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Sustainable forest management

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June 8, 2012

Seeing the people for the trees

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June 11, 2012

Wood biomass - carbon impact a matter of scale

A 50-year-old tree is cut down in the forest, ground into chips, trucked to a power plant and burned to generate electricity. All of the carbon stored in that tree has just been released into the atmosphere.

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10th June, 2012

Pakistan: The vanishing forests

Environmental degradation in Pakistan is a well-documented fact and this degradation is impacting the entire national social and economic landscape. It covers all natural resources e.g. forests, wetlands, land and air.

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22 May 2012

Moving REDD+ forward: more structured discussion on the drivers of deforestation is needed

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23 May 2012

Ghana: Turning the Back On Forest Revenue Loses

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May 24, 2012

Anti-Corruption Views - Why we need laws to save what's left of our forests

International efforts to protect forests and the people that live in them have failed so badly that just 20 per cent of forest remains untouched by commercial activity. It is really, really crucial that we find a global system that looks after what remains of the world’s lungs.

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21 May, 2012

Forest Management Plan proves controversial

THE state government's newly released Forest Management Plan (FMP) has proved controversial among conservation and green groups.

Conservation Council WA (CCWA) president Piers Verstegen said the government's next forest management plan will be a death sentence to endangered animals.

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21 May 2012

Norway SWF told to invest in land as climate change hedge

Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global should invest in agricultural land and forests as a hedge against any climate change policies that governments around the world may introduce, according to a report specially prepared by investment consultant Mercer.

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20 May, 2012

Large scale carbon forestry planting underway

PLANTING of more than 10,000 hectares of mallee eucalypt trees is now underway as part of one fo the largest carbon forestry projects in Australia.

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May 27, 2012

Forest Management and Climate Change: stakeholder perceptions

This document is part of the publications series produced by the Forest and Climate Ch


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by Dr. Radut