The future of social forestry in Indonesia

Indonesia – In Kalibiru, a national park in the Menoreh mountains to the west of Yogyakarta, tourists scale precarious-looking ladders up timber trees to take Instragrammable photos of themselves on treetop wooden platforms overlooking lakes and lush forest. This place wasn’t always quite so photogenic. Two decades ago, the state-owned production forest was severely degraded…

Paris Agreement disagreement; landscape restoration “overlooked,” misinterpreted, blocked

In Forests News last week: New online platform tackles agency duplication in the Congo Basin Developers aim to harmonize conservation and development efforts. Read CIFOR DG calls for people-centric approach in landscape restoration Coverage from the World Bank conference on Poverty and Land. Read Well-meaning tenure reforms can’t quash land conflicts A multi-country study calls…

[TRIBUNE] Bloquons la République des Pollueurs

Malgré ses beaux discours, Emmanuel Macron a prouvé depuis le début de son mandat qu’il n’était pas le champion du climat. Alors que l’urgence écologique nous est rappelée à chaque canicule, tempête, inondation ou extinction d’espèce, le Président de la République ignore les actions immédiates et radicales dont nous avons besoin pour limiter la catastrophe.…