Report launch: Our policy recommendations

Current rates of forest degradation in Tanzania’s coastal forests are unsustainable, according to our new report launched on Tuesday. The report, published by a coalition of organisations including WWF Tanzania and the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE), predicts valuable timber species will be exhausted in 30 years. The study also found carbon storage has dropped by … Continue reading Report launch: Our policy recommendations

High value timber species in Tanzania’s coastal forests will be exhausted in 30 years

High value timber species in Tanzania’s coastal forests will be exhausted in 30 years, according to our latest research.. Tanzanian officials and NGOs met today to discuss the findings of Saving Forests, Changing Lives, a project aimed at surveying the extent of charcoal and timber driven degradation in coastal forests. The project, led by the … Continue reading High value timber species in Tanzania’s coastal forests will be exhausted in 30 years