Enabling trees to better support rural economies

The demand for ever-more agricultural land to feed the world’s increasing population is perhaps the greatest driver of forest destruction. Researchers have been examining the best methods to re-establish ecological health while at the same time providing multiple socio-economic benefits. In the Philippines, a team of researchers with the Center for International Forestry Research and […]

Destruction stops here: Shaping landscape restoration in Philippines

“I will be a guardian and restorer of this land and help the people living here do that,” said Loren Legarda in a call to citizens to cease deforestation and degradation of Philippine ecosystems and “build back better” in a green, sustainable manner. Legarda, the deputy speaker of the Philippines House of Representatives, has a […]