WATCH: Uncontacted Tribes Face Disaster Unless Land is Protected

Via Survival International: Tribal peoples are the best guardians of the natural world, and evidence proves that tribal territories are the best barrier to deforestation. This photograph shows the land of an uncontacted tribe as an island of… Read More

Mining, Logging, Bush Meat Market Putting Chimpanzees at Risk

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), which publishes the Red List of endangered species, recently classified the western chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes ssp. verus) as “critically endangered”. “This is a wakeup call for us. We need to… Read More

With Deforestation Increasing in Brazil, Will Norway Ask For Its $1 Billion in REDD Money Back?

By Chris Lang Originally Published at Redd-Monitor.org   On 29 November 2016, Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research (INPE) released its estimate of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon for the period August 2015 to July 2016. It’s not… Read More

Deforestation is increasing in the Mai Ndombe REDD project area. And the project still sells carbon credits

 By Chris Lang The Mai N’dombe REDD project in the Democratic Republic of Congo covers about 300,000 hectares of forest. Project documents claim that without the project, the forest would be logged, and that communities in the area… Read More