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28/1/2013
In Indonesia, the name for the island of Borneo is Kalimantan. It is the third largest island in the world, renowned for its lush tropical rainforests, one of only two strongholds for the intelligent, endangered orangutan. While ...   
1/9/2011
In Mayan cosmology, thetree, with its elephantine, silver-grey trunk that towers above the jungle, is the tree of life, shoring up the corners of the sky and sending its roots deep into the underworld. In the centuries following the conquest ...   
8/4/2011
In November last year, Rainforest Foundation UK published a briefing showing how the influential management consultants McKinsey & Company had given advice to rainforest nations that could lead to destruction of natural forests and have ...   
7/4/2011
Greenpeace says McKinsey's REDD+ work could encourage deforestation Clearing of peatlands in Indonesian Borneo. Photo copyright Greenpeace. One of the world's top consultancies, McKinsey & Co., is providing advice to governments ...   
7/4/2011
Management consultancy McKinsey & Co has been accused of giving inaccurate and unethical advice to countries such as Papua New Guinea and Indonesia, potentially driving deforestation while allowing the countries to generate revenue from new ...   
7/3/2011
Guyana Deforestation Triples Despite Funding for Forest Protection Environment News Service (ENS) Guyana Deforestation Triples Despite Funding for Forest Protection GEORGETOWN, Guyana, March 7, 2011 (ENS) - Deforestation ...   
19/12/2010
Angered by a report which suggested that the Low Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS) is based on advice that could be described as ‘junk economics,” President Bharrat Jagdeo has accused Rainforest Foundation UK of being stuck in the colonial-era ...   
13/12/2010
A red light for REDD - UNFCCC decision on REDD poised to undermine rights and increase conflict in forested areas International NGOs call for a halt to REDD+[i] until guarantees can be made that indigenous rights can be respected, it ...   
8/12/2010
Sir Nicholas Stern's seminal 2007 report for the UK Treasury had hugely important and mostly positive impacts on UK government policy on how to stop greenhouse gas emissions at home and worldwide. But propelling the problem of tropical ...   
5/12/2010
Guyana’s Low Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS), which the government is using to get money from rich countries in order to preserve the forest, is based on advice that has been described by a UK-based forest protection group as “junk ...   
25/11/2010
A widely used representation of greenhouse gas emissions abatement costs doesn't reflect the true costs of forest conservation, making the proposed reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation (REDD) mechanism seem cheaper than it ...   
26/10/2009
A vital safeguard to protect the world's rainforests from being cut down has been dropped from a global deforestation treaty due to be signed at the climate summit in Copenhagen in December. Under proposals due to be ratified at the ...   
29/6/2009
This is the first in a series of tropical forest policy commentaries John-O Niles will be writing for Mongabay.com leading up to the December U.N. climate meeting in Copenhagen. John-O is the Director of the Tropical Forest Group.In late ...   
5/6/2009
GELLERMAN: It's Living on Earth, I'm Steve Curwood – and I'm Bruce Gellerman. GELLERMAN: REDD...spelled R-E-D-D .... is the new green. REDD stands for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation. It's a UN proposal to ...   
2/2/2009
Snags in the plan, Malaysian Star
Plans to fight global warming through reforestation has raised concerns among forest-dependent communities. THE approach appears to be simple and straightforward: countries that ensure forests are kept as carbon sink in the global fight ...   

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