Defining “forest” could improve REDD+ monitoring in Indonesia
Choosing the right definition for forests in order to curb deforestation.
Between the Amazon and the Atlantic: Brazil’s threatened savannas
By 2008, almost half the Cerrado’s original vegetation had been lost to agricultural expansion.
Direitos da terra: Pré-requisitos e incentivos para o REDD+ baseado em pequenos proprietários rurais
Monitoring of carbon-rich wetlands a focus at U.N. climate talks
Scientists are studying ways to better manage “high-carbon” ecosystems to address climate change and support livelihoods.
Lessons from the Amazon: Searching for a Sustainable Future for Forests and People
Ensuring the availability of Amazon forests for ecosystem services and future generations.
SPECIAL REPORT: How a remote Amazonian state is leading the way in climate change policy
Lessons learned in Acre could be critical for the development of Brazil's national REDD+ framework.
To impact climate policy, researchers should think short-term, expert says
Long-term climate trends may be meaningless for policy-makers and land managers making short term decisions.
Biodiversity “hotspots” more likely to have greater ecosystem co-benefits — study
Land use planning should be based the analysis on the value of ecosystem services instead of hotspots to make better conservation decisions.
Causes of deforestation getting lost in REDD+ rhetoric – analysis
Getting behind the “real problem” means tackling the causes of deforestation and forest degradation, known as the “drivers.”