Study explores risk of deforestation as agriculture expands in Africa

Lead researcher Elsa Ordway collects data to validate a remote sensing analysis of deforestation and agricultural expansion in Cameroon. Credit: Elsa Ordway by Rob Jordan Next time you bite into a chocolate bar, think of Africa. The continent produces nearly 70 percent of the world’s cocoa, a growing output that requires carving more than 325,000 … Continue reading Study explores risk of deforestation as agriculture expands in Africa