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Several research studies have revealed that stewardship by forest-dwelling communities considerably slows the rate of forest degradation. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
Air New Zealand and its customers have purchased more than NZD$1 million worth of carbon offsets from permanent New Zealand native forestry projects through the airline’s voluntary carbon offsetting program, FlyNeutral. Click on the link below to...
Climate and ecological crises can be tackled by restoring forests and other valuable ecosystems, say scientists and activists. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
Forests' power to store carbon dioxide is staggering: one tree can store an average of about 48 pounds in one year. Intact forests could take in the CO2 emissions of some entire countries. Click on the link below to read the full article....
The Yale University Environmental Leadership & Training Initiative (ELTI) in collaboration with the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies  is proud to announce the launch of a new online certificate program entitled:...
The note suggests that UNFF 14 emphasize the importance of enhancing synergies and collaboration in advancing coherent implementation and achievement of the UN Strategic Plan for Forests, the Paris Agreement on climate change, the Aichi Biodiversity...
Recent research suggests that designating small fragments of old-growth temperate forests as protected areas is not sufficient to halt loss of bird diversity, and that better monitoring and management of forests is required to achieve conservation...
New research suggests climate change makes it increasingly difficult for tree seedlings to regenerate following wildfires in low-elevation forests, which could contribute to abrupt forest loss. Click on the link below to read the full article....
Simply protecting small forests will not maintain the diversity of the birds they support over the long run, a new study says. Forests need to be carefully monitored and managed to maintain their ecological integrity. Click on the link below to read...
Few places on our planet remain untouched by humans.The growing global demand for food, fibre, fuels, shelter and freshwater is driving the loss and degradation of natural forests, wetlands, coastal areas and other ecosystems. Click on the link...