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ScienceDaily -1 week ago

Carbon emissions from Amazonian forest fires up to 4 times worse than feared

Carbon losses caused by El Niño forest fires of 2015 and 2016 could be up to four times greater than thought....

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CBD -2 weeks ago

'This is a call to arms' - the musicians making drama out of a crisis

Brutal heatwaves and forest fires, species extinction and biodiversity loss, melting ice caps and rising sea levels. Every week it seems new and terrible environmental records are being set....

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timberbiz -2 weeks ago

Fire season nears in Australia – we should take heed

Aborigines’ fire management skills should be integrated into Victoria’s fire-fighting planning to complement fuel reduction burning, according to the state’s forestry experts. Source: Philip Hopkins for Timberbiz “The traditional owners of the land have unique skills and expertise in the management of fire in the landscape,” said the Victorian division of the Institute of Foresters of Au...

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GFW -2 weeks ago

How Scientists Used Lasers, Satellites and Planes to Map One of Indonesia’s Biggest Sources of Emissions

By Katie Fletcher Twenty years ago, Dr. Florian Siegert, a German-trained biologist, was conducting ecology research in Borneo when a series of fires blazed across Indonesia. The Asian Forest Fires of 1997-1998 burned thousands of miles of rainforest, creating a haze and air quality disaster that caused $5-6 billion in economic losses and endangered the […] The post How Scientists Used Laser...

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USFS -3 weeks ago

Current Perspectives on Sustainable Forest Management: North America

Purpose of Review Increased availability of current forest resource information provides an opportunity to evaluate the continued concerns about forest sustainability in North America. The purpose of this study is to assess and discuss the current state and trends of North American forest resources, sustainable forest management, and their implications for forest sustainability. Recent Findings Re...

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CIFOR -4 weeks ago

Finding the best practices to fight forest fires and preserve peatlands in Riau

The post Finding the best practices to fight forest fires and preserve peatlands in Riau appeared first on Center for International Forestry Research....

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CIFOR -4 weeks ago

CIFOR works with local communities to find best practices to prevent forest fires and restore peatlands

MEDIA ADVISORY CIFOR works with local communities to find best practices to prevent forest fires and restore peatlands   Bogor,... The post CIFOR works with local communities to find best practices to prevent forest fires and restore peatlands appeared first on Center for International Forestry Research....

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timberbiz -1 month ago

Meeting of the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers

Canadian federal, provincial, and territorial forest ministers concluded the 2018 meeting of the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM) in Halifax, and announced their commitment to renewing the CCFM’s Vision for Canada’s Forests. Source: Timberbiz Renewing this vision will ensure that Canada’s forests and forest sector continue to provide diverse environmental and social va...

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Forest2Market -1 month ago

Western North America Wildfires Continue to Impact Forest Industry

The worst possible bad news has been realized in western North America: wildfires across the region this year are as bad, or worse, than 2017. The wildfire experts have been proven correct over the last couple of years when they warned that epic forest fires would become the “new normal.” Wildfire ecologists in British Columbia (BC) have been warning that the government must invest...

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PEFC -2 months ago

Healthy forests have a significant impact on our lives

This August, Sapto Nugroho, a runner up in our 2017 ‘Experience Forests, Experience PEFC’ photo contest, shares the story behind his photo ‘Water Bombing’ and explains why forest fires are so dangerous for all of us. How do you feel about forests? I am closely involved...-- Delivered by Feed43 service...

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SMY -2 months ago

Finland has a problem with too few forest fires – to promote biodiversity, burned-down areas should be protected

While other countries grapple with destructive and deadly forest fires, the problem in Finland is the opposite. From nature’s point […]...

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EFI -5 months ago

Using the bioeconomy to prevent forest fires

Move beyond an extinction-based approach to forest fires and focus on prevention, via the bioeconomy....

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IFSA -5 months ago

The future of Portugal’s eucalyptus plantations

By Niclas Hoegel After coming back from SERM’ 18, our Southern European Regional Meeting, that took place in Portugal this year I was curious to hear more professional opinions on behalf of Portugal’s problem with forest fires. On a panel about the main drivers of deforestation on the SB48 conference of UNFCC I was able … Continue reading The future of Portugal’s eucalyptus pl...

