By Jonathan Lash and Nigel Sizer on April 26, 2011
This piece originally appeared in the Washington Post Environmental Leadership supplement on April 20, 2011, and is reposted with permission.
By Susan Minnemeyer and Matt Steil on April 5, 2011
WRI and the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) Ministry of Environment, Nature Conservation, and Tourism (MECNT) are pleased to announce the release of the interactive map viewer for the Forest Atlas of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The government and people of the Democratic Republic of Congo can now track and monitor forests and logging concessions in the world’s second largest rain forest.
2010 was a significant year for global efforts to tackle illegal logging. Here’s a look back on some of that progress.
By Moray McLeish and Craig Hanson on November 17, 2010
Expanding agriculture onto already degraded lands could relieve pressure on the world’s remaining forests.
Enabling tropical countries to boost their economies and feed global populations whi
Enforcement of the amended Lacey Act has begun, both on and off the public radar. Here are tips on how to remain in compliance.
By Scott Thompson and Paul Doko on August 20, 2010
CAR government and people will now be able to track and monitor the country’s forests and logging concessions.
An update on the role of forests and REDD in the international climate negotiations.
SeeSouthernForests.org provides a new way to learn about – and protect – the forests of the southern United States.
A recent U.S. government raid on illegally sourced wood is a wake-up call to businesses.
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