Koen Kusters

ABOUT THE WRITER

Since 2017, Koen Kusters has been based in Toronto working as independent writer and researcher. Formerly a partner in WiW – Global Research and Reporting, a consortium of journalists writing about environmental conservation and international development. Also worked as a lecturer at the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands, and as a researcher at the Center for International Forestry Research in Indonesia. Earned a Ph.D. in environmental science, and a master’s degree in human geography at the University of Amsterdam.

By this writer
A 4-step plan for spatial planning
14 Jan 2019

Better ways to ‘space out’

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Supergrass: The many benefits of bamboo
17 Dec 2018

How the woody grass can advance restoration and economies

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Retaining forests benefits African farmers, new study finds
12 Jul 2018

Forest proximity beneficial

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Critically endangered mountain gorilla population grows despite threats to forest habitat
22 Jun 2018

World Rainforest Day

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Forests, food, land: Delivering solutions to tackle the climate crisis by 2030
13 Jun 2018

Stepping up change

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Will ocean life survive climate change? Five take-aways from a study of marine protected areas
8 Jun 2018

Global warming risks

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Ocean currents are slowing down, and that’s bad news
8 Jun 2018

The tipping point

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“Alternative pathways” to climate change mitigation stir controversy
6 Jun 2018

No silver bullet

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Private capital in conservation: addressing cost concerns
22 May 2018

Upcoming digital summit

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Landscape transformation: what does power have to do with it?
13 May 2018

Understanding power dynamics

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INTERVIEW: Prioritize smallholder cultivation of oil palm in Indonesia, urges researcher Tania Li
4 May 2018

Opportunities for benefit landscape

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Q+A: Global strategy on environment demands engaged scientists, says Christopher Martius
26 Mar 2018

Scientists' warning inspires dialogue

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How to balance conservation and recreation in Toronto’s urban forests
20 Mar 2018

Making space for nature

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Landmark $95 million bond for sustainable rubber joint venture in Indonesia
28 Feb 2018

TLFF bond fund activated

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Climate change expert reflects on stark environmental warning from scientists
24 Feb 2018

Scientist speaks out

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