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10 Big Changes for Forests Over the Last Decade

  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • indigenous people
  • REDD
  • restoration
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • indigenous people
  • REDD
  • restoration
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Buyer Beware: One Study Finds 62% of Wood Products Mislabeled

  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • timber
Lumber waiting to be sold. (Flickr/CIFOR)
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • timber

WRI Experts Offer Perspective on Tropical Deforestation in Science Journal

  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • Forests
Deforestation, Luang Prabang, Laos
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • Forests

What Can Global Forest Watch Tell Us About the Fires in Brazil?

  • Climate
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • wildfires
  • Brazil
  • climate change
  • global forest watch
GFW Satellite Fires image
  • Climate
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • wildfires
  • Brazil
  • climate change
  • global forest watch

Hundreds of US Communities Are Making Climate Action Plans, but Few Include Forests

  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • emissions inventories
  • Forests
Angeles National Forest
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • emissions inventories
  • Forests
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Will the Start of Forest Fires Season Hamper Indonesia’s Progress in Reducing Deforestation?

  • Forests
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • wildfires
  • deforestation
  • Indonesia
  • indonesia forest fires
  • palm oil
Indonesia forest fires
  • Forests
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • wildfires
  • deforestation
  • Indonesia
  • indonesia forest fires
  • palm oil
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Congo Basin Deforestation Threatens Food and Water Supplies Throughout Africa

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Water Security
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
Women model the handmade baskets they use every day in Malolo 2, Republic of Congo.
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Water Security
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
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A New Tool Can Help Root Out Deforestation from Complex Supply Chains

  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • business risk
  • Business
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • maps
  • palm oil
  • supply chains
Oil palm
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • business risk
  • Business
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • maps
  • palm oil
  • supply chains
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Land Matters: How Securing Community Land Rights Can Slow Climate Change and Accelerate the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Environmental Rights
  • sustainable development goals
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • resource rights
  • Sustainable Development Goal 2
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Sustainable Development Goal 13
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
indigenous-people-forest
  • Environmental Rights
  • sustainable development goals
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • resource rights
  • Sustainable Development Goal 2
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Sustainable Development Goal 13
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11

DNA Testing Can Save Trees from Illegal Logging – and You Can Help

  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Forests
  • lacey act
  • logging
Moss-covered bigleaf maple trees in the Hoh Rainforest
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Forests
  • lacey act
  • logging
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The Man Who Stopped the Mine. Q&A with Prafulla Samantara, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize Winner

  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • India
  • indigenous people
  • natural resources
Prafulla Samantara, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize winner. Photo by Goldman Environmental Foundation
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • India
  • indigenous people
  • natural resources
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Congress and Trump Gut Disclosure Rules for Fossil Fuel Foreign Payments

  • Finance
  • the trump administration
  • extractive industries
  • fossil fuels
  • human rights
  • investment
  • natural resources
  • oil and gas
People in Nigerian village
  • Finance
  • the trump administration
  • extractive industries
  • fossil fuels
  • human rights
  • investment
  • natural resources
  • oil and gas

Ecuador Shows Why Communities and the Climate Need Strong Forest Rights

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • land tenure
  • oil and gas
The impacts of oil extraction in Ecuador show why secure community forest rights are necessary to protect livelihoods and the environment. Photo credit: Tomas Munita, CIFOR
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • land tenure
  • oil and gas
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What Will it Take to End the “Resource Curses?”

  • access to information
  • access to justice
  • Africa
  • extractive industries
  • natural resources
  • oil and gas
  • Principle 10
  • resource rights
  • transparency
Chad's oil fields continue to leach chemicals, create air pollution, and degrade Lake Chad. Photo credit: Carsen ten Brink, Flickr
  • access to information
  • access to justice
  • Africa
  • extractive industries
  • natural resources
  • oil and gas
  • Principle 10
  • resource rights
  • transparency
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New Map Documents Natural Resource Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa

  • development
  • access to information
  • Africa
  • extractive industries
  • governance
  • land rights
  • water
A farmer stands amidst a rice farm in Burundi, Africa. Photo Credit: Flickr/IRRI Images
  • development
  • access to information
  • Africa
  • extractive industries
  • governance
  • land rights
  • water

Ending the "Resource Curse": Canada Commits to Make Mining More Transparent

  • Business
  • access to information
  • Africa
  • Canada
  • extractive industries
  • governance
  • natural resources
  • Business
  • access to information
  • Africa
  • Canada
  • extractive industries
  • governance
  • natural resources
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Improving Freedom of Information in Uganda

  • Governance
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • Africa
  • extractive industries
  • freedom of information
  • governance
  • oil and gas
  • public participation
  • Governance
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • Africa
  • extractive industries
  • freedom of information
  • governance
  • oil and gas
  • public participation

What Exporting U.S. Natural Gas Means for the Climate

  • Energy
  • climate change
  • extractive industries
  • natural gas
  • shale gas
  • United States
  • us policy
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • extractive industries
  • natural gas
  • shale gas
  • United States
  • us policy

U.S. Natural Gas Exports: Friend or Foe?

  • Energy
  • climate change
  • extractive industries
  • natural gas
  • shale gas
  • us policy
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • extractive industries
  • natural gas
  • shale gas
  • us policy

5 Reasons Why It’s (Still) Important to Reduce Fugitive Methane Emissions

  • climate change
  • emissions
  • Energy
  • environmental protection agency
  • extractive industries
  • natural gas
  • shale gas
  • us policy
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • Energy
  • environmental protection agency
  • extractive industries
  • natural gas
  • shale gas
  • us policy

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