Why do we still destroy tropical forests to produce food? In part, we can blame it on humanity’s tendency to prioritize short-term profits over long-term sustainability. But one more specific answer lies in the complexity of many “forest risk” commodity supply chains — a complexity that tends to hide the impacts of production from view.
President Trump gave into political pressure on Wednesday and signed an executive order ending his administration’s policy of separating families crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. Though the news was a welcome relief to many, child welfare experts say lasting damage has likely already been done.