May 29th, 2015|Tags: |0 Comments


We took a Memorial Day weekend break, but back at it again with May’s last Forest Digest.

Deforestation in countries such as Madagascar was a topic at a recent carbon markets conference. This year featured American Forests' first Global ReLeaf in the country.

Deforestation in countries such as Madagascar was a topic at a recent carbon markets conference. This year featured American Forests’ first Global ReLeaf in the country.

  • Key Steps to Saving Latin America’s ForestsHuffington 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: expertsReuters
    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.