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ReForest Fund Update – December 2023

The Trillion Trees ReForest Fund supports forest restoration across a portfolio of sites where our partners have long-term conservation programmes and where forest degradation needs to be reversed, working with local communities every step of the way.

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October 2023 Forest Update

Restoring degraded forests, the spectacular Congo Basin and your views

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Aerial view of the forest in the Republic of Congo

#Forests2Follow - The Congo Basin: A globally significant landscape

Home to the world’s second largest rainforest spanning six countries, the forest of the Congo Basin is one of earth’s most biodiverse and spectacular. It plays a vital role in carbon storage and in ecological services that thousands of people rely upon.

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Restoring degraded forests: an under-appreciated climate solution

A new Trillion Trees study shows that prioritising the restoration of degraded forest, not just cleared lands, could help meet climate and biodiversity goals more rapidly

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#Forests2Follow - A globally significant landscape: South America’s Atlantic Forest

Less well known than its famous neighbour the Amazon, the Atlantic Forest used to be one of the world’s largest forests, covering 1 million square kilometres on the eastern coastlines of Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina. Now, only around 17% of it remains across the biome – making it the most threatened of all tropical forests.

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New guidelines for communicating about ecosystem restoration

Principles of Restoration Communications published with 1t.org, UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, Nature4Climate and Laura de Molière PhD

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ReForest Fund Update – June 2023

The Trillion Trees ReForest Fund supports forest restoration across a portfolio of sites where our partners have long-term conservation programmes and where forest degradation needs to be reversed, working with local communities every step of the way.

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#Forests2Follow

We kick off our #Forests2Follow series with a spotlight on five special landscapes

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April 2023 Forest Update

Forest friendly chocolate, what is quality restoration and life on a reforested planet

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Trillion Trees named a Keeling Curve Prize Finalist

The Global Warming Mitigation Project Announces 2023 Keeling Curve Prize Finalists

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Forest-friendly chocolate

Meet the cocoa farmers of the Gola Rainforest in Sierra Leone, where sustainable cocoa production is boosting local livelihoods

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Life on a reforested planet

Envisioning a forested future and how we can achieve it

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Trillion Trees 2022 Impact Report is out!

Forest protection and quality restoration for people, nature and climate

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January 2023 Forest Update

Reasons for hope, tree-growing guidance for faith groups and a spice nursery in Tanzania

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Spice of Life

How one woman and a cooperative spice nursery are helping restore the forests of the Usambara Mountains, the ‘water towers’ of Northern Tanzania

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First ever tree-growing guide for Faith Organisations is launched at COP 15

Trillion Trees, WWF and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) have jointly published the first-ever comprehensive guide to tree growing, designed for use by faith groups across the world. 

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Statement on COP27 and looking toward CBD COP15

What do the outcomes of COP27 mean for forests?

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Trillion Trees joins Restor platform

Partnership will contribute to transparency of the global restoration movement

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ReForest Fund Update – October 2022

There has never been a more critical time to protect and restore our planet. Trillion Trees believes that forests are one of our greatest hopes and play a key role in the fight against climate change and biodiversity loss.

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Turning Pledges to Action

COP27 Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt: 6 to 18 November 2022

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Bringing forest restoration to life across nine countries

WWF’s Severin Kalonga reflects on his journey in the conservation sector

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October 2022 Forest Update

Trees for goals, real restoration costs, championing women conservationists and more...

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“Women need to carve a path.”

Around Mount Kenya, Milka Musyoki is weaving a female legacy into forest conservation

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Vicky Mbofu driving for her work

To protect and restore Tanzania’s 'breadbasket', communities are front and centre

Vicky Mbofu shares her work in Tanzania’s Southern Highlands

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Trillion Trees launches new research drive to discover the real cost of restoring forests

“To fix a problem, it’s essential to know how much it really costs.”

