500 scientists sign letter against burning forests for energy.

500 scientists sign letter against burning forests for energy.

500 scientists, led by Dr. Peter Raven, Director Emeritus of the Missouri Botanical Society in St. Louis, Missouri USA, signed a letter to the Biden administration, the EU and the UN against burning forests as biofuels. Burning forests as energy is a disastrous idea,...
Wild Heritage and the Global Environment Facility

Wild Heritage and the Global Environment Facility

Wild Heritage Executive Director Cyril Kormos has been invited to participate in the Global Environment Facility’s Technical Advisory Group Feb. 8-11, which will provide technical input on potential directions for investments in preparation for the 8th...
A strategic natural carbon reserve for the US

A strategic natural carbon reserve for the US

Carbon and IPCC scientists ask President-elect Joe Biden to extend his pledge of the Amazon to forests at home in this Seattle Times Op ed. Read the full stories in the Seattle Times. Photo: Tongass rainforest old growth (D. DellaSala)
NOVA story about the climate values of the Tongass rainforest

NOVA story about the climate values of the Tongass rainforest

The Tongass rainforest in southeast Alaska is one of the nation’s last climate sanctuaries and needs to be protected from logging. Read the full stories in PBS.org. Photo: Clearcut logging on the Tongass rainforest in Alaska (D. DellaSala)