The moratorium on forest clearance in Indonesia was first introduced in 2011 and has been renewed regularly as part of its efforts to combat climate change.
The mass planting is part of a drive to boost tree cover in a country hit by decades of deforestation.
At the Earth’s far northern reaches, wildfires are happening more often, burning for longer and with greater intensity.
Most strategies for tackling climate change focus on reducing future emissions. Reforestation could help deal with the hundreds of gigatonnes of carbon already in the atmosphere.
After losing a rainforest the size of Belgium in the tropics, researchers have identified the best areas to replant trees, from Brazil to Madagascar, in a bid to undo the damage caused by...
New research suggests that reforesting the planet offers us the greatest current opportunity to mitigate climate change by removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
With climate change and environmental degradation looming, technologies that can build greater resiliency into planetary and man-made systems are the new prize.
"The catastrophic loss we're seeing now simply can't continue," Norwegian minister says, putting $53 million to better satellite images.
This year's annual Tropical Forest Alliance meeting in Bogotá, Colombia, was honest about the challenges we face in halting deforestation - but there were reasons for optimism, too, as w...
A mix of environmental awareness and progressive policy-making is regenerating rainforests in the country.
The people of Taiperia Village are living on the edge of land and sea, but Fiji's town councils are helping vulnerable settlements by strengthening both natural and built infrastructure.
Scientists have created the first ever map of the underground web of fungi and bacteria which connect trees and forests around the world.
Ghana's rate of forest loss is the highest in the world, with cocoa farming and illegal mining causing massive damage to the environment.
Games and role play can be a powerful tool for solving real-world problems – like our current inertia over the environment.
Cameroon's community level governance initiative has had mixed results for forest protection.