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The Jakarta Post | 6 years 9 months ago

On Oct. 22, the House of Representatives endorsed formation of the province of North Kalimantan and regencies of Pangandaran, South Coast Lampung, South Manokwari and Arfak Mountains. A study jointly conducted by researchers from the London School of Economics (LSE), the Massachusetts Institute of...

Eco Planet Bamboo | 6 years 9 months ago

EcoPlanet Bamboo’s Rio Kama and Rio Siquia plantations have received carbon validation through the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS). The validation was carried out by Rainforest Alliance and marks a major milestone as the VCS’ first registered large-scale bamboo project. Our plantations received...

Internationalforestindustries | 6 years 9 months ago

New Zealand chalked up its third monthly trade deficit in October, repeating last year’s pattern, as shipments of dairy products fell and imports rose. The deficit was $718 million last month from a revised gap of $775 million a month earlier, according to Statistics New Zealand. The annual deficit...

Forestry and Forest Products Research Center | 6 years 9 months ago

This Cookbook is an easy-to-understand technical manual which provide basic knowledge and technologies required for REDD-plus with the main focus on the forest carbon monitoring methods. It comprises of four parts: Introduction, Planning, Technics, and References.

Internationalforestindustries | 6 years 9 months ago

A new Five-Year Outlook shows no slowdown in wood products imports but China’s housing and economy will need additional government stimulus to get construction moving later in 2013.

Blogs India Times | 6 years 9 months ago

The chairman of the world’s largest coal producer, the state-run Coal India Ltd., has a solution in mind to solve the country’s coal shortage: mine forest areas in a big way. “Our future growth has to come from forest areas,” S. Narsing Rao told India Real Time in a recent interview.

STUFF | 6 years 9 months ago

The collapsing price of carbon has left investors feeling conned and forest owners warning of deforestation. They have seen the value of their investments plummet as the carbon price has sunk from $25 a tonne to less than $3.

Sacramento BEE | 6 years 9 months ago

Noble Mineral Exploration Inc. (the "Company" or "Noble") is pleased to provide an update, further to its press releases of August 22, 2012 and September 10, 2012, on the carbon sequestration modelling undertaken on Project 81 (the "Property"). Subject to the assumptions discussed below, Mikro-Tek...

CIFOR | 6 years 10 months ago

The development of a system for forest monitoring and measurement, reporting and verification (MRV) is an on-going priority – and challenge – for REDD+ countries. Although many countries already have some form of national forest monitoring in place, the existing capacity often falls short of the...

Forest Carbon Asia | 6 years 10 months ago

The purpose of this briefing paper is to assist developing country negotiators and others involved in the negotiations on REDD-plus. At the Durban Climate Change Conference in 2011 the COP decided that the AWG-LCA would continue for one year and then be terminated (see decision 1/CP.17). It is not...

RISI | 6 years 10 months ago

Sometime in October, 2012, a farmer in the northeastern corner of Andhra Pradesh state in India will plant a very special sapling. From the farmer's point of view there may be nothing unique about this sapling, which will look like thousands of other casuarina trees he has planted in order to...

Friends of the Earth | 6 years 10 months ago

Existential crises usually kick in mid-life, as one wakes and wonders: what is my purpose in life? Why am I here, and where am I going? Though still in its infancy, the Green Climate Fund, a new institution of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, is confronting such profound...

JIKU-Bund.de | 6 years 10 months ago

This policy paper aims at identifying and assessing the prerequisites developing countries should fulfill in order to access a future market-based REDD+ mechanism. Using four different evaluation criteria the areas of "technical readiness", institutional and legal readiness" and "policy readiness"...

KUENSEL | 6 years 10 months ago

A total of 152 households in Samtse will now take care of 582.11 acres of forest land with the dzongkhag administration handing over four community forest ownership certificates and 15 private forest certificates to the beneficiaries on November 15. The move is expected to boost income generation...

International Forest Industries | 6 years 10 months ago

New Zealand log exports have remained consistent this year, now recording a 7th consecutive month above 1million m³ in August. Year to date figures show a 3% increase in exports compared to the year to August 2011 on the back of a strong month in June. Since June exports have fallen to be similar...

http://carbonmarketwatch.org/ | 6 years 10 months ago

Forestry projects typically involve local communities and are challenging to implement. When farmers get involved with personal financial liabilities, the question of who bears the financial risk arises especially in cases where revenues from carbon credits do not materialise. A closer look at a...

News Talk Business | 6 years 10 months ago

A warning of mass deforestation, now that the Government is walking away from the Kyoto Protocol. Climate Change Minister Tim Groser says as of next year New Zealand will align climate change efforts with countries that are collectively responsible for 85 percent of global emissions. Kyoto Forestry...

TFT | 6 years 10 months ago

Brazilian forestry company LN Guerra has achieved FSC certification for Mamuru, its 46-000 hectare concession in Para state.  This is the first forest concession in Brazil to achieve FSC certification.

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