The road that winds from the city of Oaxaca to the towering peaks of Sierra Juárez is bordered by dense pine and oak forests teeming with wildlife, like the long-nosed mate shrew and the elusive dwarf jay. Nearly all of this rich forestland, which is managed by the Zapotec indigenous peoples, is FSC certified by the Rainforest Alliance.
Forest fires in Nicaragua’s North Atlantic Autonomous Region are a blessing and a curse. They play an important role in the workings of the local ecosystem—for example, ensuring the germination of pine seedlings—but there is more fire in the region than nature necessitates.
In this latest blog from our Ghana series, focusing on our work with cocoa farmers, Oduro Kwadwo from the Asanteman community presents his work in small scale forestry.
Yesterday we published the first part of our interview with Maxine Trump. Today we hear about how the devastating effects on the Tongass Forest can be stopped and what you can do to help… It is shown in the film that FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) can help the future of this forest. Has there been …