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Ensuring more sustainable timber in the yachting industry

Ensuring more sustainable timber in the yachting industry

Monaco
Combating deforestation
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

The aim of the project is to ensure that the yachting industry supports the growth of sustainable forest management in the least developed countries of the world. Today, the industry often uses timber species which are at best over-exploited and at worst endangered. With this project, we wish to…

Getting Forests out of the Box

Getting Forests out of the Box

Monaco
Combating deforestation
Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development

In a welcome response to campaigns by environmentalists, businesses and governments are starting to phase out single-use plastic. This is a positive reaction to a global problem. Unfortunately, this move away from plastic is leading to an upturn in the consumption of wood-based packaging. Annual…

Restoring bushfire affected wildlife habitat on Kangaroo Island

Restoring bushfire affected wildlife habitat on Kangaroo Island

Monaco
Combating deforestation
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

The project will help landholders replant and restore 20 hectares of their native vegetation that was burnt during the 2019-20 Kangaroo Island bushfires. This native vegetation has a very important role helping the ecosystem to recover, creating habitat for important wildlife species, building…

Securing a Sustainable Future for the Guinean Forests

Securing a Sustainable Future for the Guinean Forests

Monaco
Combating deforestation
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

One of 8 African biodiversity hotspots, the Guinean Forests of West Africa (over 600000km2) support globally-significant biodiversity with high species endemism, but face threats from agriculture and commodity expansion, unsustainable logging and hunting, and mineral extraction, leading to…

Achieving Forests For All Forever in Gabon

Achieving Forests For All Forever in Gabon

Monaco
Combating deforestation
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

The government in Gabon recently solidified a decision to require FSC certification in all ~15 million hectares of forests managed by concessions by end 2022. Currently 2 million hectares are FSC certified. This decision by Gabon’s President is a milestone for responsible forest management in…

Reforestation around and inside the village of Antolojanahary of Father Pedro

Reforestation around and inside the village of Antolojanahary of Father Pedro

Monaco
Combating deforestation
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

Collaborating with Akamasoa, the Association of Father Pedro, Graine de Vie creates a nursery in Antolojanahary (the first village built by Father Pedro). The objective is to support the reforestation efforts of the Akamasoa association by producing about 30,000 trees per year. This nursery…

Reforestation around and inside National Park Masoala

Reforestation around and inside National Park Masoala

Monaco
Combating deforestation
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

Located in North East Madagascar, the Masoala National Park, created in 1997, is the largest forest reserve in the country. It stretches over an area of 240,000 hectares and is inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List due to its exceptional biodiversity (Masoala Forest alone is thought to…

Combat deforestation in the Wampies tropical forest

Combat deforestation in the Wampies tropical forest

Monaco
Combating deforestation
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

©Rohit-Tandon In 2015 the Wampis indigenous people formally established their own system of self government to manage, control and protect almost 1.4 million hectares of their customary territory on behalf of almost 15,000 Wampis people and future generations. This consists principally of…