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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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"
COICA and WWF present concept and implementation of Amazon Indigenous REDD+
For generations, the indigenous peoples have been working to protect their territories against ...
REDD+ progress stalls at UN climate change meeting
Divergence of positions on pending topics means no progress for REDD+ at COP20
WWF calls on delegates at global climate meeting to ‘guarantee inclusion of forest sector in new climate regime’
COP20 is a pivotal opportunity to advance the international forest and climate agenda
Lima talks to test political will for global climate deal
Why COP20 will be a key moment in climate negotiations