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    New Map Viewer Shows Development in the Forests of the Democratic Republic of Congo

    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.

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    Forests at Work

    A New Model for Local Land Protection

    This issue brief provides an overview of how public land, including forestland, can be “put to work” to earn revenue from one or more ecosystem service market opportunities. Working forest revenue sources include sustainable timber production, recreation and hunting fees, and – to the extent...

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    Forests for Water

    Exploring Payments for Watershed Services in the U.S. South

    The issue brief provides an overview of how businesses and water utilities in the United States and Latin America are pursuing upstream forest conservation as a cost-effective means of ensuring clean water supplies. It also suggests how many of these approaches could be applicable in the...

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    Q&A: Fiber Testing, Paper, and the Lacey Act

    Answers to frequently asked questions about fiber testing, a technology that can help find potentially illegal wood in the paper supply chain.

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    The Year in Illegal Logging: A Look Back

    2010 was a significant year for global efforts to tackle illegal logging. Here’s a look back on some of that progress.

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Funding for Forests

The Potential of Public Ballot Measures

This issue brief explores the potential of conservation-related ballot measures as a tool to protect forests. It defines conservation-related ballot measures, summarizes their nationwide track record, assesses their application in the Southern United States, and makes recommendations to...

Are Your Wood Products Really Certified?

WRI experts answer questions on forest certification and the Lacey Act.

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Global Well-Being: Rooted in the World's Forests

This piece originally appeared in the Washington Post Environmental Leadership supplement on April 20, 2011, and is reposted with permission.

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New Map Viewer Shows Development in the Forests of the Democratic Republic of Congo

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.

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Forests at Work

A New Model for Local Land Protection

This issue brief provides an overview of how public land, including forestland, can be “put to work” to earn revenue from one or more ecosystem service market opportunities. Working forest revenue sources include sustainable timber production, recreation and hunting fees, and – to the extent...

Forests for Water

Exploring Payments for Watershed Services in the U.S. South

The issue brief provides an overview of how businesses and water utilities in the United States and Latin America are pursuing upstream forest conservation as a cost-effective means of ensuring clean water supplies. It also suggests how many of these approaches could be applicable in the...

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