To be successful, money pledged to protect forests must tackle the underlying drivers of deforestation.
By Lars Laestadius, Susan Minnemeyer, and Petr Potapov (South Dakota State University) on December 11, 2009
A new map shows a world of opportunity for restoration of forest landscapes. COP-15 negotiators should take note.
By Pierre Methot and Scott Thompson on September 3, 2009
The Democratic Republic of Congo cancelled logging operation titles in 12 million hectares of tropical forest this year in an effort to promote sustainable, socially responsible forest management.
By Matthew Steil and Jean Sylvestre Makak on June 11, 2009
The first-ever Interactive Forest Atlas for Gabon offers data and tools to support the sustainable management of Gabon’s forests.
By Ruth Nogueron and James Griffiths on June 2, 2009
WRI and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development today released an updated online guide to help corporate buyers ensure the sustainability of their wood- and paper-based products.
Reliable, long-term funding from the U.S. and other developed countries could help maintain forests and mitigate climate change.
The World Resources Institute (WRI) and Toyota today launched Southern Forests for the Future, a WRI project designed to raise awareness of the threats facing southern U.S. forests and increase the amount of forest conserved or managed in a sustainable manner.
The World Resources Institute (WRI) and NewPage Corporation today announce a partnership to protect forests in Indonesia. NewPage will substantially fund WRI’s “Project POTICO” (Palm Oil, Timber, Carbon Offsets), an initiative to combat illegal logging and preserve virgin rainforests in Indonesia by diverting new oil palm plantations to degraded lands.
The World Resources Institute and the Environmental Investigation Agency today launch a partnership to combat illegal logging worldwide and clean up timber supply chains.
WRI began working in Central Africa ten years ago and has since built an extensive on-the-ground presence to contribute to the development of sustainable forest management in the region.
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