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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
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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

Getting Governors on Board with Landscape Restoration

  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Forests
Subnational programs on restoration, like Richardson’s River Ecosystem Restoration Initiative, can be found across the globe. Photo by Public Affairs/Flickr
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Forests
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How Ethiopia Went from Famine Crisis to Green Revolution

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • poverty
Ethiopia is now greener than it has been in the last 145 years. Photo by Chris Reij/WRI
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • poverty
Restored forest lands in northern Oregon bring benefits to people and nature.
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • Forests

Clear Waters: Restoring Fish, Culture and Land in Central Oregon

  • aquaculture
  • fisheries
  • restoration
  • Forests
Oxbow Conservation area. (Oregon, United States) Photo by Aaron Reuben/IUCN.
  • aquaculture
  • fisheries
  • restoration
  • Forests
  • restoration
  • Forests
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Scaling Up Regreening Successes

  • restoration
  • restoration
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Bonn Challenge 2.0: Forest and Landscape Restoration Emerges as a Key Climate Solution

  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Forests
A farmer tends his agroforestry system in Colombia. Photo by Neil Palmer of CIAT.
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Forests
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Bonn Challenge On Track to Meet Land Restoration Goal by 2020

  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • Forests
Peter Ndunda, Technical Program Manager, Clinton Climate Initiative (right) plants a tree in the Ethiopia's Lake Abaya Region with a local man. Photo by Aaron Minnick
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • Forests
Insights
Forest landscape restoration does not call for increasing tree cover beyond what would be ecologically appropriate for a particular location. Photo by Valerio Pillar/Flickr.
  • restoration
  • Forests
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Rebranding Bamboo for Bonn: The 5 Million Hectare Restoration Pledge

  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • Forests
Ethiopia is home to the largest area of natural bamboo in Africa. (Ethiopia) Photo by Bureau of IIP/Flickr.
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • Forests
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The trees planted on the Loess Plateau were biological settlers, foreigners to the arid landscape. (Loess Plateau, China) Photo by baggis/Flickr.
  • restoration
  • Forests
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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
  • 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
  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • UNFCCC
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More than half of Brazil's native vegetation grows on private land. (Brazil) Photo by monocletophat123/Flickr.
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • Forests

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