A pleasure to participate in this year's IUCN's World Heritage Panel!
See our three new infographics on primary forests, carbon and ecosystem integrity on the Primary Forests page. With many thanks to Woods Hole Research Center and all our partners who worked on developing this fantastic resource!
See the latest volume in the CEMEX Nature Book Series: http://www.cemexnature.com/books/. Read about the critical role of primary forests for saving biodiversity and for fighting climate change.
New York Declaration on Forests 5-year assessment report: "We must preserve and restore natural forests, focusing on primary forests"! Results would have been better had this been a priority from the start in the NYDF...but better late than never! Please...
The wilderness conference organized by Wild Europe is fast approaching (Nov. 20-21). Find more information here: https://www.wildeurope.org/president-of-slovakia-to-participate-at-wild-europe-conference/
Read about work by Wild Europe to develop an old growth strategy for Europe: https://www.wildeurope.org/category/wildareas/old-growth-forest-protection-strategy/
See the CLARA-Wild Heritage submission to the climate summit in NYC on why primary forests are essential for a safe climate: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5b22a4b170e802e32273e68c/t/5cdc842b971a1829b44741ee/1557955628360/Wild+Heritage+submission+final.pdf
A critical message: Protect, Restore, Fund! https://www.theguardian.com/environment/video/2019/sep/19/greta-thunberg-and-george-monbiot-make-short-film-on-solutions-to-the-climate-crisis-video
A must watch video from Greta Thunberg's address to the U.N.: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/video/2019/sep/23/greta-thunberg-to-world-leaders-how-dare-you-you-have-stolen-my-dreams-and-my-childhood-video
Turning trees into pellets and burning them for electricity is a disastrous idea: https://www.newyorker.com/news/daily-comment/dont-burn-trees-to-fight-climate-changelet-them-grow