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July 2022 Forest Update

Field visit to Kenya and Tanzania, Forest Accelerator news and commitment in Colombia

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May 2022 Forest Update

Protecting wildlife in Congo, Wild for All Challenge, and more...

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ReForest Fund 2021 annual report

The world is at a crucial moment in defining how we steward our planet. Trillion Trees believes preserving and restoring forests is critical to responding to the challenge of the biodiversity and climate crises.

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How the hopes of COP26 must translate to action

Trillion Trees Executive Director, John Lotspeich reflects on the outcome of COP26 and what it will mean for forests.

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Fabiana Benitez on a Forest path

October 2021 Forest Update

Inspirational stories from conservationists on the ground

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Turning pledges into action

ReForest Fund report 2021

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Trillion Trees welcomes the ‘Protecting Our Planet Challenge’

Trillion Trees commends today’s launch of the ‘Protecting Our Planet Challenge’, a commitment by nine organisations to pledge $5 billion to protect and conserve 30 per cent of the planet by 2030

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Birdwatcher with binoculars in the forests of Brazil

'Food Forests’ could throw a lifeline to rare Brazilian birdlife in the Atlantic Forest

Alice Reisfeld and her team are ushering in a bird-based ecological renaissance in the world’s most imperilled tropical habitat

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Restoring tree cover to Tanzania

Azaria Kilimba’s pioneering work in community forest conservation has so far seen half a million hectares reclaimed for nature

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We must act ACT NOW to reverse climate change

Trillion Trees welcomes the IPCC’s milestone report documenting unequivocally that human-caused emissions have warmed the planet, and that we are dangerously close to not being able to reverse this.

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Madagascar's magnificent Makira Forest

Felix Ratelolahy, tells how he is helping restore Madagascar to its former ‘Green Island’ glory

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Forest guardians and nature's nurseries on Mount Kenya

Paul Gacheru shares how the forested foothills of his childhood are being restored to health – with farmers and families at the helm

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Technology helps tree planting champions in Tanzania

To protect and stabilise the local environment, one thousand local people have raised 540,000 seedlings in just one season – and they’re monitoring them using an app

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Tea and empathy

Can you regenerate a rainforest with a cup of tea? That’s what Trillion Trees’ partner, BirdLife International is achieving in the heart of South America, with Fabiana Benítez of Guyra Paraguay at the centre.

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Trillion Trees Forest Update - June 2021

June 2021 - Regeneration, planting and Covid response

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Forests for hope

Why we should stay positive and continue the fight

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Forests will regrow if we let them

Our new research shows that a total area of 58.9 million hectares of forests - equivalent to the size of France - have regrown in the last 20 years.

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Impact report: 20 billion trees protected & restored

Trillion Trees has released its first ever Impact Report

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Trillion Trees Forest Update - March 2021

March 2021 - Restoration Stories

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The long roots of research

How decades of work generated a simple solution to Rwanda’s forest degradation

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Ghana's irreplaceable Atewa Forest

BMW Group, Tetra Pak and Schüco international express concerns about sourcing aluminium from the Atewa Forest

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The real cost of planting trees

In a new commentary for Scientific American, WCS’s Lauren Oakes investigates the big question: What is the real cost of tree planting?

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Earthshot Prize

Trillion Trees is delighted to have been selected as an official Nominator for the prestigious Earthshot Prize.

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Forests of hope

In the climate emergency, forests offer hope

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New Trillion Trees Executive Director

Trillion Trees is delighted to announce the appointment of John Lotspeich as its first Executive Director.

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Reflections on forests

This Earth Day, the planet is getting a bit more breathing space than it has had for a long time.

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Forest Landscape Sustainability Accelerator

An investment boost for the future of forest conservation

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Trillion Trees welcomes 1T.org

Trillion Trees welcomes global support to conserve and restore vital forest

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Big win in Colombia

Colombia’s Serranía de Chiribiquete is now the world's largest tropical rainforest park

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Nature-friendly rubber

Nature-friendly rubber

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