About 17 Results found. From 1997 - 2015
News - 28 Jun 2016On land and in space, understanding the impacts of fires
To measure greenhouse gas emissions from the fires in maritime Southeast Asia in 2015, a variety of methods and expertise coalesced
Analysis - 12 Oct 2015Forests and food: Get your facts straight!
A nutritionist debunks some myths about forests, food security and nutrition.
News - 7 Sep 2015Wild food from dry forests: A recipe for health?
Research suggests better management of dry forests may reduce malnutrition and improve food security.
Analysis - 4 Sep 2015The forest detectives: Searching for proof about forests and disease
Research suggest forest fragmentation increases the likelihoods of Emerging Infectious Diseases being transmitted to humans.
News - 15 Apr 2015Money buys happiness? New study says think again about those assumptions
Wealth is perceived in both absolute and relative terms, as locals keep up with the neighbors.
Video - 20 May 2014FORESTS NEWS UPDATE: Prostates, Prunus and policy: A remarkable tree, a contested study, and tough choices ahead
A comparatively rare product can generate profound health impacts, depending on how the forests are managed.
News - 6 Mar 2014SDGs should tackle energy access to boost gender equality, researcher says
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) appear to have fallen short in addressing the daily task of cooking for women.
Video - 26 Feb 2014Prostates, Prunus and policy: A remarkable tree, a contested study, and tough choices ahead
"The challenge is to get the balance right between commercial demand for the bark, local people’s livelihoods and the resource itself".
News - 16 Jan 2014Three-way collaboration key to fire control in the Amazon — study
Farmers, local government officials and scientists must work together to ensure that fires do not burn out of control and damage forests