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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
Restored forest lands in northern Oregon bring benefits to people and nature.
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • Forests
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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

Zooming In: “Sustainable” Cocoa Producer Destroys Pristine Forest in Peru

  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • mapping
Land cleared to make way for United Cacao’s 2,000 hectare (5,000 acre) plantation.  Photo by Mongabay
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • mapping
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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
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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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More than half of Brazil's native vegetation grows on private land. (Brazil) Photo by monocletophat123/Flickr.
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • Forests

The New York Declaration on Forests: What’s in it for Africa?

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • Gender
Restoration could boost food and water security, improve livelihoods, and curb climate change in some of the most vulnerable regions on Earth. Photo credit: teachandlearn, Flickr
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • Gender
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8 Percent of World's Remaining Pristine Forests Degraded Since 2000

  • agriculture
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
Forest fragmentation is caused by the expansion of logging, mining and development activities. Photo credit: Angela Sevin, Flickr
  • agriculture
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
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Securing Rights for People and the Climate in Africa

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • GHG emissions
  • Climate
  • climate change
Way back to Lukolela  View on the way back to Lukolela, Democratic Republic of Congo.   Photo by Ollivier Girard for CIFOR   Center for International Forestry Research
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • GHG emissions
  • Climate
  • climate change
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Food Security and Climate Change in Africa: A Question of Political Will

  • Food
  • Forests
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • food security
One-quarter of Africa’s projected food gap can be addressed by supporting a drive to achieve replacement level fertility by 2050. Better food security could be achieved by reducing food loss and waste. Photo Credit: Mark Jordahl/Flickr
  • Food
  • Forests
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • food security
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3 Myths and Facts about Forest and Landscape Restoration

  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • deforestation
  • mapping
In Rwanda, 85 percent of the population makes a living from subsistence farming of degraded, formerly forested lands. Photo Credit: Gates Foundation/Flickr
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • deforestation
  • mapping
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7 Unexpected Places for Forest Landscape Restoration

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • mapping
A farmer in Lushoto, Tanzania prepares seedlings for transplanting. Photo credit: P. Kimeli (CIFOR)
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • mapping
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Restoration: It’s About More than Just the Trees

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • deforestation
  • food security
Agroforestry in Indonesia's Lubuk Beringin village. Photo credit: Tri Saputro, Flickr
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • deforestation
  • food security
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Indonesian Fires Bring More Haze to Southeast Asia

  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • fires
  • illegal logging
  • mapping
  • commodities
A forest fire in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia, in September of 2011. Photo credit: Rini Sulaiman, Norwegian Embassy for Center for International Forestry Research
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • fires
  • illegal logging
  • mapping
  • commodities
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5 Things We Learned in 2013 that Could Move the Needle on Sustainability

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • Finance
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • deforestation
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • water risk
New research shows that the world loses 50 soccer fields' of forest every minute of every day. Photo credit: Daniel Murdiyarso, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • Finance
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • deforestation
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • water risk
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Living within Earth's “Planetary Boundaries”

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
"The Human Quest" pairs stunning photography with hard-hitting science. Photo credit: Mattias Klum, The Human Quest
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset