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Women in the woods 

Women in the woods 

In honour of the upcoming International Women’s Day (on March 8, 2022), I’m running a series of articles, where I interview women of authority in the forest sector. We will cross cultures, geographies, roles and responsibilities to understand how these women have worked to the top of their field and understand their unique position on women winning in the woods. 

Fire insurance with impact

Fire insurance with impact

How appropriately designed community outreach activities can both reduce risk and generate significant environmental and social benefits. A Case Study of community fire management in Ghana.

Offsetting your air-travel with forests

Offsetting your air-travel with forests

If you are a regular flier, it will be one of the largest contributors to your carbon footprint. The airline industry has long been accused of its heavy emissions, contributing 2.5% of global CO2 emissions in 2018.

Credible offset programs for individuals and small businesses

Credible offset programs for individuals and small businesses

As I start to look at travelling again for work, and heading into the high-consuming holiday season, I thought it was high time I practice what I preach and offset my own carbon footprint. I know I’m not alone on this one, so I hope you will also benefit from this “desk-top” due diligence or initial screening of easy to access offset platforms.

Climate-conscious Christmas

Climate-conscious Christmas

My climate conscience is growing with every year that passes, so does my feeling towards the heavy consumerism associated with the holiday season. I’m all for giving, but also think – why not give a gift that has a climate positive outcome, and potentially is also a...

What COP 26 means for forest landscapes in the tropics

What COP 26 means for forest landscapes in the tropics

You’ve probably been inundated with news from COP26, which just wrapped up over the weekend. I couldn’t keep up with the commitments, pledges, announcements, protests, and so on that happened in Glasgow over the past couple of weeks. Though aware that...