The Kilimanjaro landscape where the most well known and highest mountain in Africa is located is facing environmental challenges. The snow cap on the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro has been retreating since 1912. That has worried the Maasai community in both Kenya and Tanzania, and the communities are now forming a united front to tackle the problem. How far can their efforts go and how ambitious is their plan? Landscape Voices Podcast spoke with Janice Mutui, a youth representative from Amboseli, Kenya, about this community-led initiative. Listen. Music by Bensound.com
4 Jun 2018
The Role of Private Capital in Conservation
By expanding the carbon markets to new sectors and creating further demand for forest-based carbon credits at their true value, conservation finance is absolutely key to protecting critical ecosystems, and enabling businesses and consumers to take much needed climate action.
2 Feb 2018
GLF 2018 Priorities
John Colmey, Executive Producer of the Global Landscapes Forum talks about what’s in store for 2018.
22 Jan 2018
Indigenous leaders: We can protect mother nature like nobody else
They are the custodians of land; they are the guardians of forests and natural resources. Indigenous people all over the world have protected their landscapes since the earliest times. They believe their expertise is indispensable if the world wants to improve land use management and tackle current environmental challenges.
21 Jan 2018
Landscapes what´s new? Meet the new Bonn Challenge Barometer of Progress
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) launched the Bonn Challenge Barometer of Progress that details the development Brazil, Mexico, El Salvador, Rwanda, South Korea and the United States are making in bringing degraded and deforested landscapes into restoration. It is the only global progress tracking protocol focused on forest landscape restoration.
21 Jan 2018
AFR100: Gateway to sustainable livelihoods in Africa
Listen to solutions on how to improve livelihoods, natural resources management and land restoration in Africa geared up by the panel discussion about the African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative (AFR100) at the Global Landscapes Forum event held in Bonn in December 2017. AFR100 is a country-led effort to bring 100 million hectares of deforested and […]
20 Jan 2018
From Kenya to Brazil, environmental activism continues
Maria Margarida Ribeiro Da Silva from Brazil won the 4th Wangari Maathai Forest Champion Award 2017 as an acknowledgement for her lifetime achievements in promoting community forest management and fighting for the rights of indigenous people in Brazil’s northern state of Pará.