ABOUT THE WRITER
Catriona Moss has recently joined the Communications team at CIFOR. After studying journalism at Cardiff University in Wales, she then went on to travel around South America. It was during a conservation volunteer placement in the Amazon rainforest, Ecuador, that she gained a real passion for learning about and protecting rainforests. Since then her career has been in humanitarian and development communications having worked for the Big Issue magazine in South Africa, Muslim Aid UK, Oxfam UK and the Overseas Development Institute. As well as a love for blogging and creative writing, she is also a keen filmmaker.
BY THIS WRITER
News - 1 Jun 2015Prunus africana: A sustainable management reality check
Somehow, the scientific recommendations aren't making a difference on the ground.
News - 18 May 2015Smart reforestation must go beyond carbon: expert
Reforestation simply for carbon storage risks creating a barren, fragile monoculture.
Event Coverage - 6 Apr 2015Less laws, more communication, collaboration and capacity needed: expert
Multinational Environmental Agreements mean little if they don't reach local communities.
News - 18 Feb 2015REDD ink: Forest efforts in Peru all but absent from news media
Research shows large disparity in media coverage around the world.
News - 14 Jan 2015Peatland loss could emit 2,800 years’ worth of carbon in an evolutionary eyeblink: study
More than 100,000 hectares of peatland forests are destroyed each year for oil palm and agricultural plantations.
News - 1 Apr 2014Can military decentralization tactics bring innovation to conservation?
Useful insights from decision-making in warfare could help conservationist tackle "wicked problems"
Video - 25 Dec 2013BEST OF 2013: Javan leopards on camera
Scientists study how human influence is affecting the distribution of leopards and other species in Java.
News - 7 Nov 2013Defining “forest” could improve REDD+ monitoring in Indonesia
Choosing the right definition for forests in order to curb deforestation.