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George Woodwell
“One thing we have to do immediately is to stop deforestation”
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We all know that human activity has increased the CO2 content of the atmosphere since we started burning fossil fuels, but what’s less well known is that
15 September 2020Featured
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The forests are burning in the Amazon again...
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Now, with blazes already at a 13-year high as early as June, this year's fires could equal or even surpass the devastating fires of August 2019, when parts
14 September 2020Featured
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News from the Field: three recent stories from Ethiopia
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This edition Ethiopia is the focus, with some publicity for the Desa'a project on local TV, an interview with WeForest’s Ethiopia Director, and a very
4 September 2020FeaturedEthiopia Desa'a
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Celebrating the impact of FLR across the globe
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#RestoreOurFuture, a live 24-hour digital event on 2 September hosted by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), will be a chance to share
1 September 2020Featured
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First chapter in the push for a trillion trees
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The United States’ chapter of 1t.org, which counts WeForest’s CEO Marie-Noelle Keijzer on its Global Advisory Council, kicked off in August with a pledge by
31 August 2020Featured
Christian Kroll
This man’s search engine makes the world a greener, better place
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Ecosia makes its money in the same way as Google - from advertising revenues. It earns cash every time someone clicks on one of the adverts that appears
31 August 2020Featured, Partner NewsBurkina FasoEcosia
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Flux tower experiment is reaching for the skies
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The flux tower – which will measure the exchange of water, energy and carbon (CO2) between forests and the atmosphere – is part of a research project led by
18 August 2020Featured, Science NewsBrazil, wildlife corridors
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Measuring restoration success needs a global standard
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Now that more and more businesses are adding to the global effort to grow trillions of trees in the fight against climate change, the research organization’s
3 August 2020Featured
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We Stand Together for a Cool World
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Change is often borne out of a crisis. The current global health emergency has its roots deep in the twin problems of environmental degradation and human
28 July 2020Featured
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Annual Report 2019
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2019 was a year of expansion: projects, funding partners and our WeForest team. We took on the restoration of 4,816 ha, growing and protecting more than 5
27 July 2020WeForest Publications, WeForest Annual Report
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Agroforestry: a pathway to restore Brazil’s Atlantic Forest
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Published in the journal Restoration Ecology recently, the study compared ‘ecological outcomes’ – including aboveground biomass, canopy cover, tree species
27 July 2020Project NewsBrazil, wildlife corridors
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Rain starts play
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It's the start of the rainy season in Amhara, Ethiopia - which means that planting is starting. In this video Aklilu, WeForest's Country Director in
9 July 2020Project News, WeForest VideoEthiopia AmharaBrabantia