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Frances Seymour talks about her contributions to setting up a $1 million prize to stir innovation in technology for locating peat, a project WRI Indonesia is overseeing. Indonesia's peatlands are one of the world's premier stocks of carbon, but mapping them remains a stubborn hurdle to their protection.

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Frances Seymour, author of Why Forests, Why Now, talks about the fuel faith can give us to confront the injustice of climate change.

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Returning to WRI as a Distinguished Senior Fellow on forest and governance issues, Frances Seymour reflects on the impact of technology and international efforts to turn the tide on deforestation.

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This paper discusses findings from a spatial land use change modeling study on future forest loss in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s forests. Key findings include a historical analysis of forest loss, identification of the influence of drivers on forest loss, the amount and location of future forest loss and associated carbon emissions, and implications for future land-use and climate policy decisions.

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