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July 2011

Buyer, Regulator, and Enabler - The Government's Role in Ecosystem Services Markets

This paper discusses the public sector's role in PES internationally. In general, the public sector's role in ecosystem services markets is both critical, and evolving. The public sector roles are evolving in three distinct ways:

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August 08, 2011

Balancing agriculture and rainforest biodiversity in India’s Western Ghats

CITATION: M.O. Anand, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Ajith Kumar, Archana Bali. Sustaining biodiversity conservation in human-modified landscapes in the Western Ghats: Remnant forests matter. Biological Conservation. 143 (2010) 2363–2374.

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August 3, 2011

Hunting for Answers: Well-managed Production Forests Important for Biodiversity

Though a hunter’s preference for large game can put pressure on fragile forest ecosystems, new research has found that well-managed production forests can act as wildlife reservoirs- with controlled hunting in these areas enabling the promotion of biodiversity and improved community livelihoods.

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July1, 2011

Biodiversity Conservation through Sustainable Forest Management by Local Communities

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Jul. 24, 2011

Herbicide’s collateral damage in B.C. forests under attack

Each year in British Columbia about 16,000 hectares of forest are sprayed with a herbicide that contains glyphosate. It is one of the most popular weed killers in the world, according to the manufacturer, Monsanto.

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Jul 18, 2011

The Greener Side of REDD+

In the last decade, countries have committed major resources to reducing carbon emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries (REDD).

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Kibale National Park rehabilitation project

Located in southwest Uganda, the Kibale National Park (KNP) is one of the last remaining tropical forest blocks in the country. It harbours the greatest variety and concentration of primates found anywhere in East Africa and is home to at least 350 tree species. Despite the park’s ecological value, deforestation and historic consumptive use of the park have contributed to significant deterioration of KNP’s forest and its biodiversity over the past 30 years.

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July 15, 2011

The State of the Paper Industry 2011

he Environmental Paper Network (EPN) publishes the State of the Industry Report as a resource for policy-makers, non- governmental organizations (NGOs), the paper industry, large volume paper purchasers and other stakeholders to monitor key indicators of environmental sustainability in the North

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Jul 5, 2011

Mondi Hosts Green Event at WWT Wetland Centre in Barnes

Vienna, Austria, Jul 5, 2011 – Mondi Uncoated Fine Paper UK is holding the Green Event at the WWT Wetland Centre in Barnes, London, UK, on the 29th September 2011.


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