Lynsey Grosfield

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Can finance save the forest?
12 Jun 2017

Agriculture is currently the main driver of forest loss in the tropics. If current farming patterns continue, the future...

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Time to step up for forests and peatlands
12 Jun 2017

Rooting out climate change Let’s face it: we are not on track to win the war against climate change. Time is running o...

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The power of science communication
10 Jun 2017

How the media can help protect Indonesia’s peatlands Indonesia – For some residents of South Sumatra, Indonesia,...

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Everyone’s a winner: The smart way of doing business
9 Jun 2017

What comes to mind when you think of forests? Green trees, tranquility, birdsong and babbling brooks? Perhaps not so muc...

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When it comes to peatlands: In local we trust
1 Jun 2017

The earth is crispy around here. Crunch, crunch, crunch—my every footstep made a crackling sound like a rustling bag o...

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Guardians of the forest
30 May 2017

Indonesia – The sky turned yellow just before the 2015 peatland fires reached their height in Kalimantan, Indonesi...

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Peatlands: ‘Black gold’ for climate mitigation
29 May 2017

Indonesia – New tools and new discoveries are drastically altering our existing knowledge of peatlands. Scientist...

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Preserving precious peat in the Congo Basin
18 May 2017

How the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) could bring a recently-discovered peatland into its REDD process   Congo...

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If we’re to protect vital peatlands, we must also protect peatland communities
18 May 2017

There is now a global scientific consensus that the world is in a race against time to halt catastrophic and irreversibl...

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A twentieth century landscape: The fallout ghost-scape
12 Apr 2017

What do you do with a radioactive landscape? Leaving aside the devastation left in the Marshall Islands, eastern Kazakhs...

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Peatlands: A global warming game-changer
7 Apr 2017

Indonesia’s president Joko Widodo announced the other week a landmark moratorium banning all peat-damaging activities....

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6 Takeaways from our World Wildlife Day Twitter Q&A
21 Mar 2017

#ListenToTheYoungVoices was the theme of the day, going into the UN 2017 World Wildlife Day. We held a rousing Q&A s...

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Roundup for International Day of Forests 2017: Forests and Energy
21 Mar 2017

March 21 is the United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Forests, and while we’re already attending Cool Insigh...

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Tenure and trade: How to make a living from the forests of Nepal
20 Mar 2017

Nepal – Nepal is a world leader in returning forest tenure rights to local people. But restrictive regulations con...

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Improving sustainable cattle production in the Brazilian Amazon
20 Mar 2017

Brazil – The successful Brazilian experience in slowing down deforestation in the Amazon has captured a lot of att...

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