Forestry

Forests have a key role to play in the fight against the climate crisis, biodiversity loss and hunger. That is why Germany’s Federal Chancellor Olaf Scholz announced at the COP27 climate conference in Sharm…

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Forestry

Protecting the animals, plants, fungi and microorganisms that thrive in forests must become a central goal of sustainable forest management worldwide, according to a this report.

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Forestry

This report combines the results of a long-term outlook for the forest sector to 2050 with an assessment of wood demand in a sustainable economic environment.

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Forestry

Effective measures to halt deforestation must address underlying and indirect roles of agriculture.

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Forestry

There is a huge demand for timber, and it is steadily growing, especially for packaging, the construction industry, bioplastics and bioenergy. But already now, the demand for timber cannot be met sustainably according to…

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Soils

The African Union wants to create new prospects for the people of the Sahel and halt desertification with a Great Green Wall. But halfway through the time envisaged for the concept, the ambitious initiative is not yet…

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Forestry

Societies could make better use of forests to conserve biodiversity, better provide for human well-being, and generate income, particularly for rural people this report states, but current investment in forests is far…

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Forestry

From 2015 to 2020, deforestation and forest degradation continued to take place at the alarming rate of nearly 10 million hectares per year. Under the topic “Building a Green, Healthy and Future with Forests”…

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Forestry

Global leaders committed at COP26 to halt and reverse forest loss. But still the majority of influential companies and financial institutions are doing little or nothing to tackle deforestation, latest data show.

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Forestry

Tropical forests are vanishing at an alarming rate as a result of deforestation, but natural forest restoration can have significant beneficial impacts on climate change mitigation and biodiversity conservation over the…

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