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REDD+

REDD+

Explore other issues What is REDD+? REDD+ describes efforts to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, and foster conservation, sustainable management of forests, and…

Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry (LULUCF)

Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry (LULUCF)

Fossil fuels – left untouched – store carbon for millennia. Forests can also store carbon but for much shorter time periods. Climate scientists measure emissions and removals of carbon dioxide…

The EU Action Plan roller-coaster

The EU Action Plan roller-coaster

Personally I'm optimistic however, because it's clear that the public and some forward-looking companies are in favour of this approach, and care passionately for forests.” While the Commission’s…

BLOG - Slow Death in Siberia

How Europe’s coal dependency is devastating Russia’s forests and indigenous Shor people 3 May 2018 Written by: Daria Andreeva   Resistance and oppression Yana Tannagacheva is a…

BLOG - The village women taking on the palm oil giant

“We have never been involved in the discussion with Socapalm, yet we want to participate. They only deal with traditional leaders. And at the slightest questioning by residents, the company says…

BLOG - Long road to legality

But their plea to stop the deal with the EU is not the answer. The deep structural changes that have finally begun to overhaul an industry disfigured for years by poor governance, was always going…

This Land is Ours

A revolutionary Act  The Act, which is the first Liberian law to recognise women’s rights to land, is one of Africa’s most progressive land rights laws.  Under…

The Forest is our Life

The VPA process has propelled changes that otherwise would have taken longer.  Kenny David, who heads Guyana’s FLEGT Secretariat, pointed out that Guyana’s overarching Forest Act was revised…

Pitfalls and Promises of Congo’s new forest Eldorado

4 March 2020   Written by Laudes Martial Mbon Sangha Department, Republic of Congo. Pokola lies 800 kilometres north of Congo’s capital, Brazzaville, on the left bank of a bend in the…

25 years of building alliances to save the forests

2020 and beyond Twenty-five years on – despite huge advances in some areas – the threats facing forests and forest peoples are more acute than ever. It will require deep political will, driven by…

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