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Protected areas threatened by overexploitation .

Friday, 19 January 2018, 1:27 pm | International Forestry Research

Protected areas across the world are most threatened by unsustainable resource use and human disturbance, a new study has found . More >>

Local Law & Collaboration Key to Fire & Haze Prevention

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 8:52 am | International Forestry Research

Pekanbaru (Indonesia), August 30, 2017 - The 2015 fire and haze event had severe effects for people and the environment. Since then, governments, companies, local communities, NGOs and donors have engaged in a variety of initiatives to prevent ... More >>

Ebola, Forests And Bushmeat: Making Sense of a Crisis

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 4:06 pm | International Forestry Research

The current Ebola crisis in Africa has drawn attention to the link between the animal-borne virus and bushmeat, a crucial source of food for tens of millions of people. More >>

Indonesian president issues call to arms for forests

Tuesday, 6 May 2014, 1:28 pm | International Forestry Research

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono called on his successor, who will take office in October, to extend a ban on the issuance of new logging licenses, saying “more remains to be done” to address unsustainable land-use practices in his ... More >>

Compensation project pays off for forests and people

Saturday, 29 March 2014, 12:41 pm | International Forestry Research

‘Forest allowance’ protects Brazilian Amazon by incentivizing sustainable land use 28 March 2014 — A Brazilian program that rewards families for conserving forests shows promise for reducing deforestation and helping small farmers improve their ... More >>




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