Wild Heritage and partners advocate for recognition of primary forests at the UN Convention on Biodiversity.
Listen to the Project Drawdown podcast with Cyril Kormos (Project Drawdown Advisor) and Mamta Mehra (Project Drawdown Senior Fellow) on land use, forests and climate change.
A new report from the Climate Land Ambition and Rights Alliance (CLARA) highlights the importance of primary forests in climate change mitigation.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change just released its report on avoiding catastrophic climate change – key conclusions are that we can only afford about 10 more years of emissions at current levels and forests are essential to avoid dangerous climate change.
See a Global Climate Action Summit panel on primary forests and climate change hosted by Amazon Watch.
IUCN’s Primary Forest Task Team met this summer at IUCN HQ in Switzerland to begin work on a new IUCN policy on primary forests.