The second largest tropical rainforest in the Americas is shrinking by 30,000 hectares every year. In the last few months, rangers have been using special software to combat illegal logging more quickly.
Kelly Craft is a substantial donor to the Republican party and is married to a billionaire coal-mining baron. Nikki Haley is due to step down as envoy to the United Nations.
Few delegates at the Munich Security Conference showed up to discuss climate change. But those that did were reminded that the current collapse of the Earth's ecosystems is already causing conflict and mass migration.
Celebrated German explorer Alexander von Humboldt was born 250 years ago. Far ahead of his time, he warned of the critical importance of protecting nature. Now Germany's president is following in his footsteps.
From activists risking their liberty to block coal, to US businesses sticking with the Paris accord regardless of Trump, ordinary folk fed up waiting for change have outshone the big political players at COP24.
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