Current use valuation programs can encourage landowners to resist development pressures and leave forest as forest.
A summary of key elements, and unanswered questions, in Indonesia’s recent moratorium on new forest permits.
New research shows that Africa offers some of the greatest opportunities globally for restoring forests.
This post originally appeared on Mongabay.
A new WRI report explores what makes public ballot measures successful and how they can help conserve forests in the U.S. South.
Trees are being cut down for farming, but a new study shows that a lot of land already cleared could be used instead.
This piece originally appeared in The Guardian.
WRI experts answer questions on forest certification and the Lacey Act.
This piece originally appeared in the Washington Post Environmental Leadership supplement on April 20, 2011, and is reposted with permission.
A highly anticipated two-year moratorium on new forest conversion permits could bring fundamental improvements to forest and land management in Indonesia.
p>A new initiative was recently launched to promote government transparency and increase people’s access to information in Ghana, Uganda and South Africa. The Access to Information in Africa: Transparency Models and Lessons Learned (ATI in Africa) project is coordinated by the World Resources Institute (WRI) in partnership
WRI and the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) Ministry of Environment, Nature Conservation, and Tourism (MECNT) are pleased to announce the release of the interactive map viewer for the Forest Atlas of the Democratic Republic of Congo.