ABOUT THE WRITER
Frank Swain is a UK-based science writer who has written for Slate, Wired, New Scientist, Stylist, the BBC, the Guardian, the Times, and the Telegraph. He has also developed science programming for radio and television and is currently working on his first book, Zombology, for OneWorld Publications.
BY THIS WRITER
Event Coverage - 19 Apr 2013Five who make a difference: green pursuits earn innovators forest hero awards
Winners selected from among almost 600 entries from 68 countries at the U.N.Forum on Forests.
News - 22 Dec 2011Booming trade: remnants of the Vietnam War still used as forest products
Scrap metal collectors earn a little more than US$1 per week.
19 Sep 2011In Congo Basin rainforests, the success of REDD+ leaves adaptation efforts trailing
BOGOR, Indonesia (19 September, 2011)_ The dominance of REDD+ schemes (reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation) as a way to tackle...
8 Sep 2011Indonesia unlikely to meet 2025 biofuel goal, says report
BOGOR, Indonesia (9 September, 2011)_Indonesia is unlikely to meet its goal of supplying 5% of the country’s energy demand with biofuels by 2025, according...
7 Sep 2011Despite risks, Indonesia’s farmers stake their future in palm oil
BOGOR, Indonesia (7 September, 2011)_Indonesia has capitalised on the soaring price of crude palm oil, but further action is needed to ensure Indonesia’s...