It is time for forestry to come out of the forest and contribute more broadly.
Mangroves play a very important role in the Arab Gulf ecosystem, for both humans and for animals, especially camel herds.
Speakers highlight the need to focus on the interconnections between forests and agriculture and their impacts on people and society.
Discussions continue on the things that matter most on the ground: monitoring, verification and reporting.
Landscape approach provides a useful tool to reconcile environmental, social and economic considerations relevant to REDD+.
Fears that REDD+ funding may come with its own set of development objectives that could compromise climate change mitigation.
BOGOR, Indonesia (22 November, 2012)_In this conversation with Forests News, Kristell Hergoualc’h, a scientist at the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), explains the technical aspects of her research in measuring and monitoring greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from tropical forests, in particular from carbon rich peat swamp forests found in Indonesia.
Scientists use a ‘stepwise approach’ to enable forest rich countries lacking in data and capacity prepare for REDD+.
JAMBI, Indonesia (22 November, 2012)_He carries with him a large black rucksack and carefully removes from it his mini-rhizotron video microscope, a bunch of cables and a laptop. Plugging it all in, he begins to explore the underground world inside the peat soil, which holds some of the world’s richest pools of carbon.