Simplicity the best?

Bonn – “We want to see everything as cute and little and square,” says Chris Martius, principal climate scientist of Center International Forestry of Research, as he shows a picture of a boxfish in his presentation at Global Landscapes Forum in Bonn. But reality, he says, is more ‘jellyfish’. With its many tentacles and slippery…

25% of world’s surface can be better protected with rights

Bonn – The math is simple: about 25 percent of greenhouse gas emissions are connected with land use, and the traditional territories of indigenous peoples cover a quarter of the world’s land surface. Therefore, no climate solution is complete without respecting the rights of these ancestral environmental stewards. This is one of the main takeaways…