News: Forests & Climate
New method emerges to deter “indirect” land grab for biofuel production
A new methodology that could deter the “indirect” conversion of virgin or tropical forests for ...
WWF hails major breakthrough in mapping carbon in tropical forests
A revolutionary approach for mapping and monitoring the carbon held in tropical forests is a major ...
Meeting on curbing deforestation to stop climate change questioned as NGOs left out – WWF
Civil society has been all but shut out of a crucial meeting intended to move ahead efforts to ...
New threat to Amazon as Brazilian legislators lay siege to forest law
The Amazon is facing an urgent new threat as legislators allied to agribusiness interests and ...
WWF: New partnership to curb forest loss crucial to stop climate change, benefit people and environment
More than fifty governments have vowed to stem tropical forest loss in efforts to fight climate ...
WWF establishes expert panel for climate, forest projects
WWF announced today at the Carbon Expo in Cologne the creation of an expert panel to support the ...
WWF welcomes landmark Norway, Indonesia agreement on deforestation
WWF welcomed Wednesday’s announcement that Norway will provide USD 1 billion to support Indonesia’s ...
NGOs call for strong safeguards in efforts to halt deforestation to help address climate change
Leading environmental and humanitarian organizations are calling for efforts to combat climate ...
Human health linked directly to forest health
Environmental degradation is causing serious detrimental health impacts for humans, but protecting ...
Post-Copenhagen opportunity to accelerate efforts to slow deforestation
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