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June 14, 2012

U.S.-India Bilateral Cooperation on Energy and Climate Change

ecalling the 2009 U.S.-India MOU on clean energy, energy efficiency, energy security and climate change, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Minister of External Affairs S.M.

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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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May 14, 2012

Mangrove conservation – key to fighting climate change – grapples against development

Nestled on a narrow strand of sand that encloses Lap An Lagoon on the central coast of Vietnam are the village’s last few remaining hectares of mangroves, hovering above the water upon their stilted roots.

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May 11, 2012

UN adopts historic ‘land grab’ guidelines

The United Nations has adopted global guidelines for rich countries buying land in developing nations. The voluntary rules call on governments to protect the rights of indigenous peoples who use the land.

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April 30, 2012

The Story of REDD: a real solution to deforestation?

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April 29, 2012

Transnational Land Deals for Agriculture in the Global South: Analytical Report based on the Land Matrix Database

April, 2012. Ward Anseeuw, Mathieu Boche, Thomas Breu, Markus Giger, Jann Lay, Peter Messerli and Kerstin Nolte. CDE/CIRAD/GIGA. Bern/Montpellier/Hamburg. 50 pages. ISBN: 978-92-95093-71-3


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April 29, 2012

The global land rush: what the evidence reveals about scale and geography

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March 29, 2012

Impacts of cardamom cultivation on montane forest ecosystems in Sri Lanka

The cultivation of cash crops in the understorey of tropical forests is an ancient practice, but the effects of cultivation on forest ecosystem processes are poorly understood.

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April 26, 2012

Mexico sets global benchmark on tackling deforestation

Below the global radar, a major victory was secured in Mexico on Tuesday, April 24, in the worldwide battle to prevent deforestation and forest degradation, which are collectively the world’s second largest sources of greenhouse emissions.


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by Dr. Radut