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New report from Acre, Brazil offers lessons for national and sub-national REDD+ implementation

The Brazilian state of Acre – home to the Sky Rainforest Rescue project – is considered a leader in the development of sub-national systems to reduce emissions from deforestation and degradation (known as REDD+). In a new report released this week, WWF identifies the strengths and challenges of Acre’s REDD+ programme, and offers insights for the development of sub-national REDD+ mechanisms worldwide.

The economic value of Virunga National Park report

The economic value of Virunga National park

WWF commissioned Dalberg Global Development Advisors to study Virunga’s current and potential social and economic value - and to indicate the implications of oil exploration and exploitation.

Front cover of the policy position on the Virunga national park in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Virunga National Park - a World Heritage site in danger

This policy position outlines our deep concern that Africa’s oldest national park is threatened by oil development. This contravenes its protected area status and is a big risk to the integrity of Virunga National Park.

Profitability and Sustainability in Palm Oil Production

Profitability and Sustainability in Palm Oil Production

Analysis of Incremental Financial Costs and Benefits of RSPO Compliance

Barking up the right tree?

Barking up the right tree?

A study of local authorities' timber procurement policies.

Palm Oil Buyers’ Scorecard 2011

In 2009, WWF’s first Palm Oil Buyers’ Scorecard revealed that a small group of forward-thinking companies had made commitments to use only sustainable palm oil and that some of these had been followed up with tangible action.

Forests and energy report

WWF Living Forests report
Chapter 2: Forests and energy

WWF Living Forests report Chapter 2: Forests and energy
2011

Unlocking forest bonds
A high-level workshop on innovative finance for tropical forests

Unlocking forest bonds: a workshop report

A high-level workshop on innovative finance for tropical forests

GFTN report 2010/11

WWF GFTN-UK Annual Report 2010/11

This is WWF GFTN-UK's seventh annual report, which covers the management, activities and achievements of its members in 2010-11.

Tackling emissions from forests

Tackling emissions from forests

For the World Forum on Enterprise and the Environment

Palm oil

Palm oil

For the World Forum on Enterprise and the Environment

Soy and beef

Soy and beef

For the World Forum on Enterprise and the Environment

Timber and wood products

Timber and wood products

For the World Forum on Enterprise and the Environment

Soya and the Cerrado

The Brazilian Cerrado is a vast mosaic of contrasting landscapes that makes it the most biodiverse savannah region on the planet. It is undoubtedly one of the world’s great natural assets. Yet this extraordinary area is facing destruction on a huge scale due to the rapid expansion of beef, soya and other crops.

WWF Living Forests Report: Chapter 1

Living Forests report -
Chapter 1

Forests for a living planet

Livestock consumption and climate change report

Livestock consumption and climate change

This report lays out a framework to help producers, policy makers and environmental groups to discuss and address the contribution of livestock products to climate change.

Living Planet Report 2010

The protection of biodiversity and ecosystems must be a priority in our quest to build a stronger, fairer and cleaner world economy. Rather than an excuse to delay further action, the recent financial and economic crisis should serve as a reminder of the urgency of developing greener economies. Both WWF and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) are contributing to this goal.

The Living Planet Report is helping raise public awareness of the pressures on the biosphere and spreading the message that “business as usual” is not an option. The report contributes to fostering action, as what gets measured gets managed.