The Little Sustainable Landscapes Book: Achieving sustainable development through integrated landscape management' aims to clarify and disseminate sustainable landscape management methods and catalyze their implementation across private and public sectors worldwide.

Forests offer a one-time opportunity to mitigate and adapt to climate change. Approximately 20% of the emissions reductions needed by 2020 to prevent global temperatures rising above 2oC can be achieved by reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation, conserving forest carbon stocks and enhancing forest
carbon stocks through afforestation and reforestation.