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December 2010

Kyrgyzstan: Capacity Building for National Forest and Tree Resource Assessment and Monitoring

The forestry sector of Kyrgyzstan is confronted with several problems. Due to the lack of timber imports, overgrazing and population growth, the Kyrgyz forests are under pressure.

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December 19, 2010

Certification fails to protect B.C. forests

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Carbon mapping breakthrough

Palo Alto, CA—By integrating satellite mapping, airborne-laser technology, and ground-based plot surveys, scientists from the Carnegie Institution's Department of Global Ecology, with colleagues from the World Wildlife Fund and in coordination with the Peruvian Ministry of the Environment (MI

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3 August 2010

MRV and Monitoring for REDD+ Implementation

Peter Holmgren, Director of Climate, Energy and Tenure Division and UN-REDD Programme Coordinator at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), explains the challenges ahead and key steps when it comes to setting-up a national monitoring system for REDD+.

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August 2010

Forest Resource Assessment in Nepal: An Assessment of Data Needs

Forestry sector of Nepal requires reliable, accurate and updated forestry information for strategic planning, policy and management decisions. However, forestry information management system in Nepal is poor due to scattered data in different organizations, lack of periodic data updating policy and the respective actions, and insufficient institutional capacity for data management. The last National Forest Inventory (NFI) was carried out in early nineties in Nepal. Since then, forests data have not been updated yet at national level and early nineties data do not represent present situation and growing demands of national/international data needs.

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Forest managment planning in the Congo Basin Rainforests

Forest management planning in Congo Basin rainforests : a critical analysis of the state of art and design of a new planning system as a contribution to sustainable forest management

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December 3, 2009

Failed audits, destruction of intact forests: Report reveals AbibitiBowater's miserable logging record in Ontario

A new Greenpeace report shows, that despite receiving advice to not extend the company's licence, the Ontario government allowed AbitibiBowater to clearcut thousands of hectares of vital woodland caribou habitat in northwestern Ontario, increa


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