A new report by the United Nations shows that the gap between what governments say they will do to cut greenhouse gases and what actually needs to be done by 2020 is growing steadily bigger.
International organizations have shown their support for scaling up successful development interventions.
Eucalyptus and acacia trees growing in the outback of Australia send their roots deep into the bedrock in search of water, absorbing gold particles that are then deposited in their leaves.
Practices such as agroforestry, land and tree regeneration, rotational grazing and intercropping may help rescue pastoralism in the Sahel from the threat of harsher droughts and increasing conflict
Women in the slums of Kibera in Nairobi, Kenya are helping to increase their incomes and reduce pollution through making charcoal briquettes for use as fuel in cooking.
The whole landscape has to be considered when negotiating an international deal for managing climate change, say negotiators ahead of 19th Conference of Parties (COP 19) to the United Na
A range of innovative social and environmental start-up enterprises have been recognized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in this year’s SEED Awards, including 3 projects involvin
In Tanzania, forests, woodlands and trees provide a multitude of benefits and their protection needs to be part of the new constitution being formulated for the country.
Addressing the failures of modern agriculture in Cameroon
A study by scientists from the World Agroforestry Centre together with partner European and Southeast Asian institutions argues that REDD+ projects which involve communities are more likely to save