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Forest Trends protects critical ecosystems through creative environmental finance, markets, supply chains, and other incentive mechanisms. We build diverse coalitions with governments, local and indigenous communities, and business to ensure that all stakeholders are engaged and benefit from conservation.
Forest Trends Impact Report 2022
Resilience in Action
Forest Trends was founded with the mission of putting an economic engine behind nature conservation – the idea being that our economy, our society, and our wellbeing all depend in very real and material ways on healthy natural ecosystems. That idea’s time has come. The world is looking to “nature-based solutions” to combat climate change, mitigate […]
What Brazil’s new government means for indigenous and local forest-based economies
For the first time in years, there is an administration in Brazil that is aligned with our priorities here at Forest Trends – in particular those of supporting local and indigenous environmental defenders, and advancing governance and policy that aims to conserve the environment rather than exploit it. Brazil is in the midst of several […]
Infografía: Pajonales altoandinos
Conjunto de ecosistemas de gran importancia hídrica para la conservación de las cuencas y el desarrollo de las comunidades de los Andes
7 Lessons for Scaling up Nature-based Solutions for Water Security: Takeaways from the First UN Water Conference in 46 Years
Last week we were honored to gather experts and practitioners at the Nature Hub in New York City during the UN Water Conference – the first in 46 years – to share lessons learned on scaling up nature-based solutions (NBS) for water. The main aim of the conference this year was to accelerate action to achieve […]
Marcio Halla, our Brazil-based Local Economic Initiatives lead, on how Brazil can replant the Amazon & accelerate t… twitter.com/i/web/status/16639…
Primera semana climática de los pueblos indígenas y comunidades locales de mesoaméricana 2023 en Panama 13 al 16 de… twitter.com/i/web/status/16639…
The first Mesoamerican Climate Week is being held in Panama City from June 13-16! twitter.com/alianzabosques/sta… pic.twitter.com/Wjua8sY5qB
>21% of Myanmar’s reported timber went to India btwn Feb. 2021 & June 2022. Despite a drop in trade due to COVID-19… twitter.com/i/web/status/16638…
An area ~2X the size of Germany will need to be replanted to restore the Brazilian Amazon. Our latest blog on why i… twitter.com/i/web/status/16635…
«Territorios piloto» son el punto de partida hacia mayores financiamientos @MecanismoG mecanismodegobernanzaterritori…
RT @AcctFramework: Last week, we hosted a webinar on the topic of protecting forests, ecosystems, & human rights, with speakers from t… https://t.co/VftE672B82
Peru has committed > a quarter billion dollars to new investment in natural infrastructure for water in less than 5… twitter.com/i/web/status/16632…
Brazil will need to replant an area twice the size of Germany to restore the Brazilian Amazon. Here’s how indigenou… twitter.com/i/web/status/16621…
Indigenous forest stewards are often unable to access climate funds. Our project w/ @ClimateLandUse explores how ca… twitter.com/i/web/status/16621…
Our natural resources are at great peril because of an economic system that does not value standing forests and their services. Forest Trends has developed strategic approaches to address this problem – but we can only succeed with your support.
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