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Members of Fridays for Future urging action on climate change outside the Dáil in February. File photograph: Alan Betson

Whether or not you have a reusable water bottle, or sometimes cycle to work instead of taking the car, may seem irrelevant when you consider, for exam(...)

 Angel Montalvo and Emily Bench protest for the protection of the Amazon rainforest in front of the Brazilian consulate in Coral Gables, Florida. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty

Protesters have laid siege to Brazilian embassies around the world as international outrage over Jair Bolsonaro’s failure to protect the Amazon intens(...)

Cork mathematician Paul Soden: “I started taking courses in creating agroforestry systems, which can help vast areas that have been deforested grow themselves back and create water and food security.”

The journey from mathematician to regenerative agroforester outside Rio de Janeiro has been long and multifarious for Paul Soden, who first set foot i(...)

Rainforest Connection founder Topher White. His high­tech device made from discarded smartphones listens for trucks, chainsaws and other sounds of encroaching loggers. When installed high up in tree canopies, Rainforest Connection hardware is considered virtually invisible. Photograph: Rainforest Connection

Amid the jungle cacophony of rustling leaves, buzzing bugs, howling monkeys and shrieking parrots, another, more menacing sound can be heard: a revvin(...)