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The Different Colours of REDD

Ilona Jankovits  -  320217-  Msc Global Business and Stakeholder Management - The Different Colours of REDD

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11 September 2012

WB expresses concern over increasing deforestation in Bangladesh

The World Bank (WB) has expressed deep concern as deforestation is alarmingly increasing in the country.

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17 September 2012

Going once, going twice….. the great green land grab

Buy land, they’re not making it anymore!” Mark Twain’s wry observation on the North American land acquisition boom of the late 19th century remains just as pertinent today as it was then.

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September 19, 2012

Forest governance critical to global forest conservation, industry sustainability

COLLEGE STATION – Protecting forests and the livelihoods they support depends on the ability to develop and implement effectively policy and other initiatives with global cooperation, according to Dr.

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Sep. 25, 2012

Agriculture Is the Direct Driver for Worldwide Deforestation

A new synthesis on drivers of deforestation and forest degradation was published during the Bangkok climate change negotiations in September by researchers from Canada and from Wageningen University, Netherlands.

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Sept 3, 2012

Poor seek to cut CDM access at U.N. climate talks

(Reuters Point Carbon) - More than 130 of the world's poorest nations have sought to pressure richer countries to agree new legally-binding goals to cut greenhouse gas emissions by threatening to deny them access to cheap U.N.

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September 04, 2012

Bolivia should prioritize cattle ranching, law enforcement in deforestation fight

Bolivia should prioritize environmental law enforcement and slowing expansion of large-scale cattle ranching to reduce Amazon deforestation, argues a study published last month by researchers from G

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Sep 5, 2012

REDD+: An incentive structure for long-term performance

Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) was agreed at the UNFCCC as part of the 2010 Cancun Agreements, with an objective to ‘slow, halt and reverse forest cover and carbon loss’.

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September 4, 2012

Consumer demand 'can influence sustainable forestry'

Harvesting forestry sustainably and profitably is entirely possible, but requires consumers and businesses to pressurise governments into action.

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Jul 31, 2012

East Africa's forests shrink, especially near parks


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