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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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Indonesia Is Reducing Deforestation, but Problem Areas Remain

  • Forests
  • peatlands
  • tree cover loss
  • deforestation
  • Indonesia
Local villagers floating past a pile of illegally logged tress in Indonesia
  • Forests
  • peatlands
  • tree cover loss
  • deforestation
  • Indonesia
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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
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  • 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
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ADVISORY: Press Call to Preview WRI’s Global Report on Creating a Sustainable Food Future

  • peatlands
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
  • GHG emissions
  • reforestation
  • sustainable agriculture
  • peatlands
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
  • GHG emissions
  • reforestation
  • sustainable agriculture
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Indonesia's Last Forest Frontier: 3 Facts to Know About Papua

  • Forests
  • peatlands
  • deforestation
  • Indonesia
  • sustainable development
Forest in Baliem Valley, West Papua. Flickr/Axel Drainville
  • Forests
  • peatlands
  • deforestation
  • Indonesia
  • sustainable development
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Traveling through canals to reach the Katingan Peatland Reserve.
  • Indonesia
  • Forests
  • peatlands
Insights

Indonesia's Deforestation Dropped 60 Percent in 2017, but There's More to Do

  • Forests
  • peatlands
  • tree cover loss
  • deforestation
  • Indonesia
Fog over the forest in Kerinci-Seblat National Park. Flickr/Luke Macklin
  • Forests
  • peatlands
  • tree cover loss
  • deforestation
  • Indonesia

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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To Save Indonesia’s Carbon-Rich Peatlands, Start by Mapping Them

  • Forests
  • peatlands
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Indonesia
  • maps
Peat swamp forest in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia
  • Forests
  • peatlands
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Indonesia
  • maps
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PODCAST: Indonesia's Million-Dollar Peat Prize with Frances Seymour

  • peatlands
  • podcasts
  • Forests
  • Indonesia
  • palm oil
Orangutan mother and child in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia.
  • peatlands
  • podcasts
  • Forests
  • Indonesia
  • palm oil
Insights

Destruction of Tropical Peatland Is an Overlooked Source of Emissions

  • peatlands
  • deforestation
  • degraded lands
  • agriculture
  • Indonesia
  • maps
  • palm oil
Peat drainage canals
  • peatlands
  • deforestation
  • degraded lands
  • agriculture
  • Indonesia
  • maps
  • palm oil
Insights

What Indonesia Doesn’t Know About Peatlands Could Undermine its Climate Goals

  • peatlands
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • Forests
  • Indonesia
  • maps
  • wetlands
Peat swamp forests of the Katingan Peatland Reserve in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia.
  • peatlands
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • Forests
  • Indonesia
  • maps
  • wetlands

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