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  • Yves Rocher foundation

    The Yves Rocher Foundation

    The Yves Rocher Foundation – Institut de France was created at the initiative of Jacques Rocher, son of Yves Rocher, the man who created Botanical Beauty. The Yves Rocher Foundation helps direct local and global environmental conservation, solidarity-based and educational actions in over 50 countries. The Yves Rocher Foundation was created in 1991 and placed under the auspices of the Institut de France in 2001. It works for a "greener world" through 2 leading actions: the "Women of the Earth" Awards and the "Plant for the Planet” Programme.

  • GEF

    GEF

    The Global Environment Facility is now the main source of public funding for projects to improve the state of the planet’s environment. It gave away up to 9 billion dollars from its capital stocks in grants. It also raised over 40 billion dollars of co-funding for more than 2 700 projects in over 165 countries. Moreover, the IMF has put together a separate 250 million dollar budget and 750 million dollars of co-funding to support SFM/REDD+.

  • FCPF

    FCPF

    The Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) is a worldwide REDD+ partnership. The FCPF helps countries with tropical and subtropical forests to develop systems and policies for REDD+ and pays them according to their emission reduction results. The FCPF complements the UNFCCC negotiations on REDD+ by demonstrating how REDD+ can be applied at the country level.

  • Firmenich

    Firmenich

    Firmenich is the largest private company in the perfume and aroma industry. Founded in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1895, it has produced a long list of classic fine perfumes and aromas. Its passion for taste and fragrances is the key to its success. It is known for its creativity, its capacity for innovation and its exceptional understanding of the market’s trends. Every year, it invests about 10% of its revenue in research; this reflects its ongoing will to understand, share and sublimate the best nature has to offer.

  • UNEP

    UNEP

    The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) was created in 1972. It is the highest environmental authority within the United Nations system. The programme acts as a catalyst. It supports, instructs, facilitates and strives to promote the sensible use and the sustainable development of the world’s environment. To do this, UNEP works with many partners including United Nations agencies, international organisations, governments, non-governmental organisations, the private sector and civil society.

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Satellite technology yields new forest loss estimates

Des forêts et des Hommes - GoodPlanet30 November 2011, Rome - A new, satellite-based survey released by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) provides a more accurate picture of changes in the world's forests, showing forest land use declined between 1990 and 2005.

Forests through your lens

Des forets et des hommes - GoodPlanet As we head into the final quarter of the International Year of Forests 2011, the FAO would like to invite you to submit a photo of the forests that you know and love.  Therefore they are asking you to send a photo that shows your connection to the forest.  They want to get an impression or image which best explains what the forest means to you and

Sunderbans mangrove-forest livelihoods under threat from corruption and resource exploitation

Source : Youtube / The Ecologist

Locals 'can play key role in helping forests recover'

Goodplanet - des forets et des hommesArticle from BBC News

Involving local groups has been a key factor in halting the loss of forest cover in the Asia-Pacific region, a UN study has concluded.

IUCN : Forest facts and figures

Read the good and the bad news on forest conservation, learn why we need forests to survive and find out some suprising facts and figures from the world of forests on the IUCN's website

Brazilian women push for greater role in managing forest reserves

Brésil - Des forets et des hommes - GoodPlanet BOGOR, Indonesia (20 October, 2011)_While women in many of Brazil’s extractive reserves do not play a large role in decision-making processes, a recent study conducted by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and National Council of Extractivist Populations (CNS) has found that Amazonian women are pushing for greater roles in gene

UNEP : GreenUp’s first action on forests

Source : UNEP

Bringing the green economy closer to citizens sounds like a drag, but it shouldn’t be. Millions of Europeans are already deeply involved in green economy initiatives. The challenge is spreading the word through our own networks with interesting, funny, quirky, or completely odd-ball ideas and suggestions that pique interest. Or at the very least spark debate.

How closing the gender gap will lead to better forest management

GoodPlanet - des forêts et des Hommes - indonésie BOGOR, Indonesia (13 October, 2011)

Isolated by forest conflict, the Orang Rimba people of Jambi

The Orang Rimba are an indigenous people living in Jambi, Indonesia in a forested area that is under conflict. They believe that God manifests inside animals in the forest, one is God Mergo – “God Tiger” – whom they worship.

Success: Barbie and Mattel drop deforestation!