Hugh Biggar

ABOUT THE WRITER

Hugh Biggar has worked as a reporter for print and online publications, as a consultant for international agencies including the United Nations Development Program and the U.S. Peace Corps, and as an advisor for the Roshan Learning Center for refugees in Jakarta, Indonesia. He earned an MA in public affairs journalism from Stanford University with additional coursework at Stanford's school for International Policy Studies.

By this writer
What to think of California’s new Tropical Forest Standard
18 Nov 2019

In its latest move as a global climate leader, the state directs new ‘low-carb’ standards at forests

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Species loss is a loss for landscapes
2 Oct 2019

Thousands of species imperiled, critical update finds

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Tackling logging in Cambodia? There’s an app for that
22 Jul 2019

Smartphone app helps communities fight illegal logging

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Burn notice: Fire’s reality in the 21st century
1 May 2019

Scientists make call-to-action for a fire-smart future

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In Ghana, one man plants a future with 20 million new trees
22 Apr 2019

This Earth Day, meet West Africa’s young eco-warrior

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Forest protection efforts earn Indonesia millions
25 Mar 2019

Norway to pay the country for its reduction in emissions

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Closing the land rights gap for 2.5 billion people
28 Nov 2018

Indigenous and local communities need tenure to protect – and survive in – landscapes

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The restorative powers of the underground
22 Nov 2018

Tony Rinaudo’s uses what lies beneath to turn drylands into forests

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Indonesia seeks to turn the tide of global ocean health
6 Nov 2018

Focused efforts to decrease plastic waste

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Food demand outpacing sustainable supply as population booms
23 Oct 2018

Annual GAP report says production must become more efficient

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What’s threatening the Congo Basin’s peatlands?
1 Oct 2018

Risks to the Cuvette Centrale carbon sink

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New app helps African farmers find the right tree
8 Sep 2018

Vegetationmap4Africa app

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