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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
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Cordillera Azul National Park
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
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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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Forest in the Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
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What Are the Environmental Costs of Valentine’s Day Flowers?

  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • pollution
  • water risk
Roses bought for Valentine's Day.
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • pollution
  • water risk
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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

LandMark Puts Indigenous Peoples and Other Communities on the Global Map

  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • Sustainable Development Goal 10
  • natural infrastructure
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Maasai tribe in the Serengeti National Park.
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • Sustainable Development Goal 10
  • natural infrastructure
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities

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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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
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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

Initiative 20x20: A Landscape Restoration Movement Rises in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Forests
  • COP21
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • climate change
Peru forest
  • Forests
  • COP21
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • climate change
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Brazilian Amazon
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • NDC
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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
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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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25 Years of So-Called “Sustainable Forest Management” in Sarawak

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
Land clearing for oil palm development in Sarawak, Malaysia.
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
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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

Peru’s Illegal “Ghost Trees”: What U.S. Buyers Need to Know

  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • illegal logging
While not a new problem, the scale and pervasiveness of timber laundering in Peru is astounding.  Photo by CIFOR/Flickr.
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • illegal logging
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset