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New Red List identifies threatened trees of Central Asia

Posted on by Amy Hinsley

The vast and contrasting landscapes of Central Asia are host to over 500 species of woody plants, including wild apples, pears, pistachios and walnuts. As threats to the region’s forests increase, the Red List of Trees of Central Asia, published by the Global Trees Campaign, has identified the 44 species most at risk. The latest…

First FSC certified community managed natural forests in Africa

Posted on by Amy Hinsley

Two communities in Tanzania, working through Global Trees Campaign partners the Mpingo Conservation and Development Initiative, have obtained the first certificate for community-managed natural forest in Africa. This landmark achievement will enable the communities – through responsible forest management – to earn 250 times more from their woodlands than they have done previously.   The…