Julie Mollins, CIFOR

Julie Mollins


Toronto, ON, Canada

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Recent articles by Julie:

Terrain through the lens of the COVID-19 pandemic: Blueprint for a healthy planet

Scientists have demonstrated that such diseases as the new SARS-COV2 coronavirus COVID-19 and Ebola can emerge due to ecosystem imbalances in forests. Over the past few months, this hypothesis has flourished through coverage in the mainstream news media, shoring up the notion that COVID-19 is zoonotic — transmitted from a bat through another animal, possibly […] → Read More

Q+A: Research findings offer framework for effective carbon management

An interview with Conservation International scientist Allie Goldstein → Read More

Papua mangroves could help Indonesia coast to climate targets

Research details variables in measuring greenhouse gas emissions for NDCs → Read More

Finale features lessons learned in social forestry–climate change partnership

Inadequate data for measuring outcomes could jeopardize NDC targets → Read More

Amazon rainforest could disappear within 50 years, scientists report

Large, complex ecosystems cascade into rapid collapse compared to smaller ecosystems → Read More

Recipe for slowing species loss and cutting extinction risk in half

Conservationists weigh in ahead of Convention on Biological Diversity meeting → Read More

Religious and Indigenous leaders in Indonesia unite to protect forests

Must reach people through values and ethics to end deforestation, U.N. says → Read More

New resource hub will offer evidence-based solutions for land restoration

Open-access website stores data and maps on key progress indicators → Read More

Indigenous-led community efforts redefine forest management in Kenya

New dam confronts challenge of water resource depletion → Read More

Revolutionize food production system or face mass deforestation, scientists warn

Indigenous and local communities face threats from biodiversity loss → Read More

Study shows how land use is disrupting forest carbon sinks

Tropical forests contribute less to carbon dioxide uptake than boreal forests: scientists → Read More

Researchers urge multi-level action to tackle climate-to-local pressures on forests

Better predictive models can mediate ecological consequences of climatic disturbances → Read More

Q+A: Natural climate solutions could reverse emissions in 30 tropical countries, scientists say

Interview with Conservation International scientist Bronson Griscom → Read More

Management of intact forestlands by Indigenous Peoples key to protecting climate

Rights recognition crucial to fend off global warming and catastrophic climate change → Read More

Indonesia's leadership in peatland management in focus at COP 25

International Tropical Peatland Center plays pivotal role in research → Read More

Peatland potential untapped in Nationally Determined Contributions, COP 25 delegates say

Restoration and conservation contribute to nature-based solutions → Read More

Tree initiative in Uganda refugee camps boosts nutrition and incomes

Settlement communities bond around ecosystem restoration project → Read More

Fruit Trees Provide Nutrition and Income to Refugees in Uganda –

“The main idea is to bring back trees into the landscape because when we examined social conflict, it’s about firewood, construction, and water.' → Read More

Pragmatics take precedence in scientific approach to landscape restoration

Putting radical ideas on the table at GLF New York → Read More

Number crunching: Making sense of REDD+ and results-based payments

Building climate-effective enterprises to realize forest-related emissions reductions → Read More