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Brazilian Forestry Ministry plans major rainforest survey

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.

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Jan. 24, 2013

First-Ever, REDD+ Project in the State of Acre, Brazil to Achieve Dual VCS-CCBS Validation

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January 21, 2013

Brazilian Government wants to implement national REDD+ mechanism this year

The Brazilian Ministry for the Environment announced that a national mechanism to regulate Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) must be implemented in 2013.

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11 January 2013

Big REDD Week For Two Brazilian States

The Brazilian state of Mato Grosso has become the second Brazilian state  after Acre to create a regulatory framework for rewarding those who combat climate change by saving endangered rainforest.  Acre, meanwhile, will receive 50 million Real ($24.2 million) for REDD+ from KfW, the German develo

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January 25th, 2013

Brazil – the world’s largest industrial eucalypt estate

There are 7 million ha of industrial quality planted forest in Brazil with almost 2 million ha of pine and 5 million ha of hardwood, principally eucalypts. This plantation base has formed the basis for most of the forest industry expansion.

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World's largest pulp complex opens in Brazil

The largest forestry and pulp complex has begun operations in southern Brazil, highlighting the country's booming forestry sector.

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14 Dec 2012

Brazil takes action against forest carbon deal in the Amazon

Brazil's Attorney General Office has taken legal action against a deal signed between an Irish company and an Amazon indigenous group for the sale of carbon credits from avoided deforestation.

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Dec 6, 2012

Norway Pays Brazil for Deforestation Cut Amid Verification Row

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15 Nov 2012

FSC first for Brazil forest concession

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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Amazonas Florestal, Ltd., Sustainable Forest Management Company, Issues First Annual CEO Letter to Shareholders

Amazonas Florestal, Ltd. (OTCPK: AZFL), a diversified forest management company generating profit through innovative, sustainable forest management, today released a letter from President & CEO Michael Ibar to its shareholders:



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by Dr. Radut