News - Forests and Climate Change

Rivers Get Human Rights: They Can Sue to Protect ThemselvesIn New Zealand and Ecuador, rivers with l

20th Jun 2017
In New Zealand and Ecuador, rivers with legal aspects of “personhood” open up new environmental battles (By Mihnea Tanasescu - Scientific American)


Food from Brazil’s Amazon finds its way to metropolitan tables

2nd Jan 2017
From small eateries to Michelin-star restaurants, food establishments are increasingly sourcing ingredients from the Brazilian Amazonian rainforest. (By Carolina Torres for Mongabay)


Amazonians call on leaders to heed link between land rights and climate change

4th Nov 2016
As Paris climate agreement comes into force, inhabitants of Amazon rainforest demand recognition of key role their communities play in conservation (Collyns / The Guardian)


Lead-up to COP22: Re-examining Indonesia’s land and forest fires

3rd Nov 2016
A new CIFOR study shows that to identify responsibility for the problem of forest and land fires, maps and satellites are not enough. (Dayne / CIFOR)


The Forest on their Plates

25th Sep 2016
Tribal women from Odisha fought to throw out white rice and soy nuggets and bring millets and seeds back into their diet. (Source: The Hindu Times)


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