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December 2010

Co-Benefits of Sustainable Forest Management in Biodiversity Conservation and Carbon Sequestration


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November 2010

Sustainable Forest Management as a Strategy to Combat Climate Change

This study presents the results of recent studies of community forest management in Mexico in the belief that it can inspire other countries and peoples to follow similar paths.

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November 17, 2010

Integrating FSC certification in REDD+ projects: guidelines for Project Developer - NEW PUBLICATION

This guideline consists of a set of concepts, guidelines and procedures useful for integrating the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Forest Management certification into the organization of REDD+ projects.

The guideline is divided into three main sections:

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November 9, 2010

Sustainable Forest Management increases carbon storage in tropical forests – CM

KOTA KINABALU: Studies have suggested that Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) increase carbon storage in tropical forests with a net effect of 54 tonnes of carbon per hectare.

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Wood or climate change forestry

Much is said about how forestry will be an important part of Indonesia’s emission reduction plan.  Many in the conservation community believe that the best way to reduce net emissions is to reduce the area of forest harvested for wood products or land cleared for conversion to agriculture or

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02 October 2010

President lauds Japan’s support to Guyana

..asks Ambassador to lobby leaders on REDD +
With Japan playing a major part in helping Guyana meet the challenges of providing safe drinking water and ensuring that the East Demerara Water Conservancy is functioning the way it should, Guyana has recognised this developmental partner contribution in the fight against climate change and its leaning on the eastern country’s influence for a good agreement in Cancun.

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25 September 2010

Why Conservation Won't Save the World's Forests

And why we might need to sell forests to save them

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15 September 2010

Spain: Optimal management of forests best option for reducing CO2 emissions

Conference on Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Madrid Teresa Ribera stresses that the forestry sector constitutes a fundamental tool in the fight against climate change.

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3 September 2010

New climate change mitigation schemes could benefit elites rather than the rural poor

Oaxaca, Mexico (3 September 2010)—With governments across Latin America preparing to implement a new financial mechanism aimed at mitigating climate change by curbing carbon emissions from the destruction of tropical forests, experts gathering here today warned against a "one-size-fits-all" a

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11 rainforest countries pledge sustainable forest management

Eleven tropical rainforest countries Tuesday agreed to commit on sustainable forest management at a ministerial meeting held in


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by Dr. Radut