(1) TOPIC GUIDE


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Study Guide:


Dividing the Problem:


Guided Research:


(2) VIDEO GUIDES


Below you will find video guides to your topic.
Click here to access Greenpeace: Stop Amazon Deforestation
Click here to access Deforestation and Illegal Logging in Vietnam
Click here to access Paraguay Deforestation, Native, Wildlife, Habitat Destruction
Click here to access Lost in Palm Oil

(3) LINKS TO NONGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS (NGOs)


Below you will find some great links to nongovernmental organizations working on behalf of deforestation. Spend some time researching the organizations to get an idea of how you can propose solutions to the issue while in committee. Have fun!

Friends of the Earth
Greenpeace
World Wildlife Fund

(4) PRIMARY SOURCES


To explore the UN Initiative on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation, click here
To read the UN's "Forest Principles," click here
To read the Kyoto Protocol, click here

(5) TAKE ACTION!


What we can do to stop deforestation from the Nature Conservancy

(6) COUNTRY RESEARCH


Below you will find a list of countries that are represented in this year's Security Council. Find your country and then download the article(s) available about your country and a related issue to deforestation.

Bahrain

An in-depth report of forests in Bahrain here
Basic facts about Bahrain's forests here

Bangladesh

Fighting deforestation in Bangladesh read here

Bosnia and Herzegovina

In depth of Bosnia Herzegovina forest statistics here
Illegal logging in Bosnia here

Brazil

Facts about deforestation in Brazil watch the video here

China

Deforestation in China and its history read here

Colombia

Why Colombia rainforests are logged and burned to plant coca read here

Estonia

Illegal logging in Estonia has decreased here

France

France role in saving the world’s forests here

Honduras

In Honduras deforestation rates are the highest in Latin America here

India

Read about Indian mine companies accused of unlawful deforestation here

Iraq

Iraq is not totally a desert, read for forestry in Iraq here

Japan

Read how chopsticks are a problem for Japans deforestation here
Read how Japan saved its forests by importing wood from other countries here

Lebanon

Deforestation issues in Lebanon here

Mexico

How is Mexico dealing with deforestation here

Morocco

Check out this blog post to see how deforestation effects Morocco here

Nigeria

Illegal logging in Nigeria here

Poland

Poland step forward on deforestation here

Russian Federation

Solutions for Russian Forest here

Saudi Arabia

'Anti green' accusation for Saudi Arabia here

South Africa

South Africa the slowest growing forest trees here

Switzerland

Swiss company Nestle, to end its use of palm oil that comes from suppliers that are destroying vulnerable tropical forests here

Turkey

Deforestation in Belek, Turkey due to golf boom and tourism here

Uganda

Read where Uganda stands on deforestation here

Ukraine

Timber industry in Ukraine, and deforestation into the Carpathian Mountains here

United Kingdom

UK firms fight against deforestation here

United States of America

US deforestation insight here
Ending deforestation will bust US economy here
US policy preventing tropical deforestation here

Vietnam

Forest regrowth in Vietnam hurting other countries forestry here