Research Library – Forestry

UNEP Forestry

The United Nations Environment Program supports the protection of forests for social, economic, and environmental benefits.

Forest Stewardship Council

The FSC promotes the responsible management of the world’s forests, bringing together experts from the environmental, economic and social spheres.

Rainforest Rescue

Rainforest Rescue is a non-profit organization actively committed to preserving rainforests, protecting their inhabitants, and furthering social reforms. Since 1986, we have been interfering with the business interests of timber and cattle barons, oil and mining companies, Western banks and corrupt politicians.

Convention on Biological Diversity

Part of the United Nations Environment Program.

Forest Peoples Programme

Forest Peoples Programme is a human rights organisation working with forest peoples across the globe to secure their rights to their lands and their livelihoods. We work alongside more than 60 partner organisations representing indigenous peoples and forest communities from across the globe.

The Green Belt Movement

The Green Belt Movement (GBM) has four main areas of activity— Tree Planting and Water Harvesting, Climate Change, Mainstream Advocacy, Gender Livelihood and Advocacy. Each area of work builds on and informs the others.

World Rainforest Movement

The World Rainforest Movement (WRM) is an international initiative that aims to contribute to struggles, reflections and political actions of forest-dependent peoples, indigenous, peasants and other communities in the global South. WRM is part of a global movement for social and environmental justice and respect for human and collective rights.

Rainforest Concern

Rainforest Concern avoids deforestation of critically endangered habitats by working with local communities and indigenous groups to understand the issues and finding long-term solutions to the threats facing them.

World rainforest information portal.

Global Greengrants Fund

GGF believes solutions to environmental harm and social injustice come from people whose lives are most impacted. Every day, our global network of people on the frontlines and donors comes together to support communities to protect their ways of life and our planet. Because when local people have a say in the health of their food, water, and resources, they are forces for change.


Treehugger, the only modern sustainability site that offers advice, clarity, and inspiration for both the eco-savvy and the green-living novice. With 2.6 million monthly users, Treehugger is one of the world’s largest information sites dedicated to driving sustainability mainstream.

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