Roger D. Stone, guest editor for this special report, is director and president of the Sustainable Development Institute. He was formerly a correspondent and news bureau chief for Time magazine with three years' service in Brazil. He has also been a vice president of the Chase Manhattan Bank and of the World Wildlife Fund, and president of the Center for Inter-American Relations. He is the author of five published books including Dreams of Amazonia (Viking/Penguin, 1985).
The degradation of coasts and oceans continues, but faint hopes for improvement are stirring.Roger StoneNov 21, 2008
From indigenous people to carbon traders, concerned groups have stepped up the fight to save the Amazon.Roger StoneAug 12, 2007
As farming, ranching, and logging shrink the globe's great rainforest, the planet heats up. A Prospect special report on the assaults on, and the efforts to protect, the Amazon.Roger StoneAug 10, 2007