Category: The Congo Basin

World leaders meet at climate summit to address tropical deforestation

World Leaders from 26 countries and the EU came together at the UN Climate summit (COP27) to launch the Forests and Climate Leaders’ Partnership (FCLP). The Partnership will help to deliver the commitment made at last year’s summit in Glasgow by over 140 world leaders to halt and reverse forest loss and land degradation by…

How to save rainforests with satellites? Highlights of the NICFI Satellite Data Program

Today, on the International Day of Forests, the NICFI is pleased to announce that NICFI’s Satellite Data Program is extended for one more year, until September 2023. Since the launch of the program in 2020, actors across the globe have made use of free, high-resolution imagery of the tropics. In this newsletter, we are excited to share some key impacts of the program.

Breakthrough for rainforests at climate summit in Glasgow

It was all about forests on 2 November, the second day of the climate summit in Glasgow. Norway’s Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre and other heads of state announced a string of rainforest-related measures that will give the world a strong boost in the battle against deforestation.