Sandra Cordon

Sandra Cordon


A longtime journalist in her native Canada and in her adopted home of Italy, Cordon is a contributing writer and editor with GLF and CIFOR. Cordon worked across Canada with the national news agency The Canadian Press (CP) before focusing on monetary policy as a speechwriter with The Bank of Canada. She holds degrees in political science and journalism and is at present working towards her Master's degree in International Relations with Queen Mary University in London. 

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For these 6 species, there could be fewer than 100 left
18 Sep 2020

Here are some of the most critically endangered species on Earth

New global biodiversity goals are being developed before the last ones were met
18 Sep 2020

Three major reports on nature say we've missed our set 2020 targets

Can local and Indigenous realities guide the way to better biodiversity policy?
17 Sep 2020

Stories from corners of the world form recommendations in major new report

Variety of life on Earth is being lost at “unprecedented” pace
15 Sep 2020

Seminal U.N. report assesses political action to curb decline in biodiversity

Global vertebrate populations have plunged by two-thirds, says World Wildlife Fund
10 Sep 2020

New flagship report looks at biodiversity loss as “the unravelling of nature”

Major biodiversity reports soon to reveal consequential state of decline
9 Sep 2020

Series of reports and U.N. meetings to address latest findings on biodiversity loss

All hail the rise of the climate-smart potato
19 Aug 2020

Plus, 5 facts about the humble root vegetable’s extraordinary potential

Food security’s large need for small doses of sustainable finance
23 Jun 2020

Access to finance a challenge for scaling up smallholder projects

Before the giant panda, there was the red panda
22 May 2020

Meet the adorable, elusive symbol of threatened biological diversity

Waste not: New UN-Water report examines the potential of wastewater
22 Mar 2020

Mitigating and adapting to climate change through what goes down the drain

In the tropics, forests can help fight hidden hunger
11 Feb 2020

But only if carefully integrated with farms and local realities

Food, water, economic security improved through blueprint for ecological restoration standards
3 Dec 2019

Scientists create a new set of principles to help guide a decade focused on restoration

A brief explainer on carbon markets
26 Nov 2019

What are they, and how do they work?

Report makes the business case for governments to protect biodiversity
1 Nov 2019

Benefits from biodiversity are more than 1.5 times global GDP

Molly Burhans on how to reduce the separation of church and Earth
8 Oct 2019

Young Champion of the Earth maps the Catholic Church’s land holdings to aid restoration