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20/3/2014
Dr. Kinari Webb has a superpower: the ability to provide high-quality health care in a remote and rural landscape. And she uses her power not only to save lives, but also to protect the remaining Bornean rainforests. Twenty-one years ...   
16/2/2014
The Wildlife Conservation Society announced today that the Government of Madagascar has approved carbon sales with Microsoft and its carbon offset partner, The CarbonNeutral Company, and Zoo Zurich. The carbon credit sales will support the ...   
4/12/2013
Several issues around the UN mechanism that aims to curtail greenhouse gases by preventing forest loss were resolved in Warsaw at the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and the meeting is ...   
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 ...   
26/3/2013
In the dense Amazon rainforest of Peru, there are five reserves inhabited by indigenous groups who have chosen to remain totally or partially isolated from the rest of society. But these areas are not officially demarcated as indigenous lands, ...   
14/3/2013
Indonesia's Ministry of Forestry is close to accepting a proposal to open 1.2 million hectares of forest in Aceh for mining, logging, and palm oil production, reports the Aceh Post. In an article posted Wednesday, Tgk. Anwar, the ...   
9/2/2013
Like in a desolate Edward Hopper landscape, the orangutan was clinging to the one last tree that stood next to the river in Kutai National Park in eastern Kalimantan. The joy of seeing this magnificent primate was spoiled by his destroyed habitat ...   
28/1/2013
The Indonesian province of Aceh on the western tip of the island of Sumatra may be preparing to lift the protected status of key areas of lowland rainforest potentially ending its bid to earn carbon credits from forest conservation and putting ...   
28/11/2012
Susan Rice, the candidate believed to be favored by President Obama to become the next Secretary of State, holds significant investments in more than a dozen Canadian oil companies and banks that would stand to benefit from expansion of the North ...   
21/11/2012
Scientists are pushing for changes to a UN mechanism that aims to curtail greenhouse gases by preventing forest loss. Environmentalists have long argued the mechanism must also protect biodiversity and forest-dependent communities. Now, ahead of ...   
26/9/2012
Greenpeace is dedicated to ending deforestation and preventing catastrophic climate change. We are often recognized for putting our lives and freedoms on the line to accomplish these goals. In the U.S. alone, Greenpeace is campaigning to save ...   
5/7/2012
More than half of Liberia's forests have been granted to logging companies according to figures released to the Guardian from Global Witness – and all of the contracts have been issued during Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's government. "What we've seen ...   
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 ...   
15/4/2012
The UN-REDD Programme is trying to unite economic and environmental interests in the deforestation debate by encouraging a sustainable industry. Deforestation in the Atlantic Forest near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The global rate ...   
13/2/2012
Brazilian deforestation and melting polar ice caps are feeding a boom in demand in the $2.1 billion market for satellite data, images and services used to monitor the planet. More images means more satellites and that need has spurred ...   
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 ...   
28/12/2011
2011 was designated as "Year of the Forests" by the United Nations. While there was relatively little progress on intergovernmental forest protection programs during the year, a lot happened elsewhere. Below is a look at some of the biggest ...   
17/11/2011
From rugged eucalypt forest to meandering wetlands, from open grasslands to tropical rainforest, our country has some stunning wilderness areas. The passing of the Clean Energy Future legislation will not only protect these valuable ...   
2/10/2011
According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), deforestation causes a fifth of global greenhouse gas emissions. In addition to storing more than 1 trillion tons of the world’s carbon, forests purify water, protect soils, ...   
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 ...   
2/8/2011
Ask 10 people on the street if they think it’s a good idea to preserve Indonesia’s rainforests and more than likely all would say yes. Ask those same 10 people if they are anti-poverty and against children going hungry and lacking education. More ...   
28/6/2011
OP-ED: The Good News About Coal, Inter Press Service
During the years when governments and the media were focused on preparations for the 2009 Copenhagen climate negotiations, a powerful climate movement was emerging in the United States: the movement opposing the construction of new coal-fired ...   
4/6/2011
Rainforest Leaders to Sign Sustainablity Action Plan in 2012 Environment News Service (ENS) Rainforest Leaders to Sign Sustainablity Action Plan in 2012 BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo, June 4, 2011 (ENS) - Leaders of more ...   
31/5/2011
The tropical forest conservation plan, known as REDD, has the potential to significantly reduce deforestation and carbon dioxide emissions worldwide. Photograph: Daniel Beltra/Greenpeace It could be the cheapest way to save the planet ...   

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