Tag: Climate Action

New research demonstrates climate benefits of rainforest protection and restoration

New research demonstrates climate benefits of rainforest protection and restoration

Researchers from 13 institutions studied an area of tropical forest in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo, that was heavily logged in the 1980s and subsequently protected from further logging or conversion to plantation agriculture. They found that areas left to regenerate naturally recovered by as much as 2.9 tonnes of aboveground carbon per hectare of forest each year. This is important because it highlights that if degraded tropical forests are protected, they can recover well naturally.

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Earth Day 2020: Time to take Climate Action

Earth Day 2020: Time to take Climate Action

Today, 22 April 2020 Earth Day celebrates its 50th birthday with Climate Action as its theme. Today is also the anniversary of the signing of the Paris Agreement to take climate action. For Earth Day 2020, BVRio reminds that sectors contributing to GHG emissions must be able to secure financial resources in a large scale to ensure their sustainability and transition to a low-carbon dynamic.

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