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February 09, 2012

Forest owners reject lease agreement with Merlyn Wood

Sarhad Forestry Ittehad (Safi) has rejected lease agreement between the department of forests and British company Merlyn Wood for leasing of 2,71,000 acres forest covered area in district Mansehra, Battgram and Swat for 40 years.This was stated by President, Safi Abbottabad, Riaz Mohammad Khan; G

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February 1, 2012

New tool promotes forest offsets to consumers

Canadian Reforestation project developer Taking Root has come up with a new online tool to help its offset buyers explain and promote their offsetting commitment to their own customers.

The CO2 Responsible communications kit is designed to help businesses get full value from their decision to offset their carbon emissions and tackle climate change, and promote the benefits of Taking Root’s social reforestation project in Nicaragua.

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Community Carbon Accounting Research Project

The Community Carbon Accounting (CCA) Action Research Project was launched with the intention of elaborating approaches for engaging communities in forest carbon stock monitoring.

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29 January 2012

16 North Rupununi villages involved in Community Monitoring, Reporting and Verification

Another major initiative to ensure that Guyana’s natural resources and wealth are sustainably harvested for the development of its present and future generations, the Community Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (C-MRV) Project that will have the involvement of 16 villages of the North Rupunu

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Better Forest Data Lends Confidence to Carbon Markets

A study published in Nature Climate Change this week measured both the biomass of different types of tropical forests and the emissions lost via deforestation, providing more accurate data than was previously

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February 2, 2012

Carbon Source or Carbon Sink: Greenhouse Gases in the Tropics

The lush vegetation wrapping the center of the globe is one of the most important features for regulating a stable climate in the world. Much excess CO2 emissions from industrialized regions find their way to the equator to be absorbed by abundant CO2-consuming plant life.

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January 25th, 2012

Can carbon finance protect forests and prevent climate change?

Some of our clients will remember that The CarbonNeutral Company started business in 1997 trading as Future Forests, and will know that our services have always recognised the central role played by ecosystems in maintaining a stable climate.

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Jan. 26, 2012

CO2 emissions traded to help Tohoku region

Firms that emit greenhouse gases but also want to help revitalize business in the Tohoku region following the Great East Japan Earthquake are being drawn to participate in a carbon dioxide offset trading scheme.

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27 January 2012

Biodiesels pollute more than crude oil, leaked data show

Greenhouse gas emissions from biofuels such as palm oil, soybean and rapeseed are higher than those for fossil fuels when the effects of Indirect Land Use Change (ILUC) are counted, according to leaked EU data seen by EurActiv.

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Jan 27, 2012

Carbon Forestry 2012 planned for Australasia

What a year it’s been for those involved in carbon markets. A raft of new legislation, a jump followed by a dramatic drop-off in carbon pricing and then a slow-down in trading.


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by Dr. Radut