forest ecosystems

Climate Change Could Destroy Vast Forests, Report Warns

Article: Climate Change Could Destroy Vast Forests, Report Warns

BOGOR, Indonesia, November 28, 2008 (ENS) – Without immediate concerted action by governments, climate change could have a devastating effect on the world’s forests and the nearly one billion people who depend on them for their livelihoods, warned forest scientists in a report to be released next week at the UN climate conference in Poland.…

African Development Bank to Fund Congo Forest Conservation

Article: African Development Bank to Fund Congo Forest Conservation

TUNIS, Tunisia, February 21, 2008 (ENS) – The African Development Bank Group is planning to invest US$814 million in biodiversity conservation and natural resources management in Central Africa’s Congo Basin, the group’s president announced today. Bank Group President Donald Kaberuka made the pledge at a two day conference on financing mechanisms for the sustainable management…