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Climate Change And Forest Fires Linked In New Study

A study released this week predicts a grim future for the ecosystem in and around Yellowstone National Park.

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14 July 2011

World Bank Approves GEF Project on REDD+ in the Congo Basin

The World Bank approved a US$13 million project from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to strengthen the capacities of the Congo Basin countries on issues related to REDD+ (reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries, as well as conservation, sustainab

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Macquarie's Carbon Forestry Funding Welcomed by FRA

Seattle, WA, July 15, 2011 -- Australia’s Macquarie Group has announced that it has raised A$25 million for its range of new forest carbon projects in developing countries, which it is undertaking with the World Bank and Global Forest Partners LP.

Forestry Research Associates (FRA), a research and advisory consultancy, has welcomed the news of the new carbon projects as another major move towards helping reduce deforestation in the world’s poorer nations.

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Cutting trees to cool the planet?

In a twist, a new study suggests that regularly logging forests can quadruple the amount of carbon dioxide soaked up from the atmosphere.

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June 26, 2011

Climate Investment Funds (CIF) Partnership Forum

The 2011 Climate Investment Funds (CIF) Partnership Forum took place from 24-25 June 2011 in Cape Town, South Africa. The Forum was organized by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the World Bank, in collaboration with other multilateral development bank (MDB) partners.

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May 23, 2011

ADB Invests in Three Climate Change Funds That Seek to Raise $700 Million

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May 24, 2011

To adapt, to mitigate or both alike? Congo Basin forests in a policy dilemma

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (24 May, 2011)_Bringing together researchers, policymakers, civil society and practitioners on development issues is quite challenging. Particularly more challenging is policy response towards climate change adaptation and mitigation in Congo Basin forests.

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May 20, 2011

Funding for Forests: UK government support for REDD+


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