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The palm oil industry’s rapid growth in Southeast Asia brought with it massive amounts of deforestation and associated impacts on local communities and biodiversity. So, as oil palm operations...

14 Feb 2017
Brazil, Brésil, Certification de durabilité, Colombia, Colombie, Guatemala, Guatemala, Indonesia, Indonésie, Malaisie, Malaysia,, Pérou, Peru, La conversion illégale des forêts, Illegal forest conversion, Sustainability certification

Chile is fighting the worst wildfires in its history. Government officials blame both climate change and human action for the blazes. A decade-long drought has left the South American country...

3 Feb 2017
Climate News Network
Chile, Chili, Climate News Network, Les principaux effets, Major impacts

Community forestry approaches that aim to form a partnership between governments and communities have gained popularity around the world. These approaches promise to enhance sustainable forest...

3 Feb 2017
Biodiversity International
Biodiversity International, Inde, India, Forest governance, Gouvernance forestière

The Tapajós River Basin lies at the heart of the Amazon, and at the heart of an exploding controversy: whether to build 40+ large dams, a railway, and highways, turning the Basin into a vast...

1 Feb 2017
Brazil, Brésil,, Droits fonciers, Tenure & land rights, La conversion illégale des forêts, Illegal forest conversion

The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has received millions of dollars aimed at stopping...

1 Feb 2017
China, Chine, Democratic Republic of Congo,, Norvège, Norway, République démocratique du Congo, Le changement climatique et la REDD+, Climate change & REDD, Illegal Logging, L'exploitation illégale des forêts