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Aug 23, 2011

Govt plans tree credits, village forests to improve green cover

NAGPUR: The Maharashtra government will soon introduce the concepts of 'tree credit' and 'village forests' to improve green cover in the state. Both initiatives will be implemented by the social forestry department (SFD).

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August 12th, 2011

The Money Tree

Dirk Brinkman has been selling trees since 1970, before carbon had anything to do with it.

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Aug 9, 2011

CM KPK approves lease of land for forestation purposes

PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), Ameer Haider Khan Hoti has approved the leasing out of land for project for reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation of forests (REDD) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

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August 10, 2011

Congo to 'reforest' with plantations across one million hectares

The Republic of the Congo has announced a new program to create plantations across one million hectares (2.47 million acres) of degraded forest lands.

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2 August 2011

Government approves carbon accreditation scheme

In a UK first the British government has approved a carbon accreditation scheme set up to recognise business' efforts to capture and store carbon.

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August 5th, 2011

PRT sees 41% increase in seedling order volume over last year

PRT Forest Regeneration Income Fund has seen a 41% increase in seedling order volume over 2010, mainly attributable to improving forestry markets due to stabilization of the US housing market and growth in Chinese lumber exports.

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June 21, 2011

Trees for crops 'will not halt warming'

PARIS: Schemes to convert croplands, or marginal lands, to forests will make almost no inroads on global warming this century, a new scientific study says.

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June 01, 2011

A plea for a REDD plus plus approach

There has recently been quite some discussion on the REDD planning, with REDD the Reduction of Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation. This also applies to Indonesia and India, where we live.

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February 23, 2011

UPM to expand its seedling production in Finland and Uruguay

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February 18th, 2011

B.C. Forest Safety Ombudsman to review silviculture camps

A case involving what the provincial government called “unacceptable” treatment of 58 silvicultural workers will be examined by BC Forest Safety Ombudsman Roger Harris as part of a review of silviculture camp systems.


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by Dr. Radut