Augusta Dwyer


Augusta Dwyer is a freelance writer based in Toronto and the author of four books including “Into the Amazon: The Struggle for the Rainforest” and “Broke but Unbroken: Grassroots Social Movements and Their Radical Solutions to Poverty.” She has written for a wide variety of Canadian media and was awarded a Science in Society Award by the Canadian Science Writers Association in 1998.

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New reports break down what type of finance vulnerable countries are receiving, finding that not enough is going toward adaptive measures.

Global Evergreening Alliance CEO Christopher Armitage on how agroforestry can both feed a growing population and restore the planet’s degraded landscapes.

From flood protection to drinking water, wetlands provide a wide variety of ecosystem services to cities around the world.

In southern Florida, the Everglades ecosystem is grounds for one of history’s most ambitious restoration projects. Here's its story.

Drone technology is being increasingly used to detect illegal poaching and logging, calculate carbon storage and even plant seeds from the air.

A recent study looks at how the price of carbon can be a crucial tool for encouraging reforestation – and remove gigatons of CO2 from the atmosphere.

New methods of growing rice can increase yields by up to 200 percent, while reducing water use and greenhouse gas emissions.