Resources

Unlocking Climate Action: Building a Landscape Restoration Movement from the Ground Up

  • Forests
  • COP24
  • Unlocking Climate Action
  • restoration
Extrema, Brazil plantation
  • Forests
  • COP24
  • Unlocking Climate Action
  • restoration

3 Ways Brazil Can Be a Global Leader in Turning Sustainability Commitments into Action

  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Paris Agreement
  • restoration
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • UNFCCC
Local community in the Tapajós National Forest in Pará
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Paris Agreement
  • restoration
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • UNFCCC

A COP21 Surprise: Brazilian States Commit to Restore More than 3 Million Hectares of Degraded Land

  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • COP21
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • NDC
Mato Grosso forest
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • COP21
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • NDC

Initiative 20x20: A Landscape Restoration Movement Rises in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Forests
  • COP21
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • climate change
Peru forest
  • Forests
  • COP21
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • climate change

INSIDER: What’s Your Benchmark? Using the GFW Climate Platform to Identify Clearer Targets

  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • Climate

Monitoring Forest Change in Latin America with Terra-i

  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
Shampuyacu, Peru  (Photo by Bruno Locatelli/CIFOR)
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch

Reducing Latin America’s Carbon Footprint Means Restoring Life to Degraded Lands

  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • restoration
Primary forest in Ecuador's Maquipucuna Reserve. Photo by John Kellogg/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • restoration

RELEASE: Países de Latinoamérica y el Caribe lanzan la Iniciativa 20x20 para restaurar 20 millones de hectáreas de tierra degradada

  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • restoration
  • international climate policy

RELEASE: Latin American and Caribbean Countries and Regional Programs Launch Initiative 20x20 to Restore 20 Million Hectares of Land

  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • restoration
  • international climate policy

ADVISORY: Latin American Countries to Launch Initiative 20x20 to Restore 20 Million Hectares of Degraded Land

  • Forests
  • Equity
  • COP20
  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
  • Forests
  • Equity
  • COP20
  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

Landscape Restoration—A Winning Strategy in a Warmer World

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Costa Rica has built its economy by rebuilding forests. Photo by Geoff Gallice/Flickr
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

Nicaragua’s Indigenous Peoples Protect their Forests Even Without Government Support

  • Forests
  • Equity
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • land rights
Nicaragua's government recognizes 49 percent of the country's forests as community forests--but it wasn't always this way. Photo credit: Lon&Queta, Flickr
  • Forests
  • Equity
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • land rights

ADVISORY: Press Teleconference on International Climate Talks in Lima (COP20)

  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

STATEMENT: Global Forest Watch Wins UN Big Data Climate Challenge Prize

  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • data
  • deforestation
  • mapping
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • data
  • deforestation
  • mapping
Insights

7 Stories to Watch in 2014

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • fossil fuels
  • deforestation
  • Air Quality
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • U.S. policy
As host of the 2014 World Cup, all eyes will be on Brazil's cities to see how they deal with their sustainability challenges and opportunities. Photo credit: Crystal Davis, WRI
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • fossil fuels
  • deforestation
  • Air Quality
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • U.S. policy

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