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
21 Jun 2013Q+A: How do local forest communities in the Amazon feel about REDD+?
Relatively little is known about how local forest people feel about schemes to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, known as REDD+,...
20 Jun 2013Policy makers in Indonesia choose community participation as best for the future
Decision makers in West Kalimantan, Indonesia believe that mining, agriculture and oil palm developments are inevitable, but they now know that the negative...
Video Q&A - 3 Jun 2013Q&A: Who owns the rights to the world’s common resources?
CIFOR scientist, Andrew Wardell, explains what the "commons" is and the challenges in managing common resources.
22 May 2013As forests disappear, Indonesia must monitor big cats to reduce human wildlife conflict, says scientist
As Indonesia's national parks face threats from deforestation, agricultural expansion and other forms of human encroachment, it's vital that tigers, leopards...
22 May 2013In pictures: Searching for the endangered Javan leopard
CIFOR research on monitoring biodiversity in Gunung Halimun-Salak national park in Java, Indonesia, brings new hope for the endangered Javan leopard.
Video - 8 Mar 2013Gender analysis in forestry research: What policymakers should know
More research needed to understand gender and sustainable forest management.
Event Coverage - 10 Dec 2012Getting down with the ‘landscapes’ lingo at Doha: COP18 in quotes
It is time for forestry to come out of the forest and contribute more broadly.