The pest beetle causing severe agricultural and economic damage to many South Pacific islands is edging closer to Australia
China is the major buyer of wood from PNG and Solomon Islands, that are implicated in illegal or unsustainable logging
The timber industry in Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands despite creating jobs has also resulted in pollution, environmental devastation and food insecurity
The coalition promises to set a global standard for inclusive forest-based climate mitigation, but now we must focus on implementation-WWF
The UN believes sustainable management of forests is critical to combating climate change and ensuring a better future for all.
Villagers fight to reclaim stolen logs from Gov’t & Asian logger.
The UN Member States adopt a new framework that goes beyond GDP to make sure that natural capital is recognized in economic decision-making and reporting.
Natural forests spanning 1.1 million hectares (2.7 million acres) in Indonesia’s Papua region have been slated for conversion, mostly for oil palm plantations, according to a new report by a coalition of NGOs.
The UN chief urged governments, businesses and people everywhere to scale up efforts to conserve forests and forest species.
The Ramsar Convention stated that nearly 90% of the world’s wetlands were lost and the remaining are rapidly disappearing.