On June 29 the world celebrated the International Day of the Tropics to mark their extraordinary diversity and opportunities to solve challenging global issues.
Defined as the area between the tropic of Cancer and the tropic of Capricorn, the tropics comprise 40% of the Earth’s surface, but hold 80% of our planet’s biodiversity Blue Forests ProjectcarbonForestssequestrationtropics Read More
The world’s greatest forests could lose more than half of their plant species by the end of the century unless nations ramp up efforts to tackle climate change, according to a new report on the impacts of global warming on biodiversity hotspots.
Mammals, amphibians, reptiles and birds are also likely to AmphibiansbiodiversityBirdsEmissionsForestsMammalsparis agreementPlantsReptilesWWF Read More
A new report by CDP, formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project, shows growing risk to investment returns as companies are not addressing deforestation risks in their commodities supply chains. Over USD 900 billion of annual turnover is dependent on commodities linked to deforestation, including soy, palm oil, cattle and timber, making #deforestationCDPForestsRSPO Read More
Bonn, Nov 12 – New action from countries and corporations to cut emissions from forest use and establish sustainable forestry management featured at COP23 Forests Day on Sunday.
Initiatives from Ecuador, Gabon, Walmart and Mars Inc were welcomed by delegates at the Forests Global Climate Action day at the UN Climate Change Conference in CIFORCOP23ForestsICUNInger Andersen Read More