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March 15, 2013

Towards Sustainable Agricultural Landscapes in Suriname

Suriname is an interesting example when considering development of sustainable agricultural sector in the context of a landscape approach; one that considers multiple demands from scarce land resources, such as food and fuel, and preserving nature.

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07 Mar 2013

Biodiversity in Logged Forests Far Higher Than Once Believed

New research shows that scientists have significantly overestimated the damage that logging in tropical forests has done to biodiversity, a finding that could change the way conservationists think about how best to preserve species in areas disturbed by humans.

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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 1, 2013

Forests and Food: Thoughts on Our Fear of Working Together

Last week the Yale chapter of the International Society of Tropical Foresters webcast its annual conference, this year focused on Food and Forests: Cultivating Resilient

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February 05, 2013

Globalisation, logging concessions, conservation organisations and local people

A commonly held view in the developed part of the world is that conservation organisations are doing "good" when offering small-scale development activities to improve local livelihoods of people in remote forested areas, such as those in southeast Cameroon.

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Jan. 28, 2013

WWF’s Living Forests Report forecasts a tripling of wood consumption in society by 2050 due to rising population and demand

By 2050, rising population and demand, as well as an increase in use of wood for bioenergy, could triple the amount of wood society takes from forests and plantations per year, according to the latest instalment of WWF's Living Forests Report .

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January 27, 2013

Ben Parfitt: Sneaky Liberals are planning a B.C. forest giveaway

Given the short duration of the upcoming legislative session and the provincial election to follow, a government plan to introduce a scant two-paragraph bill granting it powers to fundamentally alter the course of forestry in B.C. is disturbing, to say the least.

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24 January 2013

Forests' Protection Needs Community Support

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January 10th, 2013

100 Mile House timber supply review underway

The British Columbia Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations is inviting public review and comment until March 9, 2013, on a public discussion paper released today as part of a comprehensive timber supply review of the 100 Mile House timber sup

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30 November 2012

Indigenous Leaders Embrace REDD, With Or Without Carbon Markets

More than a dozen indigenous leaders from across the Amazon endorsed efforts to save endangered rainforest using financial mechanisms that reward good land stewardship and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation and forest d


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