Logging: an alert from the islands of São Tomé and also Príncipe

Plantations International News The forests of Sao Tome and also Principe are being lost at an alarming price. Ricardo LimaBy Martin Dallimer, College of Leeds as well as Ricardo Faustino de Lima, Universidade de Lisboa.When going to the volcanic islands of São Tomé and even Príncipe off the coast of West Africa, one is instantly struck by how unusual these tropical islands are. The high, volcanic hills seem to be swathed in impenetrable, story-book forest. However, as ecologists know, first impressions can be deceiving.When São Tomé and Príncipe were discovered by Portuguese navigators in 1470 the land was entirely covered by [...]

Wild animals Works Area Relations Policeman attends The Youth and also Landscape Campaign in Paris

Plantations International Information In December 2015, I joined The Young people and also Landscapes Campaign, component of The Worldwide Landscape Discussion forum, a side occasion to the UN Structure on Climate Adjustment (UNFCC) in Paris.GLFCOP21 Young people in Landscapes'Dragons Den-- Young growth professionals and also students can pitch remedies to global landscape obstacles to a panel of specialists in a Dragon's Den Style Event. © Andrew Wheeler for Wild Pet dog Limited/ WLE_CGIAR 2015 all civil liberties reserved worldwide.The Young people and also Landscape Effort occasion brought together 50 young people from across the globe to identify environmentalproblems as well as [...]

Spacing out: Information for notified deforestation techniques and also plans

Plantations International News Image: Kate Evans/CIFOR This post was composed by a social press reporter. It has actually not been edited by the Online forum organisers or partners, and also stands for the opinion of the specific author only. "It takes simply one roadway to ruin a woodland." David Cooper, Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)A number of multi-lateral arrangements on climate change consist of the issue of deforestation as an important element of techniques targeted at reducing Green House Gas (GHG) exhausts. The Strategic Plan for Aichi Biodiversity Targets Conventionrequire halving the rate of deforestation by 2020. Target 15 of the [...]

REDD+ academy released: E-course and also Learning Journals available

Plantations International Information The UN-REDD Programme is pleased to reveal the launch of the initial online variation of its succesful REDD+ Academy courses and going along with Knowing Journals, making this useful understanding source offered to REDD+ policymakers, practitioners and also neighborhoods worldwide. The REDD+ Academy was made to assist creating nations to get the knowledge and storage capacities required to deliver REDD+ at the scale required to match the global environment adjustment mitigation challenge. A year back, the UN-REDD Program released the very first REDD+ Academy-- arranged as a real-time, local discovering discussion forum in Asia-Pacific. Ever since, the REDD+ [...]

International Assessment for Bamboo and also Rattan

Plantations International News Structure on the success of the Forest Days and also Agricultural and Rural Advancement Days, the inaugural International Landscapes Discussion forum occurred on the sidelines of the UNFCCC COP19 in Warsaw. In 2014, the second Worldwide Landscapes Online forum combined 1,700 stakeholders in Lima, along with UNFCCC COP20. GLF 2014GLF 2013 Plantations International