ARUSHA Tanzania (Xinhua) -- Tanzania’s semi-autonomous archipelago of Zanzibar has embarked on a campaign against mangrove destruction along the isles’ coastline.
BRASILIA (Reuters) - The best way to further reduce deforestation in the Amazon rainforest is paying owners to preserve their land, and Brazil plans to discuss how to fund such a program at a clima
Timber industry players from Liberia and Cote D’Ivoire, have visited Ghana for a three-day familiarization tour and workshop on timber legality, forest conservation and networking.
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.
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