June 16, 2014

This event on 2 June 2014 at the Regent’s Park Hub was the second forum on the natural commons. It was split into two discussions. The first considered new directions in conservation and took a closer look at ‘value’ and offsetting.

May 29, 2014

This is the third in a series of reports in which FERN and the Forest Peoples Programme (FPP) look at the World Bank’s Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF). This case study concludes that unless major changes are made in FCPF planning, design and validation of emissions reduction programmes,

April 15, 2014

It is widely accepted that in order to keep forests standing, forest policies must be fair and reflect the needs, values and rights of local communities. 

February 4, 2014

This is the third in a series of briefing notes outlining concerns and considerations related to EU proposals to offset biodiversity loss. This briefing note analyses how biodiversity offset schemes have fared so far and shows that the picture is far from rosy.