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LEAF Asia | vor 6 Jahre 3 months

Engaging in REDD+ and seeking to take part in the opportunities and benefits of REDD+ requires credible scientifically-based estimates of emissions and removals of greenhouse gases from human-induced activities that change the cover and use of forest lands.

Guyana International Times | vor 6 Jahre 3 months

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Guianas has expressed concern that the cut to the budgetary allocation for the Low Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS) will undoubtedly negatively impact the country’s development initiatives through the revolutionary programme. The strategy, that seeks to transform...

FSC | vor 6 Jahre 4 months

Danish NGO NEPCon has recently released a study entitled ‘Field perspective comparison of forest carbon and forest management standards.’ The research, commissioned by the Rainforest Alliance, recognizes the function of responsible forest management in retaining and increasing carbon stocks. It...

EnvrioScope | vor 6 Jahre 4 months

April, 2013. Scheyvens, Henry; Sagara, Miho and Ibarra Gené, Enrique. Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Japan. 133 pages. ISBN: 978‐4‐88788‐133‐4

Asian Scientist | vor 6 Jahre 4 months

Maximizing crop yields on existing farms in an effort to stem rampant land clearance in developing countries may become financially untenable in the long-term, researchers say. Researchers from Singapore, Switzerland and the United Kingdom modeled the long-term consequences of this ‘agricultural...

DWT Online | vor 6 Jahre 5 months

PARAMARIBO - The first results of the pilot project National Forest Inventory of the Forest Management and Inspection Foundation (SBB) seem promising. Starting in April of last year, 3D aerial photos were taken of the country’s forest. “The system meets our expectations,” says SBB general director...

DWT Online | vor 6 Jahre 5 months

PARAMARIBO - John Goedschalk, the President’s climate adviser, is proud with the approval of the REDD+ preparation plan by the World Bank. “I’m proud that the project plan is a real Surinamese product.

Google | vor 6 Jahre 5 months

A delegation representing the International Forestry Fund visited China in September (2010) to meet with provincial governors and their senior forestry officials. In Beijing the delegation visited the State Forestry department and learnt about the past challenges and current opportunities that...

DEVSUR | vor 6 Jahre 5 months

PARAMARIBO–Suriname has secured approval for its Readiness Preparation Proposal (R-PP 2013) and will receive US$ 3.8 million to prepare for participation in the United Nation’s REDD+ initiatives that focus on reducing emissions from deforestation and enhancing forest carbon stocks.

e360 Yale | vor 6 Jahre 6 months

New research shows that scientists have significantly overestimated the damage that logging in tropical forests has done to biodiversity, a finding that could change the way conservationists think about how best to preserve species in areas disturbed by humans.

Landscape Blog | vor 6 Jahre 6 months

Suriname is an interesting example when considering development of sustainable agricultural sector in the context of a landscape approach; one that considers multiple demands from scarce land resources, such as food and fuel, and preserving nature. The smallest sovereign state in the South America...

GINA | vor 6 Jahre 7 months

Renowned climate scientist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr. Rajendra Kumar Pachauri was late this evening installed Chairman of Guyana’s well known international rain forest conservation, research and development centre Iwokrama. The installation took place on the lawns of State House where a...

Irinnews | vor 6 Jahre 7 months

JOHANNESBURG, 8 February 2013 (IRIN) - It is commonly believed that destroying trees will influence the climate of a region. But scientific evidence to support that deforestation and afforestation influence local climate - affecting temperature and rainfall - has only just started emerging.

FERN, World Growth | vor 6 Jahre 7 months

Ten years since the EU Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade Action Plan was launched, and one month before the introduction of the EU Timber Regulation which makes it a criminal offence to put illegally sourced timber on the EU market, new research by FERN has shown strong forest governance...

Economic Voice | vor 6 Jahre 7 months

THE GREEN Party is excited to announce a special session “The Yasuni Project” at its spring conference; a fringe event hosted by Dr. Derek Wall in conjunction with the Ecuadorian Embassy. The Yasuni Project was launched by the government of Ecuador in 2007, and aims to keep a portion of Ecuador’s...

UNDP | vor 6 Jahre 7 months

Two UNDP’s Practice Areas from the UNDP Regional Service Center for Latin America and the Caribbean (RSC-LAC), Energy & Environment and Democratic Governance, sponsored and co-organized the Regional Forum on “How to Prevent Corruption in REDD+ and the "Regional Workshop on Participation, Advice...

Eco Agriculture | vor 6 Jahre 7 months

Last week the Yale chapter of the International Society of Tropical Foresters webcast its annual conference, this year focused on Food and Forests: Cultivating Resilient Landscapes. This series of presentations and panel discussions provided a captivating window into the world of forestry expertise...

FOEI | vor 6 Jahre 7 months

MONROVIA, LIBERIA, February 1st, 2013 – Palm oil companies are grabbing more than 1.5 million acres of land in Liberia and are violating the human rights of local communities, warn Liberian NGOs including Friends of the Earth Liberia (SDI - Sustainable Development Institute), Save My Future...

Greenwood Management | vor 6 Jahre 7 months

The Forestry Ministry in Brazil has announced that it is to carry out a detailed survey of the Amazon rainforest. The ministry has said that the survey will see data relating to soils, biodiversity and tree species present in the rainforest being collected. The inventory - will cost in the region...

CIFOR | vor 6 Jahre 7 months

A commonly held view in the developed part of the world is that conservation organisations are doing "good" when offering small-scale development activities to improve local livelihoods of people in remote forested areas, such as those in southeast Cameroon. Similarly, logging concessions are often...

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