Cameroon's community level governance initiative has had mixed results for forest protection.
Researchers aimed to find out which languages had the largest number of features that differed most from other languages. English came in 33rd position out of 239 languages, proving “weir...
As more flora and fauna disappear, it’s time to reassess our relationship with the planet.
British scientists have discovered that young forests are more effective at absorbing carbon.
Forests are one of the main carbon sinks on Earth, as well as being a vitally important ecosystem for hundreds of thousands of forest-dwelling species.
Forest are much more important than most people realize, so unless we improve education about their benefits, efforts to save them will be thwarted.
The movement to eliminate deforestation from supply chains has achieved a lot - but it hasn't been enough to end deforestation completely. Real, collective action is needed.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced a plan to plant 1 billion trees by 2030.
Nearly 10 years after Norway agreed a $1-billion deal with Indonesia to help protect its tropical forests, deforestation rates in Indonesia have fallen, triggering the first payment.
A new map illustrates the planet's shrinking wild areas, made by combining data on population density, night-time lights and types of vegetation. But four more localized maps give a clear...
Soy is the world’s most efficient protein crop, and can play a big role in feeding the 10 billion people expected by 2050 - but we have to act now to make sure we increase production sust...
There are reasons to be optimistic about our forests, according to the incoming director of the Tropical Forest Alliance.
In the race to solve the challenges facing our planet, we can't afford to ignore the threat to biodiversity. This should be the year that sees real momentum behind a biodiversity action a...
The world is making progress on deforestation - but we are still losing the battle. Could a new landscape-based approach to protecting our forests be the answer?
Malawi's government recently announced a US$7 million programme for forest restoration.