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. 

By this writer
Fast facts: Forests
12 Sep 2019

A quick rundown on our planet’s ecosystems

Leaked IPCC report warns of the future of oceans in climate change
3 Sep 2019

Devastating storms, loss of freshwater and fish stocks threatened

Lessons for feeding a warming world
15 Aug 2019

Takeaways from new IPCC report on land

A brief explainer of the landscape approach
6 Aug 2019

In this theory circulating scientific circles, what works and why?

The 5 new World Heritage Sites most important for biodiversity
25 Jul 2019

From Persian leopards to Ice Ace–old fauna

Top 10 quotes on Indigenous peoples and climate change
24 Jun 2019

Words of the wise from GLF Bonn 2019

Indigenous peoples’ work in world’s protected areas is ignored and untapped
6 Jun 2019

Benchmark mapping study adds to mounting evidence

In China, the largest bamboo structure of its kind proclaims the plant’s future
27 May 2019

On the unexpected uses of the fast-growing grass

Landscape restoration expensive, exhausting – essential
16 May 2019

Lessons from 5 continents in GLF Kyoto Act III

Talking about a revolution for nature’s rights
22 Apr 2019

From Pacha Mama to ancestral rivers, areas of the earth are earning legal rights

Who is applying rights-of-nature laws?
22 Apr 2019

A look at six countries

For Indigenous peoples, higher U.N. status gained, but rights still lacking
15 Apr 2019

A discussion with activist Joan Carling ahead of U.N. Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

Decision-making by Indigenous, local communities essential for restoration
15 Apr 2019

Land-dependent groups have a vested interest in success

Asia-Pacific region lagging on 2030 Agenda, warns report
10 Apr 2019

Countries must improve capacity to collect and share statistics

New guide shows investors how to overcome obstacles and work with communities
9 Apr 2019

And six tips for how to invest best