In his eight-part special report for The Economist, reporter James Astill evaluated rising threats to the world's forests from human exploitation and climate change. With an emphasis on tropical forests, Astill explained the global environmental significance of this deforestation, as well as policy efforts to limit it.
Each year, winners of The Grantham Prize and the Award of Special Merit recipients were honored at The Grantham Prize Seminar. During this event the winners discussed their stories, giving an insider's perspective on the effort needed to report and craft exceptional environmental journalism. This rare opportunity to hear winners discuss their stories at length has been an inspiration for veteran journalists and non-journalists, alike.