Choosing the right definition for forests in order to curb deforestation.
By 2008, almost half the Cerrado’s original vegetation had been lost to agricultural expansion.
Scientists are studying ways to better manage “high-carbon” ecosystems to address climate change and support livelihoods.
Ensuring the availability of Amazon forests for ecosystem services and future generations.
Lessons learned in Acre could be critical for the development of Brazil's national REDD+ framework.
Long-term climate trends may be meaningless for policy-makers and land managers making short term decisions.
Land use planning should be based the analysis on the value of ecosystem services instead of hotspots to make better conservation decisions.
Getting behind the “real problem” means tackling the causes of deforestation and forest degradation, known as the “drivers.”