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A Tale of Two Watersheds

  • Freshwater
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • restoration
  • Freshwater
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • restoration
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Watersheds Lost Up to 22% of Their Forests in 14 Years. Here’s How it Affects Your Water Supply

  • Freshwater
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • water risk
On the Yangtze River at Badong, China. Photo by Bernd Thaller/Flickr.
  • Freshwater
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • water risk
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Destruction of Tropical Peatland Is an Overlooked Source of Emissions

  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • commodities
Peat drainage canals
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • commodities
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Restoring Africa’s Degraded Lands by Improving Farmers’ Rights

  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Restoration at work on Ethiopia’s steep slopes
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
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Can Plantations Help Restore Degraded and Deforested Land?

  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • Forests
Plantation for plywood production in Mettupalayam, India.
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • Forests
Technical Perspectives
  • COP21
  • restoration
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Crisis Response: When Trees Stop Storms and Deserts in Asia

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • restoration
Mangrove forest in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta.
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • restoration
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Looking Back on 5 Years of Forest Outcomes

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • restoration
Tree Planting and Degraded Landscape, Ethiopia
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • restoration

Zooming In: The Real Reasons for Tree Cover Loss and Gain in Minnesota’s Oak Savanna

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • restoration
Oak trees in Minnesota.
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • restoration
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Forests Are in the Paris Agreement! Now What?

  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • COP21
  • Paris Agreement
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • mapping
  • restoration
  • UNFCCC
Myanmar forest
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • COP21
  • Paris Agreement
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • mapping
  • restoration
  • 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
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African Countries Aim to Restore 100 Million Hectares of Degraded Land

  • restoration
  • Climate Resilience
  • Finance
  • Forests
Forest landscape restoration in Ethiopia
  • restoration
  • Climate Resilience
  • Finance
  • Forests
Research

The Restoration Diagnostic

Forested land
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4 Reasons to Be Hopeful About Forests at COP 21

  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • COP21
  • Paris Agreement
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • mapping
  • UNFCCC
Agroforestry
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • COP21
  • Paris Agreement
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • mapping
  • UNFCCC
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Our Fraying Ecosystems

  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
Between 2001 and 2014, the world lost on average 18 million hectares of tree cover per year (an area twice the size of Portugal). Photo by bdodane/Flickr.
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
Insights
Illegal logging accounts for up to 90 percent of forestry activities in some key tropical production forests and 30 percent of globally traded wood. (Sumatra, Indonesia) Photo by CIFOR/Flickr.
  • data
  • restoration
  • Forests
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset