Norway and Liberia Form an Agreement to Stop Deforestation

Deforestation has become a major issue around the world as trees are being cut down faster than they can be replanted. This past summer, Canada became the world’s leader in deforestation. Canada’s native Boreal Forest is in severe danger, as are others worldwide, including the Amazon and Mangroves throughout Asia. Forests are extremely important because they help trap carbon dioxide and keep …

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Model Forests; Much More Than Forestry

  The term Model Forest refers to a territorial management concept that integrates all stakeholders and sectors across a landscape to ensure the sustainable management of the territory. Its an esoteric concept, so let me break it down. Model Forests are a governance platform that serves to manage the interests and relations present in a given territory. That base can be …

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Tackling Reforestation Challenges at the Root

Desertification is the process by which soil degrades through losing water or its ability to hold water, which turns it into dust and sand. This process has been occurring throughout the world at different paces and for different reasons. Poor farming practices and over use of land is a common cause of desertification. Another is the deforestation of large swathes …

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