Forestry

Brazil is one of the hotspots of the corona pandemic, and the Brazilian Amazon is particularly hard hit. Deforestation rates have risen in the last months due to weak controls because of COVID-19 restrictions.

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Forestry

The report shows that the conservation of the world's biodiversity is utterly dependent on the way in which we interact with and use the world's forests.

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Forestry

The rate of global deforestation has slowed, although deforestation continue, the highest rate of net forest losses over the last decade being recorded in Africa, followed by South America.

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Forestry

The ability of the world’s tropical forests to remove carbon from the atmosphere is decreasing, according to a study tracking 300,000 trees over 30 years.

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Forestry

The global production and trade of major wood products have surged to their highest level since the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) began recording forest statistics in 1947.

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Forestry

Forest restoration bears a considerable carbon storage potential and can support efforts to mitigate climate change. However, its role should not be overestimated, and neither should the costs involved in forest…

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Forestry

Ecosystems and humans are integrated parts of complex social-ecological systems. In these systems, forests and trees play a crucial role. Managed well, they offer a unique opportunity to contribute to all of the 17…

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Forestry

It’s quite simple really. You want to protect the things you love. And just what you love is often determined in very early childhood. Wanjira Mathai talked to Silvia Richter about imparting values, the importance of…

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Forestry

Many global companies have committed to eliminate deforestation from their supply chains by 2020. But as increasing global deforestation rates indicate, most of them are not on track to meet that goal. One reason could…

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Forestry

In times of large forest fires in the Amazon, Indonesia and Central Africa, continuously high deforestation rates in the tropics, and climate change becoming ever more evident, it seems like REDD+ – the mechanism for…

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