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WWF -7 months ago

Key Stories of Forests and Climate: Towards Green Development in the Congo Basin

The Congo basin is the green heart of Africa, home to the second largest tropical rainforest in the world and one of the planet’s most important areas of biodiversity. Mai-Ndombe is a vital piece of that landscape. It’s here that worrying levels of deforestation and degradation are recorded, due to slash and burn agriculture, charcoal production, uncontrolled forest fires, logging, and Kinsha...

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Theforestblog -9 months ago

Forest Service Policy

Washington DC has dominated headlines over the last year.  Some of it including Federal Land, but not much to do with the Forest Service. Forest fires being the possible exception.  It doesn’t mean things haven’t been going on behind the scenes.  With new leadership at the top, there seems to be some renewed optimism of … Continue reading "Forest Service Policy" The post Forest Servic...

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WFC -12 months ago

Binod Heyojoo - World Forest Institute International Fellow - Nepal

Binod Heyojoo is a professor in a forestry school in a university in Nepal. Climate change has been impacting countries around the world in different ways. In the case of Nepal, forest fires are starting to be more frequent. That is why Binod joined the World Forest Institute International Fellowship Program to learn about forest fire management in the Pacific NW....

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Climate Home -12 months ago

Amazon forest fires pushing climate change ‘beyond human control’

Leading Amazon scientist highlights 'grave problems' in Brazil's management of the world's most important forest as climate-driven fires eat it away The post Amazon forest fires pushing climate change ‘beyond human control’ appeared first on Climate Home News....

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iForest -1 year ago

Research Articles: A silvicultural stand density model to control understory in maritime pine stands

Fonseca TF, Duarte JCA SILVICULTURAL STAND DENSITY MODEL TO CONTROL UNDERSTORY IN MARITIME PINE STANDSAbstract: The aim of this study was to provide optimal silvicultural guidelines for the maintenance of low understory vegetation cover in maritime pine (Pinus pinaster Ait.) stands in Mediterranean areas prone to the occurrence of forest fires. An extensive data set from maritime pine stands of no...

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FAO -1 year ago

Forestry Officer (Forest Fire Management)

The Forest Policy and Resources Division leads FAO's work in promoting sustainable forest management and providing leadership on the environmental, social and economic dimensions of forestry, including its contributions to poverty reduction and food security and nutrition. It liaises with member countries, civil society and the private sector in aspects ranging from development of effective forest...

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iForest -2 years ago

Research Articles: Long-term changes in surface-active beetle communities in a post-fire successional gradient in Pinus brutia forests

Kaynas BYLONG-TERM CHANGES IN SURFACE-ACTIVE BEETLE COMMUNITIES IN A POST-FIRE SUCCESSIONAL GRADIENT IN PINUS BRUTIA FORESTSAbstract: Fire is one of the most important ecological factors for many ecosystem types. Since prehistoric times, synergistic effects of fires and humans have led to changes in Eastern Mediterranean ecosystems. The effects of fire on different trophic levels, particularly reg...

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iForest -2 years ago

Research Articles: Probabilistic prediction of daily fire occurrence in the Mediterranean with readily available spatio-temporal data

Papakosta P, Straub DPROBABILISTIC PREDICTION OF DAILY FIRE OCCURRENCE IN THE MEDITERRANEAN WITH READILY AVAILABLE SPATIO-TEMPORAL DATAAbstract: The prediction of wildfire occurrence is an important component of fire management. We have developed probabilistic daily fire prediction models for a Mediterranean region of Europe (Cyprus) at the mesoscale, based on Poisson regression. The models use on...

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CIGA-UNAM -3 years ago

At present Mexico has a baseline (REL) for deforestation but not for degradation or for forest enhancements; so cannot claim performance-related rewards for these elements of REDD+

Mexico has proposed a national Reference Emission Level (REL) to the UNFCCC and has developed an Initiative for Reduced Emissions, with finance from FCPF.  However the REL includes only emissions from deforestation and forest fires.  This is mainly because there is insufficient historical data on changing carbon stocks within forests to estimate trends in degradation and forest enhanceme...

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CIGA-UNAM -3 years ago

Reduced degradation; the orphan child of REDD+

InfoBrief 3 introduced the importance of degradation in forest carbon emissions in Mexico, particularly in the case of tropical dry forest. In InfoBrief 5 (see side menu) we address the institutional framework that is developing in Mexico as regards finance and incentives for REDD+ activities, and highlight why inclusion of degradation is so difficult. A national baseline has been set, but it incl...

