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November 21, 2011

Trees Before Poverty at Durban

New Report Reveals World Bank Forestry Scheme Ignored Deforestation Emissions Data

Donor Aid Money Being Misused

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November 17, 2011

How (some) deforestation might slow warming

Deforestation in the northern parts of the U.S. can cool down the Earth rather than contribute to global warming, according to a study published Wednesday.

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November 17, 2011

Survey on deforestation and governance by APNEG

The Asia Pacific Network for Environmental Governance (APNEG) invites readers to participate in their survey. The survey is on Governance and economic incentives for reducing the contribution of tropical deforestation to climate change.


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November 11, 2011

Integrating climate change issues into national forest programmes

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November 4, 2011

Draft law proposes steps to halt deforestation

KARACHI, Nov 3: A revised version of the decades-old forest act suggests critical changes in key government powers to protect what little is left of forests, including the establishment of a settlement committee to determine the status of land, measures to ensure community participation, increase

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18 Oct 2011

Sugar industry takes aim at Ugandan forest again

At Najjembe roadside market, in the heart of Uganda’s rainforest, Sanyu Nakato offers the bright yellow bananas in her basket to hungry passengers on the long-distance coach to neighbouring Kenya, who snap up her wares.

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24 October 2011

Multi-Billion Dollar Climate Change Fund Hits Barrier

Plans for a multi-billion dollar fund to help developing countries, including Ghana, to deal with climate change hit a big snag last week, when the countries could not agree on the format of the fund.

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Who Could Refuse to Protect the Rainforest of Brazil and Feed 9 Billion People?

10/24/11 - Huffington POST | Anyone looking at Brazil on the map sees a huge swath of green, which symbolizes a country that is blessed by natural resources and a true environmental power.

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Sep. 06, 2011

Peru awarded US$11mln grant for forest management

Peru has been awarded a US$11 million grant to help the country on the initiative of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) for sustainable forest management.

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Carbon markets look to the Amazon for offsets


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