Life on Land
An Unreasonable series investigating the impacts of deforestation and land degradation on wildlife, indigenous cultures, and global communities.
Illustration by Carla Lucena
On the Wild Side
Colombia’s Forests Left Vulnerable in the Wake of Civil War
The race is on to assess and conserve massive tracts of forest relinquished by guerrilla forces. Unfortunately, so is the race to extract them. This woman rode her motorcycle across Colombia to document the people working to protect these ecosystems before they are lost.
Ghana Beyond Aid
Ghanaians Resist $10 Billion Deal to Mine Bauxite in a Protected Forest
Ghana stands to gain billions of dollars worth of infrastructure projects in exchange for bauxite mined from its biologically rich Atewa Forest. The cost? The loss of critical ecosystems and the contamination of water sources millions of Ghanaians depend on.