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Jan 8, 2013

EU Sells 3.5 Million EU Carbon Permits Below Market Price

The European Union sold 3.5 million prompt carbon emission permits at a lower price than bids on the open market, signaling lower demand for the allowances.

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November 27, 2012

Bamboo: A New Approach to Carbon Credits

It is estimated that bamboo forests and plantations cover 35 to 50 million hectares today, which translates into a significant amount of stored carbon.

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December 28, 2012

Reforestation pilot in China earns carbon credits

A project that has reforested 3,000 hectares of previously barren land in China’s southwest Guangxi is issuing its first carbon credits under the Clean Development Mechanism.

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Nov 20, 2012

Understanding carbon loss and potential interventions in Manica

Understanding how land use and its changes affect forest cover and carbon stocks is fundamental to developing

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14 Dec 2012

Brazil takes action against forest carbon deal in the Amazon

Brazil's Attorney General Office has taken legal action against a deal signed between an Irish company and an Amazon indigenous group for the sale of carbon credits from avoided deforestation.

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04 Dec 2012

Scientists publish consensus statement on deforestation emissions

Back in January, a group from the Woods Hole Research Center in Massachusetts deployed a pantropical forest carbon map to estimate emissions from global deforestation and land use at 8.1 gigatonnes of carbon dioxide (2.2 petagrams of carbon) per year from 2000 to 2010 (

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Nov. 20, 2012

Noble Provides Project 81 Carbon Sequestration

Noble Mineral Exploration Inc. (the "Company" or "Noble") is pleased to provide an update, further to its press releases of August 22, 2012 and September 10, 2012, on the carbon sequestration modelling undertak

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Nov. 20, 2012

Counting carbon: Measuring carbon stocks in logging concessions in Cameroon

Deep inside a logging concession in southern Cameroon, scientists from the Centre for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) are measuring the carbon content of a huge tree, selectively felled by a timber company.

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Aug 10, 2012

Does cutting down tropical forest emit less carbon?

To date, most estimates of the carbon emissions resulting from tropical deforestation have used data on changes in forest area and timber harvesting submitted to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

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October 22, 2012

The Clinton Foundation Partners with Carbon Offsets To Alleviate Poverty

Carbon Offsets To Alleviate Poverty (COTAP.org) today announced its partnership with the William J. Clinton Foundation, adding the Clinton Development Initiative’s (CDI) Trees of Hope project in Malawi as the fourth project to its growing portfolio of certified forestry carbon projects.


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by Dr. Radut