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Himalayas: IKI-project supports forest protection in Myanmar  
Date: 26-07-16
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) has been working for years in the four Himalayan countries of Bhutan, India, Myanmar and Nepal. In May, ICIMOD rolled out a...  
Global Forest Survey (GFS)  
Date: 26-07-16
Global Forest Survey (GFS) The Global Forest Survey (GFS) is developing a global network of permanent sample plots, which generates standardised information for characterising forest ecosystems...  
Nepal: Fighting erosion with broom grass  
Date: 25-07-16
Nepal: Fighting erosion with broom grass Grass, in most forms, is overlooked as part of the fabric of our environment. But up close and deep down, there is rather more to it than meets the eye. In...  
Planting mangroves for greater biodiversity in Thailand  
Date: 25-07-16
Planting mangroves for greater biodiversity in Thailand Mangroves were cleared in many places in Thailand to make way for shrimp ponds. But these days, many of these ponds lie idle. An initiative is...  
Russia's peat bogs: An opportunity for the world's climate  
Date: 25-07-16
Russia's peat bogs: An opportunity for the world's climate Peat bogs store twice as much carbon as all forests in the world, making their conservation essential for the fight against climate change....  
Protecting the Andean bear  
Date: 25-07-16
Protecting the Andean bear Corn and goats are the snacks of choice for spectacled bears. But their eating habits are bringing them into conflict with disgruntled farmers in Peru. Some groups there...  
Mumbai moves to protect its flamingos  
Date: 25-07-16
Mumbai moves to protect its flamingos Mumbai isn't just home to skyscrapers and slums - thanks to its mangrove forests, it also attracts flamingos and rare bird species. But this biodiversity is...  
Viet Nam readies itself to deal with gridlock  
Date: 22-07-16
In recent years, Viet Nam has experienced rapid economic growth. Between 2009 and 2015, GDP increased from USD 1,068 to around USD 2,000 per capita. Consequently, emissions in the transport sector...  
Promoting Green Cooling in Africa  
Date: 20-07-16
Within the framework of the Green Cooling Africa Initiative (GCAI), the Climate Technology Centre & Network (CTCN) and the International Climate Initiative (IKI) of the German Environmental...  
REDD+ Policy Assessment Center (REDD-PAC)  
Date: 15-07-16
REDD+ Policy Assessment Center (REDD-PAC) The project used an integrated land-use model in order to inform decision-makers about various land-use scenarios. This information helped them develop...  
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