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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WWF queries IFCC/PEFC certification of Indonesian pulp plantations
Most of Indonesia's pulpwood plantations were established by clearing natural forests and peatlands.
Interview with Jolly Sassa Kiuka, Advisor on REDD+ Social Safeguards, WWF-DRC
Jolly works with local communities, NGOs and indigenous peoples on REDD+ safeguards, data ...
Interview with Kristina Van Dexter, Senior Specialist
Kristina focuses on monitoring, evaluation and governance and livelihood issues for the WWF Forest ...
Success of development now tied to world leaders' agendas at home
Close of UN summit shifts focus to national action
Context is everything: the importance of ancillary data in interpreting tree cover change and forest cover mapping results
Naikoa Aguilar-Amuchastegui, our Forest Carbon Scientist, discusses the pros and cons of the 'godly ...
High hopes as world leaders meet to agree global survival plan
UN summit to place environment alongside economic and social development
FORMADAT Awarded Equator Prize 2015
This year, the Equator Prize is awarded to 21 outstanding local and indigenous community ...
World Forestry Congress shows that the forestry sector is coming out of the ‘wooden box’
WFC shows forests play an important role in combating climate change.
UN report finds deforestation slowing, but not fast enough for forest communities or the climate
Without action up to 170 m ha will be wiped out in just 20 years. #forestsforlife
Deforestation and illegal timber trade top WWF’s agenda at XIV World Forestry Congress
WWF is challenging participants to take bold actions to stop deforestation.