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#Forests2015 -3 years ago

The Power of Technology Protecting Trees

Uncontrolled Forest Fires remains one of the biggest risks facing the forests today. Fires have the ability to destroy thousands of trees.  Fire management within forestry is critical to avoid economic losses and to protect the lives of people and … Continue reading →...

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iForest -3 years ago

Research Articles: Impact of wildfire on the edaphic microarthropod community in a Pinus pinaster forest in central Italy

Lisa C, Paffetti D, Nocentini S, Marchi E, Bottalico F, Fiorentini S, Travaglini DIMPACT OF WILDFIRE ON THE EDAPHIC MICROARTHROPOD COMMUNITY IN A PINUS PINASTER FOREST IN CENTRAL ITALYAbstract: The purpose of this study was to investigate the response of the soil microarthropod community to wildfire in forest ecosystems. The edaphic microarthropod communities of pine stands burned in 2001, in 2009...

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iForest -4 years ago

Research Articles: Wildfires in Algeria: problems and challenges

Meddour-Sahar OWILDFIRES IN ALGERIA: PROBLEMS AND CHALLENGESAbstract: In the scenario of the Mediterranean area, where about 54 000 fires and 0.4 million hectares of forest are burned and annually registered (2006-2010), the rank for Algeria is non-negligible with 4.11 million hectares of forest. The annual number of fires and the size of area burned depict a critical situation, which became rathe...

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iForest -4 years ago

Research Articles: Assessing the carbon sink of afforestation with the Carbon Budget Model at the country level: an example for Italy

Pilli R, Grassi G, Moris JV, Kurz WAASSESSING THE CARBON SINK OF AFFORESTATION WITH THE CARBON BUDGET MODEL AT THE COUNTRY LEVEL: AN EXAMPLE FOR ITALYAbstract: In the context of the Kyoto Protocol, the mandatory accounting of Afforestation and Reforestation (AR) activities requires estimating the forest carbon (C) stock changes for any direct human-induced expansion of forest since 1990. We used t...

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iForest -5 years ago

Short Communications: Upscaling the estimation of surface-fire rate of spread in maritime pine (Pinus pinaster Ait.) forest

Fernandes PMUPSCALING THE ESTIMATION OF SURFACE-FIRE RATE OF SPREAD IN MARITIME PINE (PINUS PINASTER AIT.) FORESTAbstract: The prediction of the forward rate of forest fire spread is crucial to fire modeling and fire management. An empirical equation is available to estimate the rate of spread of surface fires in maritime pine stands from local fuel, terrain and weather conditions. However, the eq...

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USFS -5 years ago

Seventy-nine years of monitoring demonstrates dramatic forest change

Long-term changes to forests affect biodiversity and how future fires burn. A team of scientists led by Research Ecologist Dr. Eric Knapp, from the U.S. Forest Service's Pacific Southwest Research Station, found dramatic differences in forests today compared to historic conditions prior to logging and fire suppression. The team conducted their research in the Forest Service's Stanislaus-Tuolumne E...

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iForest -5 years ago

Research Articles: Perceptions of forest experts on climate change and fire management in European Mediterranean forests

Raftoyannis Y, Nocentini S, Marchi E, Calama Sainz R, Garcia Guemes C, Pilas I, Peric S, Amaral Paulo J, Moreira-Marcelino Ana C, Costa-Ferreira M, Kakouris E, Lindner MPERCEPTIONS OF FOREST EXPERTS ON CLIMATE CHANGE AND FIRE MANAGEMENT IN EUROPEAN MEDITERRANEAN FORESTSAbstract: Climate change has already increased fire risk in Mediterranean forests. Adaptation options related to forest fires and ...

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iForest -5 years ago

Research Articles: Modeling human-caused forest fire ignition for assessing forest fire danger in Austria

Arndt N, Vacik H, Koch V, Arpaci A, Gossow HMODELING HUMAN-CAUSED FOREST FIRE IGNITION FOR ASSESSING FOREST FIRE DANGER IN AUSTRIAAbstract: Forest fires have not been considered as a significant threat for mountain forests of the European Alpine Space so far. Climate change and its effects on nature, ecology, forest stand structure and composition, global changes according to demands of society an...

