A recent TIME article sheds light on the rapid deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon in the first six months of 2022. From satellite imagery, scientists have discovered 1,500 square miles of forest lost between January and June of this year. This deforestation rate breaks all existing records and therefore is uniquely alarming.
MISSION GREEN founder Meg Lowman was interviewed in February 2022 by Robyn Williams for The Science Show produced by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. During the interview, Meg shared aspects of her 2021 memoir, The Arbornaut — especially from Chapter 12. Listen in as she discusses the critical importance of saving big trees.