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Simone Lovera of Global Forest Coalition wins prestigious Forest Award

10 Jul, 2018

July 8: Simone Lovera, the Executive Director of the Global Forest Coalition (GFC) [1] won the 2018 Sandro Urushadze Award for her lifelong contribution to the defence of the world’s forests and forest peoples. The award was given by Andrey Laletin of Friends of the Siberian Forests of Russia at GFCs Fostering Community Conservation: Second Conference that took place from 4-8 July in Montreal, Canada [2]. The Sandro Urushadze Award was established to honour the legacy of the distinguished ecologist, …

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Our land is worth more than carbon

15 Nov, 2016

land carbon

The Paris Agreement required the 196 Parties to the UN Climate Convention to limit temperature increases to 2° or 1.5°C below preindustrial levels. While COP21 benefitted from a high degree…

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