Articles Tagged: WCS

New Forest Landscape Integrity Index reveals that only 40% of world’s forests have high integrity

Tuesday 8th December 2020 — WCS and science partners have produced the first measure of ecological integrity for forests globally. The index reveals that only 40% of forests are considered to have high integrity. Ecological integrity is critical for combating climate change, preserving biodiversity, protecting the rights of Indigenous Peoples, and avoiding future pandemics.