We took a Memorial Day weekend break, but back at it again with May’s last Forest Digest.
- Key habitat, other benefits in urban forested parcels — Statesman Journal
Cynthia Orlando of Springfield from the Oregon Department of Forestry discusses urban green space and how it serves as essential wildlife habitat.
- Key Steps to Saving Latin America’s Forests — Huffington Post Green
Renat Heuberger, CEO of south pole group, outlines a plan that could keep Latin American countries and their citizens economically viable while protecting their valuable forest resources.
- Finance to protect forests must meet local needs: experts — Reuters
Experts told a carbon markets conference in Barcelona that putting the right economic incentives in place to stop people cutting down forests – which nearly 20 percent of the world’s population depends on for a living – was key to keeping them standing.