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iForest -5 years ago

Research Articles: Analysis of forest fires causes and their motivations in northern Algeria: the Delphi method

Meddour-Sahar O, Meddour R, Leone V, Lovreglio R, Derridj AANALYSIS OF FOREST FIRES CAUSES AND THEIR MOTIVATIONS IN NORTHERN ALGERIA: THE DELPHI METHODAbstract: Forest fires in Algeria are mostly human-caused and result from local social behavior, whether voluntary (arson) or involuntary (negligence). Understanding the reasons why fires start is, therefore, a crucial factor in preventing or reduci...

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iForest -5 years ago

Research Articles: Developing wildfire risk probability models for Eucalyptus globulus stands in Portugal

Botequim B, Garcia-Gonzalo J, Marques S, Ricardo A, Borges JG, Tomé M, Oliveira MMDEVELOPING WILDFIRE RISK PROBABILITY MODELS FOR EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS STANDS IN PORTUGALAbstract: This paper presents a model to predict annual wildfire risk in pure and even-aged eucalypt stands in Portugal. Emphasis was in developing a management-oriented model, i.e., a model that might both: (a) help assess wildfir...

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EFIMED -6 years ago

NEWFOREX at European Parliament

In colboration with ThinkForest and ForestEurope, NEWFOREX is organising a Seminar on Payments for Environmental Services: a Way Forward for Mediterranean Forests? The Seminar will be organised on 27 November 2012 at16.00-18.30 in the European Parliament, Brussels. The objectives of the event are to: (i) discuss the specific economic nature of Mediterranean forests and their goods and services (ii...

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iForest -6 years ago

Technical Reports: Comparison of fire danger indices in the Mediterranean for present day conditions

Giannakopoulos C, LeSager P, Moriondo M, Bindi M, Karali A, Hatzaki M, Kostopoulou ECOMPARISON OF FIRE DANGER INDICES IN THE MEDITERRANEAN FOR PRESENT DAY CONDITIONSAbstract: This paper assesses the ability of two forest fire danger indices to estimate fire danger and to define the beginning and the end of fire season. Two indices are studied: the Canadian Fire Weather Index (FWI) and the Finnish ...

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World Bank -6 years ago

Accounting for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Forest Fires in Bulgaria

Accounting for the full costs of forest fires could help build the case for stepped up investment in this sector and perhaps open the door for carbon financing. However costs associated with increased greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions linked to forest fires are very difficult to estimate. This activity proposes to examine the possible causes of forest fires in Bulgaria and evaluate different models t...

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iForest -9 years ago

Technical Reports: Post-fire forest management in southern Europe: a COST action for gathering and disseminating scientific knowledge

Barbati A, Arianoutsou M, Corona P, De Las Heras J, Fernandes P, Moreira F, Papageorgiou K, Vallejo R, Xanthopoulos GPOST-FIRE FOREST MANAGEMENT IN SOUTHERN EUROPE: A COST ACTION FOR GATHERING AND DISSEMINATING SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGEAbstract: Every year about 45 000 forest fires occur in Europe, burning half a million hectares of forests and rural lands; between 1995 and 2004, more than 4 million he...

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iForest -9 years ago

Research Articles: Wildfire cause analysis: four case-studies in southern Italy

Lovreglio R, Leone V, Giaquinto P, Notarnicola AWILDFIRE CAUSE ANALYSIS: FOUR CASE-STUDIES IN SOUTHERN ITALYAbstract: Forest fires in Italy are mainly caused by humans, and directly depend on social behavior, whether voluntary (arson) or involuntary (negligence). Despite the progress in knowledge made with studying the physical facets of the phenomenon, causes and motives of human-related fire rem...

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iForest -9 years ago

Research Articles: Fuel moisture sampling and modeling in Pinus elliottii Engelm. plantations based on weather conditions in Paraná - Brazil

Alves MVG, Batista AC, Soares RV, Ottaviano M, Marchetti MFUEL MOISTURE SAMPLING AND MODELING IN PINUS ELLIOTTII ENGELM. PLANTATIONS BASED ON WEATHER CONDITIONS IN PARANá - BRAZILAbstract: Fuel moisture content is essential to estimate several fire behavior variables. The objective of the present study was to estimate fuel moisture through meteorological variables. The field materials used for th...

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Elsevier -49 years ago

Variation in fine root biomass along a 1000 km long latitudinal climatic gradient in mixed boreal forests of North-East Europe

Publication date: 15 January 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 432Author(s): Leena Finér, Vitali Zverev, Marjo Palviainen, Tatiana Romanis, Mikhail V. KozlovAbstractThe geographical patterns in the distribution of fine root biomass (FRB) and in the contribution of fine roots to below-ground nitrogen and carbon stocks are poorly documented. Here, we examined FRB and the ecological ...

