sustainable forest management

Forest Protection Is Climate Protection, GLOBE Forum Told

Article: Forest Protection Is Climate Protection, GLOBE Forum Told

BRASILIA, Brazil, February 24, 2008 (ENS) – To combat global warming, the rich countries must create a fund to conserve the Amazon rainforest, Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva told 100 parliamentarians from around the world Thursday in Brasilia. At the meeting, senior executives of 20 of the world’s largest forestry companies announced that…

New Global Forest Agreement Depends on Local Support

Article: New Global Forest Agreement Depends on Local Support

NEW YORK, New York, December 27, 2007 (ENS) – The motivation of local people to safeguard their own forest resources is central to a new global forest protection agreement reached by the UN General Assembly last week. Fifteen years after global discussions began on how to protect the world’s forests, the General Assembly has adopted…