5 May 2020 Daily Digest of COVID-19 News and Analysis

CORONAVIRUS NOTES #5: FSC AUSTRALIA’S SHAMEFUL ROLL IN PROMOTING LOGGING AS AN “ESSENTIAL SERVICE” (5 MAY 2020) REDD-Monitor: Australia suffered devastating fires between September 2019 and February 2020. About 7.4 million hectares of forest was burned, mainly in… Read More

Earth Watch: Part 2: Cam Walker On Australia Fires & Their Impact

Photo: Friends of the Earth Australia Cam Walker is the campaigns coordinator for Friends of the Earth Australia. He works on campaigns including climate and energy justice, forests and inland rivers. He is also a volunteer firefighter with the Country Fire… Read More

Earth Watch: Part 1: Cam Walker On Australia Fires & Their Impact

Burned eucalyptus trees, Chile.  As in Australia, a combination of heat wave and drought contributed to the worst wildfires in Chile’s history over the 2016-2017 fire season.  Photo: photolangelle.org (2017)   Cam Walker is the campaigns coordinator for… Read More