Measuring tower of the AmazonFACE project in the Brazilian rainforest.
Forestry

How much carbon dioxide can tropical rainforests absorb? Investigations by an international team of researchers, with significant involvement from the Technical University of Munich (TUM), indicate that the absorption…

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Aerial view of a forest
Forestry

Global temperatures could rise 1.5° C above industrial levels by as early as 2030 if current trends continue, but trees could help stem this climate crisis. A new analysis finds that adding nearly one billion additional…

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In a forest looking above.
Forestry

On the occasion of the 4th Annual Meeting of the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 in Bogota, Colombia, the German Government has announced its joining the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020. With this new partnership, Germany is…

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Forestry

This guide aims to help forest-health practitioners and forest managers to implement classical biological control programmes.

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Forestry

Mangrove ecosystems are an important natural carbon sink that accumulate and store large amounts of organic carbon. However, the magnitude of carbon stocks and the rate of carbon accumulation vary geographically due to a…

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Forestry

Greater inequality increases deforestation in Latin America, researchers say. Consequently, more equal distribution of income, wealth and land ownership is not only fairer, it also improves environmental protection.

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Forestry

In the context of its programme for sustainable agricultural supply chains and standards, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit pursues a Jurisdictional Approach. The interventions in this approach are…

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Forestry

A formula used to calculate basic wood density has recently been corrected. Basic density is widely used to compute carbon storage by trees. French researchers estimate that the error in the initial formula resulted in…

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Forestry

Policy-makers from Brazil, Uruguay and Indonesia discussed the role of forests in the global bioeconomy at a meeting in Bonn, Germany.

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Forestry

This year’s World’s Forests report by FAO urges governments to foster an all-inclusive approach to benefit both trees and those who rely on them. But the report also points out a gradual increase in sustainable practices…

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