The world urgently needs to restore its degraded forests and landscapes in order to preserve a productive and healthy environment in which humans can flourish. Over 3 billion of the world’s 7.6 billion people are affected by land degradation.
Chinese and African stakeholders discussed how to protect Africa's forest resources and ensure that Chinese investment generates benefits for local African economies at a meeting in Mozambique.
Uganda joins the rest of the world today to mark World Environment day, designated by the United Nations to be on June 5 to enlighten countries on the importance of everyone preserving and enhancing the environment.
The Summit's 300+ participants brought perspectives from across geographic and sectoral boundaries to discuss ways toward a more integrated approach to forests, people and the region.
Amazonia is the most biodiverse rainforest on Earth, and the debate over how many tree species grow there remains contentious. Here we provide a checklist of all tree species collected to date, and describe spatial and temporal trends in data accumulation. We report 530,025 unique collections of trees in Amazonia, dating between 1707 and 2015, for a total of 11,676 species in 1225 genera and 140 families.