Mumbai: Sustainable forestry-focused private equity (PE) firm, Global Environment Fund (GEF), has raised a Rs. 700 crore, small and medium enterprises (SME)-focused South Asia fund dedicated to India—the first niche fund of its kind in the coun
Alaska's Tongass forest sparks battle over logging
(REUTERS) -- Environmental advocates readied for battle in Congress this week over what they maintain is an erosion of protections for the biggest, oldest trees in Alaska's Tongass National Forest, often called the crown jewel of the U.S. forest system.
Forest Footprint Disclosure Project to Merge with CDP
The Global Canopy Program’s Forest Footprint Disclosure Project will merge with The Carbon Disclosure Project to create what the two non-profits say is the world’s largest comprehensive natural capital measuring system that covers carbon, water and forests.
Ministry, German firm team up for biodiversity conservation
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the German consulting company GITEC Consult GmbH have agreed to partner in biodiversity conservation in southern Laos under a project set to run until 2018.
The Green Party's proposal to better protect the Swedish forest
The Swedish Green Party unveiled six proposals to better protect the Swedish forest. The Green Party is working for a modern forest management committed to taking advantage of the richness of Swedish forests today and manage wisely for the future.
Anti-Corruption Views - Why we need laws to save what's left of our forests
International efforts to protect forests and the people that live in them have failed so badly that just 20 per cent of forest remains untouched by commercial activity. It is really, really crucial that we find a global system that looks after what remains of the world’s lungs.