Debunking EU Restoration Law Myths

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) are voting today on a major restoration law that is a key arm of the EU Green Deal. This law is crucial to restoring and protecting the ecosystems that underp ...

Europe launches new law to combat deforestation

The new European Union Deforestation Regulation sets a precedent for responsible trade practices while safeguarding our planet’s biodiversity. The European Union has taken a significant step toward ...

Commonland’s recommended summer reading 2023 

Looking to learn more about ecosystems regeneration and landscape restoration during your summer hols this year? Look no further! The Commonland team have put together a list of some of their favouri ...

Image of Commonland team receiving Dreamfund cheque from Dutch National Postcode Lottery representative

Commonland and partners receive €12 million from the National Dutch Postcode Lottery’s Dream Fund to restore 10 million hectares of land worldwide 

With support from the Dutch National Postcode Lottery’s Dream Fund (Nationale Postcode Loterij), Commonland and partners will support changemakers to scale up existing landscape restoration projects ...

Commonland chapters featured in Land Restoration book

In 2015, Willem Ferwerda, along with our colleague Dieter van Broeck and Commonland Ambassador John D.Liu, each contributed chapters to the Elsevier-published book “Land Restoration: Reclaiming La ...

Experts agree on importance of long-term investment in landscape restoration

Finance and investment are crucial to meeting the goal of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration to prevent, halt and reverse the degradation of nature worldwide. Therefore, Commonland united a panel ...

Recommendations on Delivering the European Green Deal Through Landscape Restoration

Commonland has come together with Landscape Finance Lab, as well as 19 other contributors, to issue a policy briefing offering guidance to EU institutions and Member States on why and how to leve ...

Annual Report 2021

Commonland unites conservationists, farmers, experts, entrepreneurs, community organisers, businesses, governments, and finance professionals to transform 100 million hectares of degraded land into th ...

Commonland and Presensing Institute present clear insight into addressing the causes of landscape degradation

Commonland and Presencing Institute have joined forces to bring together the many stakeholders and actors involved in landscapes and create an enabling environment for addressing the root causes of la ...

Commonlands African Improved Cookstoves Programme certified by Gold Standard

Commonland has achieved a significant milestone in developing a carbon asset management programme to protect wildlife and forests and help the local communities of the Simalaha Community Conservancy. ...

New tool helps farmers achieve their sustainable agriculture goals

Commonland landscape partner Wij.land has developed the BoerenWijzer, a tool based on the 4 Returns framework, to help farmers define, achieve and measure their sustainable agriculture goals.