A dynamic online forest monitoring and alert system that empowers people everywhere to better manage forests.
Palm oil is Indonesia’s top exported commodity and has become a key economic drivers for the country. However, it has also been often associated with the loss of Indonesia's valuable forests.
On January 8, 2014, Dr. Andrew Steer, WRI’s President & CEO, offered his perspectives on major global developments in economics, business, natural resources and sustainability in the coming year.
The Rights to Resources interactive map presents information on citizen and community rights to natural resources in sub-Saharan Africa.
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Peter Lee, Executive Director of Global Forest Watch Canada, presents on Global Forest Watch at TEDxNairobi, November 2013.
WRI analysis finds that Minnesota can reduce its CO2 emissions 31 percent below 2011 levels by 2020.
In much of Africa, land and natural resources are governed by separate laws under different property rights systems. As a consequence, one entity may legally hold the rights to the surface land while another holds the rights to the natural resources under the same land.