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Elsevier -49 years ago

Strategic and tactical planning to improve suppression efforts against large forest fires in the Catalonia region of Spain

Publication date: 15 January 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 432Author(s): José Ramón Gonzalez-Olabarria, Keith M. Reynolds, Asier Larrañaga, Jordi Garcia-Gonzalo, Eduard Busquets, Miriam PiqueAbstractThe study explores use of the Ecosystem Management Decision Support (EMDS) System to standardize the process of allocating Management Areas for Fire Suppression Support (MASSs) i...

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Elsevier -49 years ago

Ecological envelope maps and stand production of eucalyptus plantations and naturally regenerated maritime pine stands in the central inland of Portugal

Publication date: 15 January 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 432Author(s): Cristina Alegria, Nuno Pedro, Maria do Carmo Horta, Natália Roque, Paulo FernandezAbstractEucalyptus and maritime pine forests provide most of the wood harvested in Portugal. Due mainly to forest fires maritime pine forest has been converted to eucalyptus plantations. In the central inland of Portugal the...

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Elsevier -49 years ago

Wildfire and topography impacts on snow accumulation and retention in montane forests

Publication date: 15 January 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 432Author(s): Jordan D. Maxwell, Anson Call, Samuel B. St. ClairAbstractWildfires are increasing in frequency, severity, and size in many parts of the world. Forest fires can fundamentally affect snowpack and watershed hydrology by restructuring forest composition and structure. Topography is an important factor in snow...

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IUCN -4 days ago

Communities hold the key to expanding conservation impact in Africa

Wildlife conservation that uses community partnerships is working for people and threatened species across Africa, write Fred Nelson and Rosie Cooney of IUCN's Sustainable Use and Livelihoods Specialist Group Wildlife conservancies managed by local communities provide an opportunity for income generation and conservation to take pl...

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IUCN -5 days ago

IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas Chair Dr Kathy MacKinnon wins top conservation prize

Dr Kathy MacKinnon, a British zoologist, has won the Midori Prize for Biodiversity, a prestigious conservation award. Photo: IUCN ...

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IUCN -5 days ago

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IFSA -7 days ago

Reflection on UNFCC Bangkok Session 2018

Text by Arifah Hidayati (Indonesia)                                     Pic: Kiara Worth (Earth Negotiations Bulletin)        In the early September, I had the chance to attend the 48th Mid-intersessional Meeting of Subdisiary Bodies of United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC SB 48.2) in Bangkok, Thailand. As a first-timer in a UN … C...

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IUCN -4 weeks ago

Plastic from source to sea

Learn more: Marine PlasticsWork area: BusinessMarineWaterLocation: Global...

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IUCN -1 month ago

The elephant left the room quite some time ago; let’s follow

Population was once a taboo subject. With the global population set to rise to over 9.7 billion by 2050, population growth and the resulting pressure on the environment is now recognised as a key conservation issue. Removing barriers to family planning must be an integral part of conservation policy, writes David Johnson, Chief Executive, Margaret Pyke Trust, with the Population & Sustain...

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IUCN -2 months ago

Sustain

Photo: IUCN Learn more: Sustain project...

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IUCN -2 months ago

Empowering whistleblowers is the key to combating wildlife crime

Whistleblowers have been effective at combatting financial and corporate crime, but are sorely lacking in the sphere of wildlife crime. If empowered to combat it, whistleblowers could be fundamental to dismantling the wildlife crime economy, writes Scott Hajost, Managing Director, Global Wildlife Whistleblower Program, National Whistleblower Center. ...

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IUCN -3 months ago

World Ranger Day

Learn more: Global Protected Areas ProgrammeWork area: Protected AreasLocation: Global...

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IUCN -3 months ago

CEESP Section Box

Photo: Flickr Publications Read the CEEPS publications   Photo: IUCN CEESP Newsletter Learn about CEESP activities with the CEESP Newsletter   Photo: IUCN Communities, Conservation and Livelihoods Conference view the photos of the Conference   ...

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IFSA -3 months ago

IFSA Tree News : July/ Last Edition

Dear IFSA Friends! We are happy to catch up with you again since our last article now is ready to be published. Here are some list of story from IFSA LC Gembloux for this month : 1. IFSA Belgium (Gembloux LC) Week-end activities on April 2018 2. Taking back to delegates’s experience in Southern European … Continue reading IFSA Tree News : July/ Last Edition...

