Resources

Tags

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
Insights

Palm Oil Mill Data: A Step Towards Transparency

  • Climate
  • Food
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • commodities
Palm oil plantation
  • Climate
  • Food
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • commodities
Insights

Forest Agenda at COP21 Gathers Steam, but Faces Headwinds

  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • COP21
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Brazil forest
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • COP21
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

New Platform Reveals How Much Carbon Is Locked in Tropical Forests – and How Much Was Lost

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • mapping
  • UNFCCC
GFW Climate will help measure emissions from tropical deforestation. Photo credit: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/cifor/14626255095/in/album-72157645614284212/">M. Edliadi for the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • mapping
  • UNFCCC
Insights

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
Insights

New GFW Maps Show Vast Logging, Oil Palm and Plantation Concessions in Sarawak

  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • environmental democracy
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • commodities
Sarawak, Malaysia. Photo by Wakx/Flickr.
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • environmental democracy
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • commodities
Insights

With Latest Fires Crisis, Indonesia Surpasses Russia as World’s Fourth-Largest Emitter

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • fires
  • mapping
  • commodities
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • fires
  • mapping
  • commodities
Insights

Indonesia’s Fire Outbreaks Producing More Daily Emissions than Entire US Economy

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • fires
  • commodities
Fire in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. Photo by Rini Sulaiman/ Norwegian Embassy for Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • fires
  • commodities
Insights

Indonesia’s Draft Climate Plan (INDC): A Good Start, but Improvements Necessary for Success

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
A large portion of Indonesia's emissions come from deforestation and land-use change. Photo by Hari Priyadi/Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

Northwest Lumber Mill First to Be Indicted on US Domestic Lacey Act Charges

  • forest monitoring
  • commodities
  • illegal logging
J&L Tonewoods was charged with purchasing illegal big leaf maple, violating the Lacey Act. Photo by Washington DNR/Flickr
  • forest monitoring
  • commodities
  • illegal logging
Insights

Having it All: Indonesia Can Produce Palm Oil, Protect Forests and Reap Profits

  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • commodities
Agricultural development, like the oil palm plantation shown here, is the largest driver of deforestation in Indonesia. Photo by Achmad Rabin Taim/Wikimedia Commons
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • commodities
Insights

Forest Fires Blaze in Indonesia’s Tesso Nilo National Park

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • fires
  • commodities
Tesso Nilo is home to endangered species like the Sumatran tiger. Photo by Steve Wilson/Flickr
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • fires
  • commodities
Insights

Indonesia’s Forest Fires Reignite, Threatening Protected Areas and Peatlands

  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • fires
  • mapping
  • commodities
Fires are again burning in Indonesia's forests. Photo by Rini Sulaiman/ Norwegian Embassy for Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • fires
  • mapping
  • commodities
Insights

COP20 Lays the Groundwork for Paris Climate Pact: 7 Key Developments

  • Finance
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • COP20
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • Equity & Governance
  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • UNFCCC
Participants at December 2014 international climate conference in Lima
  • Finance
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • COP20
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • Equity & Governance
  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • UNFCCC

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
News

AVISO: 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
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset