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November 26, 2012

New Iwokrama Board chairman salutes Guyana’s LCDS model

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.

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February 13th, 2013

The Yasuni Project: Protecting the rainforests and fighting climate change

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.

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20 January 2013

Ecuador treads fine line in preserving Amazon reserve

Ecuador's plan to refrain from drilling for oil in its rainforests in return for money remains controversial. Critics have questioned the tangible benefits of the project for the forest and its residents.

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20 January 2013

Can oil save the rainforest?

American biologist Kelly Swing thwacks a bush with his butterfly net and a dozen or so bugs and insects drop in.

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15 January 2013

Bushman children arrested under renewed government repression

Three Bushman children have been arrested by paramilitary police in Botswana.

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Dezember 22, 2012

REDD+ related risks, opportunities and safeguards for biodiversity conservation – a survey of issues and options in Lao PDR and Ecuador

Intact ecosystems – particularly forests – contain significant amounts of carbon.

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12 October, 2012

The return of fortress conservation: REDD and the green land grab in the Peruvian Amazon

I remember when the park guards first came to our village. They called a meeting and said ‘get your things together and pack your bags, don’t make any new farms and we will see where you can be resettled’.  

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11 September 2012

IDB, CI-Guyana sign US$1.6M deal for LCDS implementation

THE Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Conservation International-Guyana (CI-Guyana) signed an agreement yesterday, to begin a project that will test models for implementation of this country’s Low Carbon Development S

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10 Sep 2012

Are conservation projects succeeding in the Lower Mekong Basin?

For thousands of years, the people living on the banks of the Mekong river have been paddling through its often treacherous waters in wooden cargo boats laden with all manner of freshly grown produce, ready for trade.

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July 30, 2012

First of Its Kind Multimillion Dollar Trust Fund Launched to Protect Guyana's Forests

The governments of Guyana and Germany along with Conservation International launch fund to protect critical ecosystems, maintain global carbon stocks and benefit local communities


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