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IUCN -3 months ago

To curb disaster damage, we need smart investments in nature

As the destruction caused by natural disasters grows in intensity, we urgently need to invest in innovative ways of protecting ourselves from them. Conserving healthy ecosystems such as mangroves, wetlands and forests is an example of such smart investment, writes Vinod Thomas, Indian economist and former senior vice president for Independent Evaluation at the World Bank. ...

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IUCN -3 months ago

New nature-culture sites on the World Heritage List

Learn more: IUCN's work on World Heritage...

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IFSA -4 months ago

IPC NEWS JUNE 2018

Dear IFSA World, As the IFSA year almost draws to a close I wanted to share some of the happenings from IFSA’s busy International Processes Commission and our broader UN Partnerships, through which our engagement is ever growing thanks to our busy Head’s of Sub-Commissions, Liaison Officers and active delegations. United Nations Framework Convention on … Continue reading IPC NEWS JUNE...

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IUCN -4 months ago

Testing phase of LIFE Green List for Natura 2000 project begins

Photo: IUCN Learn more: IUCN European Regional Office...

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IFSA -5 months ago

A conversation with Duncan Brack

by: Oscar Crespo Pinillos Duncan works as a freelance environmental policy analyst and advisor, previously he worked for fifteen years for Chatham House, one of the World’s most influential think tanks as well as special advisor to the Secretary of Energy and Climate Change during the coalition government in the UK. His areas of expertise include … Continue reading A conversation with Dun...

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IFSA -5 months ago

Forest Landscape Restoration in UNFF

by: Renata Lozano Forest Landscape Restoration (FLR) has been an active topic throughout the UNFF 13. The Major Group Children and Youth participated in two side events on this topic. The first side event on “Progress under the Forest Ecosystem Restoration Initiative”, was organized by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and the … Continue reading Forest Land...

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IFSA -5 months ago

How “bio” biofuels really are

by Sebastian Kägler Biofuel. Biofuel. Everybody talks about biofuel… But what exactly is biofuel? Other titles can also be biodiesel or renewable diesel and it is mainly produced from fats, extracted from oil palms. Furthermore, it also could be extracted out of vegetable oils (e.g. rapeseeds or sunflowers) which then are hydrotreated to be suitable … Continue reading How “bio” biofue...

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IFSA -5 months ago

There are trees in Talanoa

By Max Behringer During the SB48 climate change conference in Bonn it is easy to get lost in all the abbreviations and it is actually quite hard to find the trees in the negotiations. To ease the understanding, we started a document with all the abbreviations we came across. So, if you get lost in … Continue reading There are trees in Talanoa...

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IFSA -5 months ago

Achieving SDG 15:

Timber Legal Assurance System and FLEGT Implementation for Sustainable Forest Management by: Caroline Tasirin The Indonesian government hosted a side event addressing the progress and challenges on enforcing legal timber trade through state-enforced certification. The session was led by Dian Triansyah Djani and highlighted Indonesia’s Timber Legal Assurance System through a presentation by Indo...

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IFSA -5 months ago

IFSA and the world of working groups

By Sebastian Kägler The first obligatory date for our delegation of the second week wasn’t any official plenary, but the kick-off meeting of YOUNGO, the official representatives of youth in the UNFCCC. It was a good opportunity for us to get some insight in the negotiations and the ongoing processes. Besides that, basic information, we … Continue reading IFSA and the world of working ...

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IFSA -5 months ago

FORESTS AND SUSTAINABLE CITIES IN EUROPE:

Contribution of forests and SFM to sustainable living and well-being in European cities by: Silvia Pianta The side event Forests and Sustainable Cities in Europe was held on Tuesday, 8 May 2018 at 13:15 in the Trusteeship chamber. The debate focused on the contribution of forests and SFM to sustainable living and well-being in European cities. … Continue reading FORESTS AND SUSTAINABLE CITI...

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IFSA -5 months ago

The future of Portugal’s eucalyptus plantations

By Niclas Hoegel After coming back from SERM’ 18, our Southern European Regional Meeting, that took place in Portugal this year I was curious to hear more professional opinions on behalf of Portugal’s problem with forest fires. On a panel about the main drivers of deforestation on the SB48 conference of UNFCC I was able … Continue reading The future of Portugal’s eucalyptus pl...