Forêts

Les forêts sont d'une importance mondiale dans la régulation du climat, et d'une importance locale dans le soutien des communautés et le maintien de la biodiversité. Cependant, elles, et les gens qui en dépendent, sont soumises à une pression croissante.

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Actualités

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    A closer look at a collective economic giant: Small forest and farm producers - INTERVIEW

    16.07.2018

    More than 1.5 billion small forest and farm producers throughout the world depend on forest landscapes to produce food, fuel, timber and non-wood forest products to meet their subsistence needs and generate cash income. Despite the large number of...

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    Biodiversity’s role in landscape restoration: INTERVIEW

    10.07.2018

    Biodiversity is inherently connected to forest landscape restoration, but conceptualising this relationship has been elusive – until now. A new publication called, ‘Biodiversity guidelines for forest landscape restoration opportunities assessments’ is...

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    Forests among top issues at UN High Level Political Forum on SDGs

    06.07.2018

    June 9-18, the United Nations will hold the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) on the Sustainable Development Goals. This article highlights how the role of restoration of deforested and degraded forest landscapes in the achievement of the SDGs, particularly...

Publications

Lectures rapides

Destiné aux décideurs politiques et aux journalistes, les dossiers thématiques de l'UICN fournissent des informations clés sur des thématiques au cœur du travail de l’UICN en deux pages (en anglais uniquement).

Deforestation and forest degradation

Deforestation and forest degradation are the biggest threats to forests worldwide. Deforestation occurs when forests are converted to non-forest uses, such as agriculture and road construction....

Forests and climate change

Forests are a stabilising force for the climate. They regulate ecosystems, protect biodiversity, play an integral part in the carbon cycle, support livelihoods, and supply goods and services that can...

Palm oil and biodiversity

Palm oil is derived from the oil palm tree (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.), which is native to West Africa and grows best in tropical climates with abundant water. Three-quarters of total palm oil produced...

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