Global Forest Watch 2.0 is a powerful near real-time forest monitoring system that unites satellite technology, data sharing, and human networks around the world to fight deforestation.
The World Resources Institute will host its 9th Annual Stories to Watch event on January 10, 2012, looking ahead to the big environmental and sustainability stories for 2012.
Restoring functionality and productive capacity to forests and landscapes in order to provide food, fuel, and fiber, improve livelihoods, store carbon, improve adaptive capacity, conserve biodiversity, prevent erosion and improve water supply.
New Global Restoration Council to be led by former Swedish Prime Minister Persson
A global effort to restore 150 million hectares of degraded and deforested lands by 2020 is being launched in Bonn, Germany.
This restoration opportunity
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Experts and innovators meet to chart the future of ecosystem conservation
By Nigel Sizer, Lars Laestadius, and Susan Minnemeyer on May 26, 2011
New research shows that Africa offers some of the greatest opportunities globally for restoring forests.
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.
Note: This map was updated in December, 2010. View the most recent version here
This map shows areas where global forests have great potential for recovery.
WRI seeks to increase the ability of governments, businesses, and civil society to protect intact forest landscapes, manage working forests more effectively, and restore deforested lands.
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