A recent incident at Lumber Liquidators highlights how alleged ties to illegally harvested woods can negatively impact business. Moreover, it shows that the U.S. Lacey Act—which bans trafficking of illegally sourced wood and paper products—is continuing to crack down on suspected illicit activity. It’s important that companies take note—and take action.
In Eastern Europe and Latin America all measured countries show a top-heavy BOP spending pattern, illustrated here by Russia.
Mapping less disturbed forest tracts, floodplain and bottomland ecosystems of intact river basins, naturally rare and unique forest communities, and rare and endangered plant species habitats -- to aid regional conservation strategies.
Carbon Inventory and Mitigation Potential of the Russian Forest and Land Base
Assesses the forest carbon situation in Russia and makes the data available to researchers and policy makers.
The first-ever, detailed map of intact forest landscapes in Russia, and can be used to flag areas where special precautions must be taken before development decisions are made.
with Alexey Yu. Yaroshenko, Peter V. Potapov, and Svetlana A. Turubanova (Greenpeace Russia). A joint publication of Greenpeace Russia and Global Forest Watch.
This first attempt at identifying boreal forest areas of minimal human disturbance (intact) using high-resolution...
Ecosystems and Economies on the Edge
Offers the first scientific assessment of the world's large, intact natural forests and graphically depicts the extent of human impacts on global forests....