Resources

How Local People Are Mapping Billions of Trees on Their Land

  • land use
  • restoration
  • landscapes
  • climate impacts
  • Forests
Woman stading next to a forest in Rwanda
  • land use
  • restoration
  • landscapes
  • climate impacts
  • Forests
Insights

Building Equitable Economies by Restoring Landscapes in India

  • Economics
  • Forests
  • restoration
Two people standing in a field at the edge of a mountain.
  • Economics
  • Forests
  • restoration
Initiatives

The Land Accelerator

Africa woman tending agricultural land
Insights

A Low-Carbon Recovery Can Create Jobs and Boost Indonesia’s Economy

  • Climate
  • coronavirus
  • fossil fuels
  • Economics
  • development
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • low carbon development
  • commodities
  • renewable energy
Aerial view of people and goods in a busy Jakarta street market. Photo by Henry Sudarman/Flickr.
  • Climate
  • coronavirus
  • fossil fuels
  • Economics
  • development
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • low carbon development
  • commodities
  • renewable energy
Insights

Deforestation Threatens the Mekong, but New Trees Are Growing in Surprising Places

  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Forests
Communities like this one in Vietnam are beginning to restore their trees, especially on farms and in villages. Photo by Terry Sunderland/CIFOR.
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Forests
Insights

For Rural Communities, Protecting Land Is a Better Investment than Deforestation

  • Food
  • Forests
  • land use
  • indigenous people
  • agriculture
In India's Narmada District, legal recognition of communities' land rights have enabled villages to invest in sustainable, more productive land management. Photo by...
  • Food
  • Forests
  • land use
  • indigenous people
  • agriculture
Insights
Local villagers floating past a pile of illegally logged tress in Indonesia
  • Forests
  • deforestation
Insights

Will the Start of Forest Fires Season Hamper Indonesia’s Progress in Reducing Deforestation?

  • Forests
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • fires
  • deforestation
  • commodities
Indonesia forest fires
  • Forests
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • fires
  • deforestation
  • commodities
Insights

Indonesia Reduces Deforestation, Norway to Pay Up

  • Paris Agreement
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
Cyathea Papua Rain Forest Papua-Indonesia
  • Paris Agreement
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
Insights
Satrio Adi Wicaksono (WRI), Wiratno (Director General for Natural Resources and Ecosystem Conservation), and Khouni Lomban Rawung (Ambassador for Celebes crested macaque conservation), at the National Conservation Day Celebration. Credit: WRI Indonesia
  • restoration
  • Forests
Insights

Indonesia's Last Forest Frontier: 3 Facts to Know About Papua

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • low carbon development
Forest in Baliem Valley, West Papua. Flickr/Axel Drainville
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • low carbon development
Insights

PODCAST: Putting People at the Heart of Restoring Degraded Land

  • podcasts
  • restoration
  • Forests
Gatsibo District Forest Officer, agronomists and farmer representatives participate in a social network analysis workshop. Credit: WRI/Kathleen Buckingham
  • podcasts
  • restoration
  • Forests

Places to Watch: 3 Forests Experiencing Rapid Clearing Right Now

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

Mientras los grupos indígenas esperan durante décadas para los títulos de tierras, las empresas están adquiriendo sus territorios

  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • natural resources
  • commodities
Shipibo-Konibo
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • natural resources
  • commodities

Forests Could Be Casualties in a U.S.-China Trade War

  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
Soybean harvesting in Caroline County, Md.
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
Insights
Using Forest Watcher in the Leuser Ecosystem to record evidence of a new palm oil plantation.
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
Insights
China is the world's largest timber market.
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
Insights

Smallholder Farmers Are Key to Making the Palm Oil Industry Sustainable

  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • commodities
Indonesian palm oil
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • commodities

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

3 Ways Governments Can Prevent Fake Data on Forests

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • mapping
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • mapping