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REDD - pushing the PLUS (+)

Issue date: 
April 17, 2012

Global community needs to invest in MRV capacity in forest-rich developing countries to make REDD+ work

The international community needs to help developing countries increase their ability to measure and monitor the amount of greenhouse gas emissions that they save by safeguarding their forests if a UN-backed climate change mechanism known as REDD+ is to attain its objective of cutting emissions,

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April 13, 2012

Traditional Slash and Burn Agriculture Sustainable Solution to Climate Change

Climate change is the result of not behaving in the right way according to the isolated Trio, an indigenous people living in Suriname’s Amazon forest near its border with Brazil.

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March 15, 2012

Well-managed logging concession areas could boost REDD+ carbon stocks in Congo Basin

A new CIFOR project in the Congo Basin is hoping to bolster scientific evidence that proves sustainable timber production in forests logged by private companies and local communities could increase carbon stocks needed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global warming.

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March 20, 2012

Climate Conversations - Turning to communities to protect forests

Tackling climate change through sustainable forest management is being promoted as a way forward to fight greenhouse gases.

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29 March, 2012

Green Triangle earns gold star

CSIRO Honorary fellow and retired chief scientist, Dr Sadanandan Nambier, told over 200 delegates at the full day conference titled 'Precision Forestry in Action' that the challenge now was learning how to forest in a sustainable way to match the global exponential wood demand.

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05 April 2012

Liberia: Sustainable Forest Management

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07 Mar 2012

Bid to revive forests in Jammu and Kashmir

ZAVOORA, India (AlertNet) – Amid thousands of tree stumps stretching over almost 60 hectares (150 acres) of bare plateau, there are signs of life. Delicate saplings of kail and deodar conifers are growing between other newly planted deciduous trees. 

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February 21, 2012

New study highlights need for REDD+ to look beyond carbon

BOGOR, Indonesia (21 February, 2012)_A new study on rubber plantations highlights the need for the REDD+ climate change scheme to further consider biodiversity and rural livelihoods.

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14 February 2012

Foresters facing climate change challenges

Foresters must face various tough challenges in the current scenario of global climate change, Forest Survey of India director general AK Wahal said while chairing the valedictory session of a two-day workshop on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation plus (REDD +) for India

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24 January 2012

'Peak timber' concerns in tropics

(BBC) - Current tropical timber practices are not sustainable and nations should consider the "implications of 'peak timber'", a study has suggested.


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by Dr. Radut