Most of the tree cover loss in our sample concession occurred in areas where, using clues from the ground, we can conclude it wasn't illegal deforestation. That doesn't mean it doesn't happen.
More than ever, governments, companies and civil society organizations are committing to ambitious goals to protect the world’s remaining forests and combat emissions from deforestation.
GFW Climate shows that between 2001 and 2013, greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation across the world’s tropical forests were larger than Russia’s annual emissions. And that's just one finding of many.
The Forest Atlases are online platforms that help countries better manage their forest resources by combining government data with the latest forest monitoring technology.
Consciente du rôle essentiel des écosystèmes forestiers, le gouvernement de la RDC s’est engagé, en partenariat avec la communauté internationale, à améliorer la gouvernance du secteur forestier afin d’en assurer une gestion durable.
The scarcity of information on local and indigenous perspectives on Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) may inhibit the development of effective REDD-related measures in the Congo Basin. The World Resources Institute (WRI), along with the