Hugh Biggar


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

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

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

Forest protection efforts earn Indonesia millions
25 Mar 2019

Norway to pay the country for its reduction in emissions

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

The restorative powers of the underground
22 Nov 2018

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

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

Focused efforts to decrease plastic waste

Food demand outpacing sustainable supply as population booms
23 Oct 2018

Annual GAP report says production must become more efficient

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

Risks to the Cuvette Centrale carbon sink

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

Vegetationmap4Africa app

Farmer led landscape restoration offers multiple benefits for smallholders and women in Burkina Faso
2 Aug 2018

Re-greening the land

Hitting U.N. temperature targets could save global economy $30 trillion
10 Jul 2018

Net global benefit

Blockchain can increase transparency and returns for agricultural producers
24 Jun 2018

Streamlining market access

Milk for peace: A conversation with Alqueria’s Jaime Eduardo Gomez Gomez
26 May 2018

Dairy despite conflict

Technology picks up and transmits “call of the wild” to stop illegal deforestation
28 Apr 2018

App stops illegal deforestation

Turning over an old leaf in Silicon Valley to improve urban conservation
26 Mar 2018

Restoring urban oak landscape