2010 was a significant year for global efforts to tackle illegal logging. Here’s a look back on some of that progress.
WRI President Jonathan Lash previews the key environmental issues to watch in 2011.
The following interview with Craig Hanson and Moray McLeish was conducted and compiled by Jeremy Hance and Rhett A. Butler for mongabay.com and is reposted with permission. Read the entire piece here on the Mongabay website.
This series of issue briefs explores incentives for ensuring that southern U.S. forests continue to supply the timber, water, recreation, and other benefits—known as “ecosystem services”—that people depend upon.
How does the new agreement on REDD set the stage for halting the destruction and degradation of forests?
Enhancing Coordination for More Effective Interim REDD+ Financing
This working paper proposes several options for improved coordination of REDD+ financing at the national, bilateral and multilateral level. It identifies a need to balance improvements in coordination at the global level with the equal importance of promoting flexibility, learning, and country-...
An update on the role of forests and REDD+ in the international climate negotiations.
As a result of rapid development over the last 40 years, the vast majority of land in the southern U.S. has been in some way impacted by humans.
As a result of rapid development over the last 40 years, the vast majority of land in the southern U.S. has been in some way impacted by human activity.
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