Remote sensing cameras (‘camera traps’) have given scientists an unprecedented insight into the wildlife of South Sudan—a battle-scarred nation still grappling with civil conflict following its declaration of independence four years ago. Over six months, the camera traps captured more than 20,000 wildlife images, including the first pictures of forest elephants (Loxodonta cyclotis) ever taken…
NEARLY 12m hectares of forests – an area the size of Portugal – is under threat from open-cast coal mining, a new report has revealed.
Restoring degraded forests can meet the world’s need to remove emissions from the atmosphere if fossil fuel emissions are simultaneously brought to zero by 2050, according to new report.
Many of the world’s biggest companies are paying no attention to how their supply chains are destroying forests, ITF’s Patron Prince Charles has told the Paris climate summit.
THE ‘For the Love of Trees’ initiative, launched this week will see 20,000 trees planted on school land around the capital, while a further 20,000 will be used to create an “edible urban woodland” in Ealing. London, which is famous for its parks, already has eight million trees and there are plans to turn it…
It is one issue that seldom gets talked about`by proponents of action to tackle global warming – the embedded greenhouse gas emissions on your dinner plate.
Moringa Trees to be grown for new project in Kenya
ITF is supporting a pioneering project in western Kenya which aims to capitalise on the moringa tree’s efficacy in the treatment of HIV/AIDs patients.
Just when Africa needs it most, the vast wealth of farmers’ knowledge that sustains the diversity of the continent’s crops, wild foods, nutrition and resilience to climate change is on the verge of being lost forever.
Thousands of fires started deliberately so land can be used to grow Palm Oil The scale of forest fires spreading across Indonesia’s rainforests is now so great that they are being described as the worst manmade environmental disaster since the BP gulf oil spill. The fires are being started deliberately so the land can be…
PROGRESS is well underway with a new ITF-supported project which is helping to conserving one of West Africa’s biodiversity hotspots.