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September 2013

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    Europas Fleischhunger vernichtete zehntausende Quadratkilometer Wald

    Zwischen 1990 und 2008 90.000 Quadratkilometer Wald für Agrarprodukte für Europa abgeholzt

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    EC Study "The impact of EU consumption on deforestation"


    Deforestation is the permanent conversion of forest land into other uses. The main drivers  of worldwide deforestation are agricultural expansion, logging, expansion of urban areas, and natural or human-induced disasters (e.g. wildfire).

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    September 10, 2013

    Do carbon offsets work? The role of forest management in greenhouse gas mitigation

    Author: Fried, Jeremy

    Date: 2013

    Source: Science Findings 155. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 5 p.

    Station ID: SF-PNW-155

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    18 September 2013

    Heavily logged forests still valuable for tropical wildlife

    New research has found rainforests that have been logged several times continue to hold substantial value for biodiversity and could have a role in conservation.

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    13 September 2013

    Forestry Ministry to review cooperation with foreign agencies

    Indonesia will reconsider its cooperation with the World Wild Fund (WWF) and other foreign agencies for their failure to help manage the country`s forests effectively, according to Forestry Minister Zulkifli Hasan.

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    September 16

    How tropical forests speed their own recovery

    Washington: A new study has revealed that tropical forests speed their own recovery by capturing nitrogen and carbon faster after being logged or cleared for agriculture.

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    September 11, 2013

    Lawmaker Accuses WWF of Instigating Harrison Ford Ministry Row

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    September 10, 2013

    FAO National Forest Programme Facility Transitions to Landscape Approach

    September 2013: Following a decade of allocating hundreds of small grants to strengthen the participation of stakeholders in developing national forest programmes, the National Forest Programme Facility of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) will continue as the Forest and Farm

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    Oil drilling in Yasuni creates tension between Germany and Ecuador

    After Ecuador announced it would drill for oil in its pristine Yasuni National Park while blaming international donors for failed conservation efforts, Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa has now canceled German aid.

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    September 2, 2013

    Communities need more than money to stop clearing their forests, new research shows

    According to a recent study funded by the World Bank and published in Science magazine, tropical land use change was responsible fo

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    August 27,2013

    Mitigation without adaptation can leave communities vulnerable — study

    BOGOR, Indonesia (27 August, 2013) — Understanding the vulnerability of forest-dependent communities is a point of departure for building more effective climate mitigation and adaptation strategies, a study has found.

by Dr. Radut