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The implications of international agreements on the ten countries that make up the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and their extensive forests was explained at an Experts Dialogue in Indonesia The Paris Agreement is a global deal...
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In its third set of annual results, the Global Canopy Programme’s Forest 500 initiative concludes that more government and financial institution action is needed to help companies achieve deforestation-free supply chains Press Release, 5th December, 2016, Oxford, UK: The Global Canopy Programme’s ‘Forest 500’ released its 2016 results analysing the deforestation policies of the most […]
Illegal logging is causing massive economic damage to developing countries, and organized crime networks are increasingly involved in the lucrative plunder of the planet’s forests By Tim Christophersen When you shop at your local mall for furniture, or paper, have you ever considered whether these wood products come from legal sources? A recent report by […]
Oil palm-community conflict mapping in Indonesia: A case for better community liaison in planning for development initiatives
Authors: Abram, N.K.; Meijaard, E.; Wilson, K.A.; Davis, J.T.; Wells, J.A.; Ancrenaz, M.; Budiharta, S.;Durrant, A.; Fakhruzzi, A.; Runting, R.K.; Gaveau, D.L.A.; Mengersen, K. Conflict between large-scale oil-palm producers and local communities is widespread in palm-oil producer nations. With a potential doubling of oil-palm cultivation in Indonesia in the next ten years it is likely that conflicts between the palm-oil […]
Rayonier President & CEO to Speak at Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2016 Paper, Packaging and Builders Conference
Legality of wood harvested during sanitary (salvage) logging needs thorough verification. Joint statement by WWF Russia and Greenpeace Russia
Application-focused book with the findings of international research on sustainable land management presented at the global Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) According to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification, twelve million hectares of fertile, arable land is lost each and every year. Soils are suffering from aridization, salination and overuse. This means that the loss […]
A key decision made in Morocco signals promise, but progress remains
Learning from women’s and men’s perspectives on agroforestry to enhance climate change strategies and actions in Latin America
By Tatiana Gumucio How does consideration of women’s and men’s uses of and benefits from forest and tree resources make a difference for successful agroforestry strategies targeting climate change adaptation and mitigation? This was a key question addressed by a recent webinar on “Gender, Agroforestry and Climate Change in Latin America,” carried out through the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, […]
Authors: Juanita, G.; Sebastian, R.; Van Vliet, N. Key messages In 2016, the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) developed a handbook to guide parties in the rapid evaluation of bushmeat trade across their borders, to rapidly assess the impacts on local […]