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June 24, 2010

Scientists warn that Malaysia is converting tropical forests to rubberwood plantations

The Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC) has condemned Malaysia's booming practice of converting tropical forests into rubberwood plantations, arguing that the conversion threatens Malaysia's biodiversity, endangered species, and releases significant greenhouse gas emissions.

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June 19, 2010

Nepal bans logging for two months

KATHMANDU — Nepal has banned people from cutting down trees for two months after reports of massive deforestation in its lawless southern plains, a government spokesman said Friday.

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Jun, 20 2010

Initiating Moves To Climate-proof Africa

Discouraged by the outcome of the Copenhagen climate summit last December as well as how negotiations at the just concluded talks in Bonn in Germany seem to have turned out, developing nations made up of mainly those from Africa are now looking inwards as a way out of the dilemma.

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Reducing CO2: Vietnam stands at the forefront

VietNamNet Bridge – On the occasion of an international conference on “Payments for Environmental Services and Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation” (REDD)

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June 2010

REDD will ease deforestation in Uganda

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Indonesia - Norway REDD+: A giant step for mankind

Since its announcement of the two-year moratorium on the conservation of natural forests in the recent forest and climate summit in Oslo, the eyes of the world are on Indonesia.

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June 14, 2010

Industrial Farming Slows Climate Change?

That's the conclusion from a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).

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June 09, 2010

Reporting on deforestation, pollution is dangerous

Journalists who report on deforestation and pollution are increasingly at risk of violence, imprisonment, or persecution, finds a new report released last week by Reporters Without Borders.

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The Norway - Indonesian REDD deal - an insight

The governments of Indonesia and Norway signed recently a US$1 billion partnership to cut Indonesian emissions from deforestation and forest degradation to resist climate change.


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by Dr. Radut