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 here: https://wild-heritage.org/primary-forests/. 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