Forests

Forests are globally important in regulating climate and locally important in sustaining communities and supporting biodiversity. But they, and the people who depend on them, are under increasing pressure.

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  • In the spotlight:

    Forest Chronicles at COP23

    During the UN Climate Change Conference, the IUCN Forest Team will be immersed in important dialogues, discussions and events. Each day, they will take a few moments to reflect on highlights, breakthroughs and inspirations.

    Join Carole, Sandra, Swati, Maria and the rest of the IUCN team, from November 6-16, for an insider's look into forests and climate change on the world's top stage.

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    New GHG Databases on InfoFLR

    New databases now available on InfoFLR provide insight into the greenhouse gas impacts of forest and land use activities across the world, thus providing policy-makers, donors, and researchers a powerful new resource for science-based decision-making.

    InfoFLR is your first stop for news, resources, and updates on forest landscape restoration (FLR). 

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    IUCN Forest Briefs

    Forest briefs share succinct and timely stories about activities, findings and achievements from IUCN's forest programme – from a value for money assessment in Guatemala and REDD+ in Ghana, to governance in Eastern Europe and FLR in Asia.

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