland restoration
11 Apr 2018

Iconic pink flamingo returns

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Birds find sanctuary in old-growth neighborhoods
3 Apr 2018

Old growth attracts biodiversity

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Fracking impact on bird nests shows need for watershed conservation efforts: study
11 Mar 2018

Waterthrush habitat in jeopardy

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Overhunting in tropical forests may not put carbon storage capacity at risk
27 Feb 2018

Study yields surprising results

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