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7/4/2013
A few weeks ago the Skoll World Forum hosted an online debate on how increased global consumption can be balanced with sustainability. The debate asks how a rapidly growing world that is ever consuming can hope to feed everyone, and at the same ...   
3/4/2013
A few weeks ago the Skoll World Forum hosted an online debate on how increased global consumption can be balanced with sustainability. The debate asks how a rapidly growing world that is ever consuming can hope to feed everyone, and at the same ...   
1/6/2012
Anticipating Rio +20 | Audio | Photo, Living on Earth
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff recently vetoed portions of a controversial forest code and, in effect, postponed any final decisions until after Brazil hosts the Rio +20 environmental summit in June. Host Steve Curwood talks with Tufts ...   
19/4/2012
Africa’s forests are fast diminishing to the detriment of climate, biodiversity, and millions of people of dependent on forest resources for their well-being. But is the full conservation of Africa's forests necessary to mitigate global climate ...   
17/1/2012
A proposed mechanism to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by protecting tropical forests has evolved considerably since it started to gain momentum during the 2005 climate talks in Montreal. Known then as "avoided deforestation", the concept was ...   
24/9/2010
NORTH of East Kalimantan’s scarified waste is an area where the extractive juggernaut has not yet reached. Beneath the helicopter’s blades, the woods thicken and the terrain rises to a seam of limestone crag, dripping with trees. Beyond it is the ...   
18/12/2009
Norway Is Trying, Inter Press Service
Norway is the world’s third largest donor in terms of development aid as a percentage of GDP. Norwegian Minister of Environment and International Development Erik Solheim spoke to TerraViva about the initiatives promoted by his country on ...   
4/4/2009
There are at least 8 million unique species of life on the planet, if not far more, and you could be forgiven for believing that all of them can be found in Andasibe. Walking through this rain forest in Madagascar is like stepping into the ...   
30/3/2009
No country has a larger stake in reversing the impact of global warming than Brazil. That is why it is at the forefront of efforts to come up with solutions that preserve our common future, without jeopardising the livelihood of millions of ...   
12/2/2009
Paying for the ecological services provided by the Amazon rainforest could be the key to saving it, reports a new analysis from WWF. The study, Keeping the Amazon forests standing: a matter of values, tallied the economic value of ...   
10/2/2009
Bipartisan support for including forest protection in a solution to climate changeThe United States can reassert itself as a global leader on the environment by supporting an initiative to fight climate change by protecting forests, said ...   
3/2/2009
The Brazilian government, and its Environment Ministry in particular, accepted a risky bet by agreeing to voluntary goals for curbing deforestation in the Amazon, giving the country greater weight in the global talks on fighting climate ...   
4/1/2009
Environmentalists have long voiced concern over the vanishing Amazon rainforest, but they haven't been particularly effective at slowing forest loss. In fact, despite the hundreds of millions of dollars in donor funds that have flowed into the ...   
7/12/2008
The Peruvian government says it can reach zero deforestation in just 10 years with the help of funds from Western governments.It is taking its ambitious proposal to the latest round of UN talks on climate change, which are taking place in ...   
22/7/2008
The World Bank and its partners need to do a far better job of considering the environmental effects of projects they finance in poor countries, its internal review group concludes in a new report. The review, released on ...   
6/7/2008
For five days in May, hundreds of tribal people from the far reaches of the Amazon Basin came together to protest plans for huge dams on the Xingu River, the largest tributary of the Amazon. It was like being at a United Nations ...   
12/3/2008
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (Lula) mounted a military-style crackdown on deforestation in the Amazon in January — just a month after the government proclaimed that deforestation rates had dropped 59% over the previous ...   
23/10/2006
In the past four years Brazil has set aside more than 20 million hectares of the Amazon basin from development. The country now has some 110 million hectares, an area twice the size of France, under some form of protection, giving it the ...   
9/11/2000
Climate News - 9 November 2000, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
1) US EMISSIONS DEAL TROUBLES EU (Financial Times) 2) EU AGREES ON TOUGH STANCE BEFORE CLIMATE CHANGE TALKS (CNN) 3) JAPAN-BILL PLANNED TO REDUCE GREENHOUSE GASES (Yomiuri Shimbun) 4) AUSTRALIA-CABINET PUTS OFF ...   

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