Since the last ice age, deforestation has rapidly reduced the area of habitable land covered by forests due to urbanization and agricultural expansion.
A new report by the Forest Declaration Assessment says that fulfilling the Paris Agreement won’t be possible without protecting indigenous land and people.
The Akure-Ofosu Forest Reserve was set up to protect Nigeria's rainforest, but fire and logging have destroyed 44% of primary forest cover in 20 years.
Three-quarters of the Amazon rainforest is losing its ability to bounce back from repeated disturbances, mostly in regions near human activity or with less rainfall.
Communities in Colombia are replacing work that once relied on deforestation with businesses that protect and restore the Amazon rainforest - called the bioeconomy.
Tropical forests cool the world by more than 1 degree Celsius and increase rainfall, playing a vital role in keeping global temperatures at safe levels.
Climate change is not just about reducing emissions, but also protecting scarce environmental resources. Companies must do more now to save water and forests.
The World Economic Forum's trillion trees initiative is supporting India's ambitious plan to increase forest cover and restore 26 million hectares of land
UpLink and 1t.org sourced 13 innovative organizations who will have an opportunity to scale their impact through the crowdsourcing innovation platform.
Forested areas around the globe are being lost to fires, but researchers have created a new map that provides vital data for managing their conservation.
Livestock are accountable for two-thirds of global agricultural emissions, but silvopastoral systems could provide solutions to many farming challenges.
As global demand for food increases so does pressure on commodity-driven deforestation. Analysis reveals the need for solutions that balance both issues.
Rising sea levels due to climate change means coastal megacities in poorer countries need to adopt blue-green infrastructure solutions like 'rain gardens'.
A new report from the WWF explains how forests directly impact public health, alleviate food security, filter air pollution and improve mental health.