A new project seeks to kickstart a revival for the world’s largest rainforest by planting new trees – tens of millions of them. The project, announced in September in Brazil, aims to restore 73 million trees in the Brazilian Amazon by 2023.
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Climate and forest restoration in the Lower Mississippi Valley
Hardwood forests are returning to the Lower Mississippi Valley region, thanks to a range of private and public actors, and as the trees grow they will sequester of millions of tons of carbon from the atmosphere.
Australia’s indigenous communities light a fire on climate change
Indigenous groups in Australia are mitigating carbon emissions from their land by setting fire to it.
Reduced-impact logging in Indonesia and Malaysia
Reduced-impact logginga set of logging practices that focuses on removing only high-quality timber while minimizing impact to the ecosystemcan reduce some carbon emissions and minimize damage to soil and water quality while also maintaining an active industry that resists forest conversion and supports communities.
Finland-wood construction and Finland’s timber industry
While most efforts to decarbonize the world’s economies tend to focus on energy and transportation, there are huge gains to be made in the construction sector.
New bond aims to unlock private investment to protect forests
For years,private investors have been urging policymakersto help them invest in protecting forests.