Forests

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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  • Mangroves

    Mangroves make great conservation allies

    26.07.2017

    July 26, 2017 – The world is losing its mangrove forests at an alarming rate. Scientists estimate that 50 percent of our mangroves have disappeared during the last five decades. And every year we lose roughly another 1 percent. At this rate all unprotected...

  • Mangroves

    Gender equity is key to mangrove restoration

    26.07.2017

    Women and men in coastal communities are often closely connected to their coastal ecosystems and gender roles are often traditionally identified and clearly divided. Women and men differ in how they interact and depend upon mangroves – how they use the...

  • A woman, balancing a tall bundle of long grasses on her head, looks out over a green valley

    Blog: Restoring forests for the future of Himalayan mountain communities

    14.07.2017

    Driving along the winding hill roads of the Indian state of Uttarakhand from Dehra Dun to Pithoragarh, one cannot fail to be impressed by the magnificent Himalayan scenery. The forests and mountains of the Himalayas have been tremendous assets to Uttarakhand...

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