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Jun 28, 2012

BluForest Inc. Acquires 30,000 Hectares of Forest in Ecuadorian Amazon

BluForest Inc. today announced that it has acquired 30,000 hectares of native forest in the province of Esmaraldas in Ecuador.

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To Understand Rio+20, Put on Your 3D Glasses

Think of Rio+20 as cinema. In its simplest black and white, small screen format, it was unsatisfying. Government negotiators failed to reach any agreements of note. But, in color, on the large screen, with your 3D glasses on, it was much more.

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July 05, 2012

Forestry carbon farming stunted by ETS decision

Changes to the emissions trading scheme will stop investment in one of New Zealand's most important sources of future carbon emissions reduction - forestry "carbon farming", says Carbon Farm chief executive Murray McClintock.

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January 20, 2012

Rise and spread of national and sub-national forest carbon schemes


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5 July 2012

First agroforestry project registered under VCS

The first project which sequesters carbon through agroforestry has been registered under the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS).

Paris-based project developer Eco-Carbone’s agroforestry project was registered for the voluntary offset programme last week.

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5 July 2012

USAID and the US Forest Service team up to promote low emission development pathways in the Agriculture, Forestry and Land Use (AFOLU) sectors

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March 20, 2012

Forest Carbon, Markets and Communities (FCMC) Program

Forests are disappearing globally at an al

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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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June 20, 2012

The case for “living” carbon credits

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June 21, 2012

Deforestation Emissions May Be a Third of Prior Estimates

The carbon emissions from cutting down tropical forests may be about one third of the level previously estimated, according to an article in the journal Science


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by Dr. Radut