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Paris talks keep up REDD+ momentum

A conference bringing together more than 60 nations Thursday added $1 billion to the fight against deforestation and boosted the morale of those hoping to save the world's forests — a key defense against global warming.

Three months after a morose ending to climate change talks in Copenhagen, the one-day ministerial meeting in Paris attended by heavily forested countries such as Indonesia and those in the Amazon and Congo basins amounted to a confidence-builder for nations wondering what comes next in the battle against deforestation, many delegates said.

Sustainable Forest Management (SFM)

Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) is seen to be a key factor to REDD+

and it is a good deal more than Reduced Impact Logging (RIL)

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Klimaschutz Anschubfinanzierung der EU Staaten

Klimaschutzanschubfinanzierung für die Jahre 2010, 2011 und 2010 innerhalb der EU:

Die EU hat bis 2012 in Kopenhagen eine jährliche Klimaschutzanschubfinanzierung von 2,4 Milliarden EUR zugesagt.

Issue date: 
Thursday, 25 February 2010

The U.S. will contribute one billion to REDD

"Protecting the world's forests is not a luxury – it is a necessity," said Secretary Vilsack.

UNEP Report: REDD and Renewables are key...

A new study, launched on the eve of UNEP's Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum taking place in Bali, Indonesia, has analyzed the pledges of 60 developed and developing economies (more Information on the 11th Special Session of the UNEP GC/GMEF)

Forest products industries: Losses or earnings?

Earnings or losses? Have a look how your favourites have performed recently...

Fraser Papers Inc.Fraser Papers has posted a net loss of $13.1 million in its first quarter 2010.

UK government is still struggling to understand deforestation and illegal logging

"Cutting down the worlds forests is responsible for about a fifth of global carbon emissions, but what many people may not realise is that this is linked to the illegal trade in timber. This is a major problem for many timber-producing countries in the developing world. It not only causes environmental damage, but costs governments billions of dollars in lost revenue, often involving corruption and funds armed conflict."


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