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Issue date: 
Jan 25th, 2010

Zimbabwe Forestry Commision considering exploiting Carbon Credit Funds

HARARE, Jan 25 (NNN-NEW ZIANA) — Zimbabwe’s Forestry Commission is weighing the economic benefits of maintaining forests to qualify for investment under the Clean Development Mechanism of the Kyoto Protocol on Climate Change, says the commission’s Information and Communication Manager, Abedini

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January 29, 2010

International Forestry Issues in Climate Change Bills: Comparison of Provisions of S.1733 and H.R. 2454

Tanzania's involvement to REDD

Among the roles of the National REDD Task Force are to coordinate preparation for CoP 15 meeting in Copenhagen that was held in December 2009. This coordination was specifically geared at showcasing lessons learnt with regard to REDD initiatives in Tanzania.

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Monday, February 01, 2010

Guyana qualifies for initial US$30M payout under Norway forests pact

Guyana hopes to conclude discussions with the World Bank and Norway in February to receive an initial US$30M through the forest preservation agreement with Oslo.

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January 27, 2010

REDDucing the Effects of Climate Change

It’s been a month after COP 15, the UN Climate Change conference that was supposed to give the world a new system for reducing carbon emissions.

A month to reflect, regroup, and respond to this reporter’s questions about what happened, and what didn’t, in Copenhagen.

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Thursday, 28 January 2010

Reforestation vital for Africa & climate: Developer

A forest carbon developer has claimed the first validation of a reforestation project to the Voluntary Carbon Standard (VCS), using the opportunity to argue for what it sees as the critical role for forest planting in a sector where attention is turning very much to avoided deforestation, or REDD.

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Monday 25 January 2010

Using woodlands to cut emissions

The UK is one of the least forested countries in Europe. The growing maturity of UK woodlands means that carbon sequestration is falling rapidly.

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1/15/2010 8:52:49 AM

Firms Partner to Develop Carbon Offsets From Forests in Arkansas, Missouri

SAN DIEGO - A California firm and a Missouri company are collaborating to develop carbon offsets from more than 300,000 acres of privately owned forest in the Ozarks Mountains of Arkansas and Missouri.

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January 25, 2010; January 26, 2010

Janette Bulkan chastised by the government of Guyana

Agriculture Minister Robert Persaud of Guyana needs to make public the actual reasons why he falsely accused Janet Bulkan of reviewing Guyana’s RPP and did not object to Suriname territorial map in Washington.

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Monday, January 25, 2010

Momentum Building for REDD+ Global Market for Forest Carbon

Whatever else happened or didn’t happen as a result of the recent Conference of the Parties in Copenhagen, the Global community did take action on slowing the destruction of the world’s tropical forests.


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by Dr. Radut