Tropical rainforests are known to be the green lungs of the planet, yet they are constantly being diminished by agri-industries such as palm oil, wood harvesters, soy growers and beef farmers. At a press conference held at COP22 in Marrakesh, a report back was given of progress on the TFA 2020, with speakers Stephen Donofrio […]
In this Mother Channel interview at COP 22, with Christopher Martius (Principal Scientist Climate Change, CIFOR) – We work globally on forests and forestry issues, particularly in the Tropics and also on Climate Change problems related to forests and deforestation. One of our research aspects is a comparative study on mechanisms to reduce emissions from […]
UN Special Rapporteur on Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Ms Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, speaks on Land Rights and a Holistic Ecosystem approach to climate change adaptation, at COP 20 LIMA. Indigenous peoples have a natural integrated approach to the environment and segregated land for single use is not something that resonates with them, as ancestral basic teachings […]
COP 20 Lima Interview with REDD+ Management Agency Heru Prasetyo who reports to the President in a similar position as a minister, Mr Prasetyo discusses: Halting deforestation for Palm Oil Plantations in spite of increased global market demands with better plantation productivity. Reflooding of Peatlands to reduce fires, methane and CO2 emissions. Mr Heru Prasetyo provides a great […]
Bali Dancers, dance the story of the creation of the forest and the creatures in it, and the destruction by man by a flood, and natures anger.
The University of Earth: Urgent Action Series: COP 21 Paris 2015: Artha Graha Peduli educating communities in Sumatra about Forest Rehabilitation and Tiger Rehabilitation
The University of Earth: Urgent Action Series: COP 21 Paris 2015: Pacific Regional Environment Programme, World Oceans, Forests, Climate Change
The University of Earth, Urgent Action Series: COP 21 Paris 2015: Conservation International, Natureisspeaking.org, People Need Nature, Nature doesn’t Need People
The University of Earth: Urgent Action Series: COP 21 Paris 2015: Charles, Prince of Wales, International Sustainability Unit, Restoration of Forests
The University of Earth: Urgent Action Series: COP21: Paris 2015: Artha Graha Pedali, Sumatra, Indonesia, Conservation Area, Equatorial Forests, Palm Oil Industry is destroying Equatorial Forests and Orangutans
The University of Earth, Urgent Action Series: COP 21 Paris 2015: Isis Alvarez works for the Global Forest Coalition – a group of social movements, NGOs and Indigenous People’s Organisations, which protects indigenous people’s rights when international forestry policies destroy livelihoods.
The University of Earth, Urgent Action Series: COP 21 Paris 2015: Executive Director of Brighter Green, Mia MacDonald, and Associate Wanqing Zhou presents a film narrated by Wen Bo of the Global Exploration Fund, on the increased demand for meat in China since the 1990s and the introduction of western fast foods into their economy. […]
The University of Earth, Urgent Action Series: COP 21 Paris 2015: Presentation on market driven, export driven beef and soybean production in South America leading to large-scale deforestation to create farms and cattle ranches. Most emissions (70%) are due to the deforestation and change in land-use with only 20% due to enteric fermentation.