Pongamia: Potential benefits for restoration and bioenergy in Indonesia

Its native stomping-ground stretches across a broad swathe of Asia and the Pacific – from India in the west to Fiji in the east – and it is known by scores of local names, including Indian Beech, pongam, Karum tree, kranji and malapari, among many others. Pongamia pinnata is a fast-growing, wide-canopied leguminous tree and […]

Peta Baru Aliran Karbon, Informasi Segar untuk Beraksi

Hutan menjadi krusial bagi upaya global mencegah ancaman perubahan iklim. Sejalan dengan upaya komunitas global menyusun prioritas langkah menghadapi bencana, memetakan hutan mana yang menyerap dan kehilangan karbon – serta alasannya – merupakan bagian penting teka-teki. Namun, hingga kini, data perolehan dan kehilangan karbon di hutan global terpecah dan beragam, yang berimplikasi serius pada pengambilan […]

New maps of global forest carbon flux offer fresh insights for action

Forests are crucial for global efforts to prevent dangerous climate change. As the global community works out what to prioritize in this quest against catastrophe, figuring out which forests are gaining and losing carbon – and why – is an important piece of the puzzle. Until now, however, data on carbon gains and losses in global […]