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Japan Undeterred From Buying Ukraine Carbon Permits

Japan has no objection to buying more carbon emissions rights from Ukraine as its checks have shown that money Tokyo previously paid for permits has been properly accounted for, a government official said Thursday.

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November 5th, 2010

NZ Forestry credits off to Japan

A major Japanese bank has come back for a second helping of New Zealand forestry credits. The deal, finalised last week, is being seen as a positive step in the developing international market for New Zealand’s forestry credits.

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October 2010

UN-REDD and Japan partner to support REDD+ in Asia-Pacific

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October 21, 2010

Tokyo wants to cooperate with countries sharing the Amazon forest

"We are interested in working with Latin American countries that share the Amazon rainforest. We just started it, "said the director of the Climate Change Division, Takehiro Kano, at a press conference in Tokyo.
The Amazon, considered the lungs of the world, covers 4.1 million hectares, but is rapidly losing its trees from deforestation.

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October 1, 2010

Japan: Learning about REDD+

The REDD+ Seminar was held on July 27, 2010, jointly with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF), Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (ME

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July 26, 2010

Will Japan finally cut her timber?

I chose an article from The Japan Times again, which was published back on 24 January 2010.  The article may be located here (or here).

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15th July 2010

Japan and Papua New Guinea kick own goal on REDD

The Governments of Japan and Papua Guinea chose the week of the football World Cup finals to kick an easily avoidable own goal in the international process designed to tackle deforestation.

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June 12, 2010

Striking speech of Japans new Prime Minister Kan for achieving a ''Strong Economy''

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Sunday, Jan. 24, 2010

Japan: Saving the planet through its trees

Negotiators at the COP15 conference in Copenhagen didn't see eye to eye on much last month, but almost everyone agreed on one thing: To protect the planet we need to save its forests.


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