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Cool insights for a hot world: trees and forests recycle water
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This article was originally published by Daisy Ouya, World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF).  Anyone who has walked outside on a sunny day knows that
9 February 2017Science Publications
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Why do some projects fail?
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If we want to meet the ambitious forest restoration global targets set by the international community and stand a chance to stay under the 1.5°C temperature
9 February 2017Science PublicationsBrazil
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How pumas plant trees
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Pumas, and potentially other wild felids, could be helping to green the planet by planting trees. Zoologists have been arguing for decades that large
30 December 2016Science Publications, Project UpdatesBrazil
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The future of the jaguar in the Atlantic Forest
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The Atlantic Forest of Brazil, where WeForest is restoring and reconnecting patches of forest, is home to one of South America’s most
13 December 2016Science Publications, Project UpdatesBrazil
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Indigenous people play a key role in the climate change agenda
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A report published recently revealed that one quarter of the world’s above ground carbon in tropical forests is in the hands of indigenous people and local
4 November 2016Science Publications
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Access to forest resources: Women’s rights in Burkina Faso
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Trees have the opportunity to contribute to the sustainable development of communities across the globe while fighting climate change. They can empower women
1 November 2016Science PublicationsBurkina Faso
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Paradise lost
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The loss of biodiversity, wilderness and forest around the world in recent decades has been alarming. Published in Current Biology in August this year, Dr.
26 October 2016Science Publications
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Natural resource management is conflict management and vice versa
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Natural resource management is conflict management. This concept forms the basis of Pieter Vanwildemeersch award-winning 2016 Master’s thesis “
24 October 2016Science Publications
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Can't see the water for the trees?
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In the wake of the Forest-Water Nexus monitoring workshop that took place in Sweden last week, the need for an integrated approach to forest and water
3 October 2016Science Publications
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Young forests have great potential to store carbon
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The deforestation of old-growth forests is a huge problem for our climate. As trees are cut down, high levels of carbon dioxide are released into the
12 July 2016Science PublicationsBrazil
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Ecological Rainfall Infrastructure: Investment in Trees for Sustainable Development.
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In many parts of the world local people are convinced that forests, trees and rainfall are related in more than one way: forests and trees not only depend on
15 January 2016Science Publications, WeForest Publications
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Managing Forests for Water and for Climate Cooling
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WeForest organised a three-and-a-half-day scientific meeting hosted by KU Leuven (Belgium) on 'Why Forests Matter for Water and Climate'. WeForest invited a
17 July 2015Science Publications, WeForest Publications