Corporate managers will now get powerful help with today’s release of a “Guide to the Guides” - a toolbox that helps them understand and find the best advice on how to purchase products originating from the world’s forests.
Mapping less disturbed forest tracts, floodplain and bottomland ecosystems of intact river basins, naturally rare and unique forest communities, and rare and endangered plant species habitats – to aid regional conservation strategies.
Alexey Yu. Yaroshenko, Peter V. Potapov, and Svetlana A. Turubanova (Greenpeace Russia). Editor of English version: Lars Laestadius (WRI). A joint publication of Greenpeace Russia and Global Forest Watch.
This first attempt at identifying boreal forest areas of minimal human disturbance (intact) using high-resolution satellite imagery reveals that only 14 percent or 32 million hectares of the boreal or northern forests of European Russia remain.