Monthly Archives: June 2016


Why Timber Management is an Effective Forest Conservation Strategy

  Managing forests for commercial forest products can be effective in preventing deforestation. This is evident looking at the tropical forests of northern Guatemala. But why? The following four points…


Proof that Forest-Based Enterprises are Good for Forests

  New forest mapping technologies allow us to literally see where forest-based enterprises are good for forests. For example, if we zoom in on the northern Petén department of Guatemala (Figure…