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Issue date: 
20 June 2012

UK to help millions who rely on natural resources

The forest-friendly package was announced by the Deputy Prime Minster at the UN Earth Summit in Rio - also known as Rio+20- taking place this week.

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May 29, 2012

Ministry, German firm team up for biodiversity conservation

Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the German consulting company GITEC Consult GmbH have agreed to partner in biodiversity conservation in southern Laos under a project set to run until 2018.

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May 29th, 2012

Giving REDD+ Life

Income generated from REDD+ should be given to forest communities to invest in their future, recommends a new report by The Forests Dialogue (TFD). Investing locally in this way should be part of understanding REDD+ as integral to broader development among forest-dependent communities.

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April 28, 2012

Moving Forward with Forest Governance

It is widely acknowledged that improving forest governance is an important prerequisite for sustainable forest

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28 May 2012

Logging in tropical forests: not all is lost

As tropical forests give way to cities, roads and soybean fields, what’s left behind is a collage of forest remnants and ‘secondary’ forests that regrow after agricultural lands are abandoned.

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June 3, 2012

Large-scale forest bio-energy creates carbon debt

While some logging advocates continue to talk up forest biomass as a green energy source, there’s good reason it isn’t happening on a significant scale.

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China adds 60m hectares of forest area

China's total forest area has increased to 195 million hectares from 134 million hectares in 1992, marking a net gain of 60 million hectares within 20 years, the State Forestry Administration (SFA) said Monday.

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June 9, 2012

The Green Party's proposal to better protect the Swedish forest

The Swedish Green Party unveiled six proposals to better protect the Swedish forest. The Green Party is working for a modern forest management committed to taking advantage of the richness of Swedish forests today and manage wisely for the future.

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4 June 2012

New Forest Management Standard Welcome, but . . .

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7 June 2012

How Himalayan communities can benefit from protecting their forests

Nepal is one of the first countries in the world to include community forest management in the national forestry policy.

This confers authority to local communities to manage forest resources as forest user groups of an autonomous institution.


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by Dr. Radut