RFN: "fantastic news for the climate, biodiversity and millions of people who depend on these forests."
Mass insect death worldwide threatens “catastrophic collapse of nature’s ecosystems”.
Rights-based forest management, ending fossil fuel emissions needed to avoid dangerous global warming2015-12-02
Restoring degraded forests can meet the world’s need to remove emissions from the atmosphere if fossil fuel emissions are simultaneously brought to zero by 2050 and forest communities should play a central role in this restoration, according to a new briefing.
The Norwegian Storting (parliament) recently approved spending NOK 3 billion on rainforest protection in 2015. During deliberations over the fiscal budget, the Storting provided clear guidance regarding the direction of Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative.
“Urgent need for improvement in Peru’s policy on forests and indigenous peoples”, leading organizations say.