Anastasia Moloney, Thomson Reuters Fdn

Anastasia Moloney

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  • HuffPost
  • Daily Mail Online
  • 100 Resilient Cities
  • YubaNet
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Recent articles by Anastasia:

IUCN votes to protect Amazon forest from 'apocalyptic scenario'

The international congress approves a motion submitted by indigenous groups to protect 80% of the world's largest rainforest by 2025 → Read More

Indigenous Tribes Launch Emergency Motion to Protect 80% of Amazon Rainforest by 2025

Indigenous groups, at the forefront of Amazon rainforest conservation efforts, are calling for urgent action from the IUCN congress to stop deforestation. → Read More

Colombia's Medellin plants 'green corridors' to beat heat

As growing parts of the world grapple with unprecedented heatwaves, cities are on the frontline of efforts to keep people safe → Read More

Africa: Vaccine Deserts - the Poor Nations Trailing in the Fight Against Covid-19

While a few nations are in no hurry to start vaccinations, many poor countries are struggling to make progress due to a shortage of vaccine supplies → Read More

Peru's indigenous tribes use tech to track Amazon deforestation

Members of nearly 40 indigenous communities in northern Peru were given training to use smartphone mapping apps that receive early deforestation alerts → Read More

Climate change lawsuits snowball in South America

Legal cases have aimed to force governments - and more recently corporations - to shift away from fossil fuels, and rapidly increase investment in renewable energy → Read More

Africa: From Beef to Chocolate, Illegal Deforestation Found Behind Many Everyday Foods

Environmentalists and some UK, EU and U.S. lawmakers are calling for legislation that would stop goods grown on illegally cleared land from ending up on shop shelves → Read More

What Does US Support for a Vaccine Patent Waiver Mean for the World? 5 Experts Weigh In.

South Africa and India are leading efforts to temporarily waive patent protection for COVID-19 vaccines at WTO, in order to boost supply to developing countries. → Read More

Inside the war against illegal gold mining in Peru's Amazon

Peru has seen an explosion in illegal gold mining and deforestation. Now the battle is on to save the Amazon and its communities before it’s too late → Read More

4 Young Women Talk About Protesting Gender-Based Violence for the First Time

Four women share their experiences of joining global protests against gender-based violence, inspired by the murder of Sarah Everard. → Read More

Africa: Contraceptive Cost of Covid

Millions of women lost out on family planning services due to pandemic, leading to 1.4 million unplanned pregnancies, new U.N. data shows → Read More

Africa: Hard Hit By Covid-19, Migrants Seen Facing 'Invisible Wall'

Job losses and pay cuts linked to the pandemic have taken a heavy toll on migrants and refugees around the world, according to a Red Cross poll → Read More

How Biden could use foreign and trade policy to protect the Amazon

To tackle rising deforestation in the Amazon, experts urge U.S. climate diplomacy to focus on trade policies, economic incentives and new coalitions → Read More

Africa: Which Countries Shatter Glass Ceilings With Gender-Balanced Cabinets?

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden's promise of a more gender-balanced cabinet follows examples set in countries across the world from Rwanda to Canada to Colombia and New Zealand → Read More

High hopes for abortion rights to expand in Argentina

A fresh effort to make abortion legal in Argentina has a better chance of success than did previous failed efforts, supporters said on Wednesday, given political change and unprecedented backing by the president in the South American country. → Read More

7 Lawyers Continuing RGB's Fight for Women's Rights Around the World

Across the world, female justices are achieving victories for women's rights, much like the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg did in the US. → Read More

Toppling of conquistador statue in Colombia triggers debate over history, legacy

The toppling of a statue of a Spanish conqueror by indigenous people in Colombia this week has opened up debate over how the historic arrival and rule by Western Europeans and the suffering of native people should be remembered. → Read More

South Sudan: Fighter for Women's Voices Honored By U.S. Peace Group

South Sudanese activist Rita Lopidia was awarded the inaugural Women Building Peace Award for her work promoting women's participation in peace agreements → Read More

Africa: Hitting Women Hard, Pandemic Makes Gender Poverty Gap Wider

More women than men will fall into extreme poverty due to the pandemic as they bear the economic brunt of COVID-19 and face bigger job losses. → Read More

Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon two-thirds lower on titled indigenous land

BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Granting secure land tenure to indigenous forest communities in Brazil's Amazon is a key way to stem rising deforestation rates in the world's largest rainforest, researchers said on Monday. → Read More