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REDD+: The role of global (e)NGO's

What are those global acting environmental and social campaigners are doing?

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Jul 18, 2011

New Report: Exposing the Myths of FSC

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev., USA, Jul 18, 2011 - The Forest Stewardship Council's public demonstration that it is the "gold-standard for responsible forest management" has been wrecked following the release of a bombshell report today by the Congres

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June 13, 2011

REDD+ and carbon markets: 10 Myths Exploded

In a newly-issued briefing note, Friends of the Earth, Rainforest Foundation UK, Greenpeace and FERN cite RRI in debunking ten common misconceptions about global carbon markets and their ability to prevent further deforestation. According to the report:

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June 13, 2011

Saving forests is not like installing a traffic light

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April 23, 2011

Rockefellers' 1Sky Unveils the New 350.org: More $ -- More Delusion

by Huntington News Net

World’s Greatest Magic Trick      

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21st March 2011

Global Witness’s role on the UN-REDD Policy Board

This page contains further information on the UN-REDD Policy Board and documents relating to UN-REDD, including Global Witness’ reviews of proposed national REDD+ programmes and reports from Policy Board meetings.

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22nd February, 2011

WWF calls for 'scaling up' of beef production to combat deforestation in Brazil

In an interview with the Ecologist, WWF Brazil CEO Denise Hamu says increasing productivity can help combat deforestation in the Amazon

More intensive beef production can limit deforestation in Brazil where the space used to rear cattle is ten times what you see in other countries, according to WWF Brazil CEO Denise Hamu.

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10 Jul 2010

Amazongate: At last we reach the source

Fire in the Amazon, it turns out, was not a 'report' or a scientific paper but, as the WWF now acknowledges, a text published by IPAM? on its website in 1999
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04 July 2010

Better dead than REDD

In The Observer today, there is a confused and incomplete story about how the REDD scheme is being undermined by corruption.

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1st January, 2010

Blackwashing: do NGO tactics risk long term public trust?

Instead of making exaggerated claims about species becoming extinct, NGOs could make progress on issues like deforestation by collaborating more closely with companies, claims a new report

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May 23, 2010

Nature Conservancy faces potential backlash from ties with BP

In the days after the immensity of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico became clear, some Nature Conservancy supporters took to the organization's Web site to vent their anger.


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