Ensuring forests for the future
Turing over a new leaf
Within these landsapes WWF works to ensure countries have scientifically based and representative networks of well-managed protected areas, which are sustainably financed, ensure effective participation of local communities and provide social and economic benefits, and in addition, establish initiatives that support responsible forest management and trade.
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Global Forest and Trade Network
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Good progress in Geneva, but hard work still ahead: political will a significant factor
“Tackling the difficult issues is yet to begin"
Call for action, compromise at UN climate talks in Geneva
Parties should come to Geneva ready to compromise in favor of an inclusive draft text
More to conservation than APP's clearing halt
Two years after Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) announced a new “forest conservation” policy, APP’s pledge ...
NGOs say APRIL's policy anniversary without real gain
On the first anniversary of APRIL’s “Sustainable Forest Management Policy”, Eyes on the Forest, ...
Interview with Chuck Hutchinson, Senior Technical Officer, WWF-Guyana
Chuck's work focuses on Guyana’s REDD+ efforts and protected areas
Interview with Pat Hardcastle, Forestry Development Specialist
Pat recently worked as team leader on a four year evaluation project of the Norwegian development ...
41% of Amazon deforestation caused by gold mining between 2001 and 2013 took place in the Guianas
A new paper shows that the highest percentage of Amazonian forest loss, caused by gold mining, ...
More work needed, but positive steps for REDD+ as UN climate meeting concludes
Countries moving from negotiations to action on REDD+
Colombia, Guyana, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico share forest data for establishing reference emission levels
Forest countries submit reference emissions levels during UN climate change meeting to advance ...
Forest countries call for international collaboration to achieve emissions reductions
14 countries announce the "Lima Challenge"