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The Guardian -57 minutes ago

Amazon indigenous leaders kill...

Gunmen opened fire on a group from the Guajajara tribe on a highway in Maranhão state, killing two and wounding othersTwo indigenous leaders have been shot dead and two others wounded in Brazil’s Maranhão state, in an attack not far from where a prominent tribesman who defended the Amazon rainf...

CIFOR -21 hours ago

Peatland potential untapped in...

Restoration and conservation contribute to nature-based solutions ...

The Guardian -22 hours ago

‘Felling this forest would b...

The Woodland Trust, one of the four groups we are supporting in the 2019 charity appeal, provides natural solutions to the climate emergency• Please donate to our appeal hereAn ornithologist cradles a nuthatch in his hand as the low December sun throws the stark winter canopy of trees into relief....

NYT -yesterday

“En la Amazonía no hay ley...

Con el actual gobierno de Brasil ha aumentado la deforestación en la selva tropical más grande del mundo, crucial para atenuar el impacto del cambio climático....

NYT -yesterday

‘En la Amazonía no hay ley...

Con el actual gobierno de Brasil ha aumentado la deforestación en la selva tropical más grande del mundo, crucial para atenuar el impacto del cambio climático....

Mongabay -2 days ago

Svalbard reindeer rebounding b...

Reindeer and caribou populations have been declining dramatically over the past few decades. But one subspecies of reindeer seems to be doing better, a new study has found. The wild Svalbard reindeer (Rangifer tarandus platyrhynchus), which lives in the harsh archipelago of Svalbard off Norway in th...

Mongabay -2 days ago

In other news: Environmental s...

Tropical forests Gabon’s new environment minister touts the importance of protecting his country’s rainforests (Yahoo Finance). The head of the Malaysian state of Sabah on the island of Borneo pledges to keep at least half of the state forested (The Sun Daily). Forest conservation through REDD+ ...

Mongabay -2 days ago

Sumatra’s dwindling forests ...

JAKARTA — In Indonesia’s Sumatra, which has lost much of its forests over the decades, a major highway project running the length of the island is poised to speed up incursions into the few significant stands of forest that remain, researchers say. Construction of the Trans-Sumatran Highway, spa...

EEPN -2 days ago

Testimonies of impacts from pu...

Yesterday, at an event organized by EPN and its partners at the People’s Summit, in Santiago de Chile, people from different regions and countries denounced the impacts caused by plantations for the pulp and paper industry, and discussed their similarities. In Chile, the plantation industry made i...

Mongabay -2 days ago

Protecting living corals could...

As humans continue to emit record levels of carbon dioxide, we are putting marine habitats at risk. One consequence of these emissions, ocean acidification, is a serious threat to many undersea environments—especially coral reefs. Now, a multinational study on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia o...

CIFOR -2 days ago

REDD+: Still a critical color...

Integrating REDD+ with global efforts to protect and restore forests...

Forest Sweden -2 days ago

Sign up soon: entries for the ...

The closing date for the second Better with Less – Design Challenge is approaching, with last entries to be submitted by 5 January 2020. The competition – organised by Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of Metsä Group – encourages designers...

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