Main photos: Taiwanese national Cheng Li-yi seeks to plant 1 billion trees in Mongolia to combat desertification, which has claimed 70 percent of the country. Compassionate Foundation
La construcción de 12,000 kilómetros de vías en la selva amazónica de Bolivia, Brasil, Colombia, Perú y Ecuador durante los próximos cinco años podría causar la deforestación de 2.4 millones de hectáreas en las dos décadas posteriores
The native Kichwa community santa Rosillo de Yanayacu (Peru) has been threatened by groups of illegal loggers, who deforest the community's forest sowing threats and violence.
The native Kichwa community santa Rosillo de Yanayacu, located in the Bajo Huallaga area( Huimbayoc district, San Martín region) has been threatened by groups of illegal loggers, who deforest the community's forest sowing threats and violence.
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Singapore has launched a reforestation campaign after losing huge amounts of mangrove habitats in the past century.
It plans to plant 1 million trees within 10 years to improve living conditions for wildlife and people.
The scheme began in March 2020 and had led to the planting of 51,819 trees by October 2021.
- Several tribal settlements are spread across Bangladesh’s Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) region, each with its own communally managed forest that residents can use.
- But the unchecked exploitation of the once-rich forests, a consequence of population growth, has led to local water holes drying up, forcing many residents to leave the villages.
The Forest Research and Training Centre (FRTC) is pleased to announce the launch of Nepal’s National Land Cover Monitoring System (NLCMS) to mark Earth Day. The system uses cloud computing and artificial intelligence to generate consistent data on how much of a region is covered by forests, wetlands, agriculture, and other land and water types, on an annual basis.
For decades, deforestation in Georgia has been putting the livelihoods of communities at risk. It has not only led to an increase in the impact of natural disasters, but has also deprived communities of clean running water.
- Critics of a government plantation scheme have slammed the program following revelations that only a fraction of forest reserves cleared for plantations over the past decade have actually been replanted.
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