How one Brazilian state is tackling deforestation within its borders

Deforestation in Brazil has been soaring the last few years. And its Amazonian state of Pará has the ignoble rank of number one. According to Brazil’s official deforestation data, Pará lost 7.2 million hectares of forest cover between 2000 and 2019, or about 6 percent of its mature forest. Located in the North, the country’s […]

How one Brazilian state is tackling deforestation within its borders

Deforestation in Brazil has been soaring the last few years. And its Amazonian state of Pará has the ignoble rank of number one. According to Brazil’s official deforestation data, Pará lost 7.2 million hectares of forest cover between 2000 and 2019, or about 6 percent of its mature forest. Located in the North, the country’s […]

REDD+ research maps complex path to protect forests, people and climate

This year, with much of the world suffering through a global pandemic and stuck at home, people are seeking nature, fresh air and green spaces. Unfortunately, they are becoming harder to find. Fires in the Amazon, floods in the Philippines, heatwaves in Europe – accelerating climate change is altering the planet. Scientific investigations into climate […]

Indonesia sees a sustainable future for Sintang and other local districts

In Sintang, a district deep in the Indonesian province of West Kalimantan, 59 percent of land use is allocated to forests. A vast national park rich in biodiversity straddles the country’s longest river – the Kapuas. This is an area where some of the country’s major fascinations, from oil palm plantations to a conservation area […]

Indonesia sees a sustainable future for Sintang and other local communities

In Sintang, a district deep in the Indonesian province of West Kalimantan, 59 percent of land use is allocated to forests. A vast national park rich in biodiversity straddles the country’s longest river – the Kapuas. This is an area where some of the country’s major fascinations, from oil palm plantations to a conservation area […]