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June 25, 2012

Small farmers cause substantial damage in the Amazon rainforest

Small farmers are less likely than large landowners to maintain required forest cover on their property in the Brazilian Amazon, worsening the environmental impact of their operations, reported a re

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FCPR–Forest Conservation Performance Rating for the Pan-Tropics - Working Paper 294

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June 17, 2012

Alaska's Tongass forest sparks battle over logging

(REUTERS) -- Environmental advocates readied for battle in Congress this week over what they maintain is an erosion of protections for the biggest, oldest trees in Alaska's Tongass National Forest, often called the crown jewel of the U.S. forest system.

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June 14, 2012

Forest Footprint Disclosure Project to Merge with CDP

The Global Canopy Program’s Forest Footprint Disclosure Project will merge with The Carbon Disclosure Project to create what the two non-profits say is the world’s largest comprehensive natural capital measuring system that covers carbon, water and forests.

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May 29, 2012

Ministry, German firm team up for biodiversity conservation

Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the German consulting company GITEC Consult GmbH have agreed to partner in biodiversity conservation in southern Laos under a project set to run until 2018.

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June 9, 2012

The Green Party's proposal to better protect the Swedish forest

The Swedish Green Party unveiled six proposals to better protect the Swedish forest. The Green Party is working for a modern forest management committed to taking advantage of the richness of Swedish forests today and manage wisely for the future.

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6 June 2012

The Israelis saving the rainforests

A company owned by Israeli entrepreneurs will manage preservation of tropical rainforests of the Central African Republic.

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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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Forests and climate change after Durban

Over the past two years, the Food and Agricultur


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