BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil will reinstate a mining ban in a vast area of the Amazon rainforest, the government announced on Monday, in an about-face that is a victory for environmentalists who fea

WWF Forest and Climate is pleased to share preliminary materials from a forthcoming report on lessons learned from Jurisdictional Approaches to Zero-Deforestation, including the executive summary and a video introduction.

- Locals are more effective than governments in protecting the world's largest rainforest, a study said on Tuesday, amid efforts to crackdown on soaring illegal deforestation.

Two new studies have reinforced the idea that financial incentives can help save forests.

A new report that looks at the collaborative efforts of private sector and government actors to halt deforestation in two key tropical forest nations could have lessons for countries around the wor

Environmental expert cautions against growth-at-any-cost model of development

The past few decades have seen the rise of global incentive programs offering payments to landowners to help reduce tropical deforestation.

The economic viability of any development project that involves diversion of forest land may now reduce with the environment ministry coming up with new cost benefit analysis guidelines.

On June 7, 2017, the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank approved the Form Ghana Reforestation Project and the Southern Tunisia Gas Pipeline Project to undergo a Bank-triggered compl

Hundreds of environmentalists protested in Krakow Tuesday against widespread logging in Europe's last primeval forest as a conference of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee got underway in the hist

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