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September 29, 2010

In Honduras, REDD Projects Hold Real Potential for Communities and the Environment

In July, Honduras held its first national workshop on climate change and forests, called "Opportunities for Honduras to Participate in the Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) Mechanism," with support from the Rainforest Alliance, the United States Agency for In

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29 Sep 2010

Forging a Landmark Agreement To Save Canada’s Boreal Forest

Last spring, conservation groups and timber companies signed an historic agreement to protect a large swath of Canada’s boreal forest. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, the Pew Environment Group's Steven E.

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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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17 September 2010

Amerindians benefit from the Low Carbon Development Strategy

People often wonder at the number of legislations protecting the Amerindian people, but cut off as the Amerindians are from mainstream society, these revised laws are needed for many reasons, most importantly to preserve their way of life while protecting their rights as citizens of this country.

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September 18, 2010

Calm down about beetle-killed forests

Bill Gabbert in New West (US): …Sometimes land managers, when faced with a landscape of brown, ugly, beetle-killed trees, fall all over themselves finding additional taxpayer f

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Brazilian Forest Service launches sustainable forestry fund

A new initiative has been launched by Brazilian government agencies that will see the distribution of more that 2.2 million reals worth of funding to sustainable forestry projects before the end of the year.

The National Fund for Forestry Development (FNDF), which is being managed by the Brazilian Forest Service (SFB), is encouraging applications for funding from projects that aim to use the nation's forests in both enterprising and environmentally friendly ways.

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September 16, 2010

The real value of B.C.'s old-growth forests

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September 17, 2010

Boost for one million trees project

THE Department of Forestry has received planting equipment from the International Union for Conservation of Nature, IUCN, to support the Fiji One Million Trees Initiative.

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Sep 17, 2010

Graft could jeopardize Indonesia's climate deals

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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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by Dr. Radut