ITF’s biggest ever campaign – 20 Million Trees for Kenya’s Forests – will be officially launched in Embu, Kenya tomorrow. The campaign, planned in the build-up to ITF’s centenary in 2024, aims to plant 20 million trees in and around Mount Kenya and other highland forests known as Water Towers – because of their vital…
ITF’s #20milliontrees campaign got off to a flying start last night. More than 80 people attended the launch event in London including campaign partners, a delegation from the Kenya High Commission, business leaders and members of London’s Kenyan community.
Uganda’s Minister of Water and Environment, Prof Ephraim Kamuntu, has agreed to investigate possible measures for the protection of Kafuga Forest – which is under threat of being destroyed by militant tea growers.
A crucial meeting which may determine the future of Uganda’s Kafuga Forest – originally due to take place today – has been postponed until Monday.
At 11am on Monday a petition signed by 142, 809 concerned citizens from all over the world will be presented to Hon Prof Ephraim Kamuntu, Uganda’s Minister of Water and Environment.
In December we launched a campaign to save the Kafuga Pocket Forest in Uganda. Thank you to all who have already signed our petition. But we urgently need more support – and we mean URGENTLY!
One of the last refuges of the mountain gorilla, Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, is under threat from plans to clear fell the nearby Kafuga Forest.
A campaign to #SaveKafugaForest has just been launched by our partners Pro Biodiversity Conservationists in Uganda (PROBICOU)
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.