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Someone standing next to a pile of timber in the DRC, which will be used to create charcoal.
  • deforestation
News

ADVISORY: Embargoed Press Call on WRI’s 2020 Tree Cover Loss Data with Analysis and Insights

  • deforestation
  • forest monitoring
  • biodiversity
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • deforestation
  • forest monitoring
  • biodiversity
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
Insights

Connecting the People Growing a Trillion Trees the Right Way

  • deforestation
  • conservation
  • restoration
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • conservation
  • restoration
  • Forests

ADVISORY: Embargoed Press Call on Global Forest Watch 2019 Tree Cover Loss Data

  • fires
  • deforestation
  • forest monitoring
  • global forest watch
  • fires
  • deforestation
  • forest monitoring
  • global forest watch
Insights

For Sustainability in Cocoa Production, Both Countries and Companies Need to Commit

  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
Cacao farmer in Colombia. Flickr/World Bank Photo Collection
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
Insights

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
Update
A group of four people talking in a circle with a WRI poster in the background.
  • restoration
  • deforestation

Places to Watch: 3 Forests Experiencing Rapid Clearing Right Now

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • agriculture
  • commodities
Mountain gorilla
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • agriculture
  • commodities

RELEASE: New Study Finds More Than a Quarter of Global Tree Cover Loss is Commodity-Driven Deforestation

  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
Insights

Tracking Deforestation in DRC's Forest Concessions Is Complicated

  • Forests
  • commodities
  • deforestation
Road near the village of Ilanga in the DRC. Photo by Molly Bergen
  • Forests
  • commodities
  • deforestation
Insights

Disaster-Focused Headlines from the Congo Often Hide Signs of Progress

  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • land rights
Ilanga, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • land rights
Data

INFOGRAPHIC: Experience the Unequal Ways Communities and Companies Get Land Rights

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights

Places to Watch: 3 Forest Regions at Risk Right Now

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
Palm Oil Plantations in Papua, New Guinea
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
Insights

This Man Wants to Pull 60,000 Rwandans Out of Poverty by Planting Trees

  • deforestation
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • restoration
  • Forests
Planting trees in Rwanda
  • deforestation
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • restoration
  • Forests
Insights

As More Companies Go “Deforestation-Free,” What Does It Mean for Heavily Forested Nations?

  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
Oil palm plantation in Gabon
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
Insights

A River Lined with Smoke: Charcoal and Forest Loss in the Democratic Republic of Congo

  • Forests
  • fossil fuels
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
A woman holding a fuel efficient stove
  • Forests
  • fossil fuels
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
Insights

Forest Watcher Brings Data Straight to Environmental Defenders

  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
Rangers checking Forest Watcher. Photo by Lilian Pintea
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
Insights

Scientists Use Google Earth and Crowdsourcing to Map Uncharted Forests

  • carbon pricing
  • deforestation
  • Forests
Local knowledge helped researchers ground-truth desert forest tracking. (WRI)
  • carbon pricing
  • deforestation
  • Forests

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