Marcello Rossi

Voxeurop, June 2022

The hills near Sotalbo, in the province of Ávila, hit by the August 2021 fire…

Curbing depopulation and caring for forests has both an environmental and a social value. Many of the funds allocated by the European Union for this purpose are not used, and their real impact is not measured. Meanwhile, the fires of summer 2021 in Cyprus and Spain confirmed…

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Al Jazeera, May 2022

An aerial view of Enviva Biomass facility in Northampton County, NC. (Doogwood Alliance)

Silverleen Alston recalls when nothing but brooding groves of sweetgums, oaks and cypress trees surrounded her family home in the small town of Garysburg, in North Carolina’s Northampton County.

But those trees are long gone, replaced by rows of fast-growing pines that help feed the hulking…

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Marcello Rossi

Marcello Rossi

Freelance writer. My works appeared in National Geographic, The Economist, The Guardian, BBC, Al Jazeera, Nature, Smithsonian, Reuters, among many others.