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Ohne Großtiere wird die Erde karg

Amazonien sieht nur so aus wie ein Paradies. In Wahrheit ist es eine „grüne Wüste“ mit kargen Böden, aus denen die Biomasse kaum Nährstoffe ziehen kann.

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July 19, 2013

Biodiversity paradigm questioned after flaws found in logging impact research

BOGOR, Indonesia (19 July, 2013) — Studies about the impact of logging on biodiversity in tropical regions should be scrutinized, conclusions toned down or even discounted, according to a recent publication in the journal “Conservation Biology that has revealed w

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5 June 2013

Mongolia’s Forest Sector is Good Value for Money

Most people associate Mongolia with vast open plains and rolling hills of steppe grassland, but it also contains significant forest cover. The UN-REDD Programme recently completed a study to calculate the economic value of the forest sector and assess key financing constraints.

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May 17, 2013

Climate finance that makes sense to farmers

Agricultural carbon projects involving smallholder farmers can take up to 16 years to generate a profit from carbon credits.

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First results forest inventory promising

PARAMARIBO - The first results of the pilot project National Forest Inventory of the Forest Management and Inspection Foundation (SBB) seem promising. Starting in April of last year, 3D aerial photos were taken of the country’s forest.

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REDD+ plans presented successfully

PARAMARIBO - John Goedschalk, the President’s climate adviser, is proud with the approval of the REDD+ preparation plan by the World Bank. “I’m proud that the project plan is a real Surinamese product.

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5th March 2013

The International Forestry Fund presents to the China Investment Corporation

A delegation representing the International Forestry Fund visited China in September (2010) to meet with provincial governors and their senior forestry officials.

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25. March 2013

Suriname secures first funding for REDD+ participation

PARAMARIBO–Suriname has secured approval for its Readiness Preparation Proposal (R-PP 2013) and will receive US$ 3.8 million to prepare for participation in the United Nation’s REDD+ initiatives that focus on reducing emissions from deforestation and enhancing forest carbon stocks.

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March 15, 2013

Towards Sustainable Agricultural Landscapes in Suriname

Suriname is an interesting example when considering development of sustainable agricultural sector in the context of a landscape approach; one that considers multiple demands from scarce land resources, such as food and fuel, and preserving nature.


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by Dr. Radut