Global Forest Loss – Who’s in the driver’s seat?

Global Forest Loss – Who’s in the driver’s seat?

News from Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation   In person or in pictures – felled trees where a forest once stood can be alarming to witness. Whether you have viewed satellite images of deforestation in the Amazon or watched as trees are cut down on a local hillside,...
When a Tree Falls, Is It Deforestation?

When a Tree Falls, Is It Deforestation?

News from WRI | Article by Nancy Harris, Elizabeth Dow Goldman, Mikaela Weisse and Alyssa Barrett   The narrative is not a new one: The world is losing tree cover at an alarming rate, and the effects on biodiversity, the climate and indigenous communities cannot...