Forêts

Les forêts sont d'une importance mondiale dans la régulation du climat, et d'une importance locale dans le soutien des communautés et le maintien de la biodiversité. Cependant, elles, et les gens qui en dépendent, sont soumises à une pression croissante.

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Actualités

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    Communities step up to manage their natural resources

    05.03.2020

    Ghana lost about 60% of its forest cover in just over 50 years, and at the current deforestation rate of approximately 2% per year (135,000 ha/year), the situation is expected to get worse. The government has taken measures to address this, now it’s time for...

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    Unpacking the complex relationship between forest age and river flows

    14.02.2020

    As the global restoration movement gains momentum and large-scale forest landscape restoration activities are implemented, there is a need for a better understanding of the links between increasing forest cover and river flow. Does age matter?

  • Photo: IBAP/ En haut!

    Where rice, mangroves and dikes connect in Guinea-Bissau

    10.02.2020

    A look at the interesting relationship between protecting and restoring mangroves and rice cultivation in Guinea Bissau

Publications

Lectures rapides

Destiné aux décideurs politiques et aux journalistes, les dossiers thématiques de l'UICN fournissent des informations clés sur des thématiques au cœur du travail de l’UICN en deux pages (en anglais uniquement).

Issues brief -  Palm oil and biodiversity Photo: IUCN

Palm oil and biodiversity

Palm oil is derived from the oil palm tree (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.), which is native to West Africa and grows best in tropical climates with abundant water. Three-quarters of total palm oil produced...
Thumbnail_CC and Forests issues brief Photo: IUCN

Forests and climate change

Forests are a stabilising force for the climate. They regulate ecosystems, protect biodiversity, play an integral part in the carbon cycle, support livelihoods, and supply goods and services that can...
Deforestation-Forest Degradation Issues Brief_thumbnail Photo: IUCN

Deforestation and forest degradation

Deforestation and forest degradation are the biggest threats to forests worldwide. Deforestation occurs when forests are converted to non-forest uses, such as agriculture and road construction....
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