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Receipt of fifth payment brings total earned to US$190 million GEORGETOWN, Guyana, May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Government of Guyana this morning announced the receipt
New Prince Ea video offers climate change solution SAN FRANCISCO, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This Earth Day, activist and spoken word artist
Activist and Artist Prince Ea Releases New Video on Earth Day supporting Stand for Trees campaign SAN FRANCISCO, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 45(th) anniversary of Earth
Strengthening community forest rights is an essential strategy to reduce billions of tonnes of carbon emissions, making it an effective way for governments to meet climate goals, safeguard forests and protect the livelihoods of their citizens.
Programs and policies to reduce tropical deforestation, and the global warming emissions resulting from deforestation, are seeing broad success in 17 countries across four continents.
Researchers at Winrock International have developed a first-of-its-kind method for estimating carbon emissions from forest degradation caused by selective logging in tropical regions.
Trees are what made the Earth habitable for mammals, and destruction of forests will lead to the ultimate destruction of mammals -- including humans.
Halting deforestation in tropical regions requires verification of forest conditions.
As global forest and climate experts gather at the Oslo REDD Exchange 2013 to ramp up international efforts to protect carbon-storing forests in the developing world, a recent study by researchers at the Nairobi-based World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) and European and Southeast Asian institutions finds that local communities—using simple tools like ropes and sticks—can produce forest carbon data on par with results by professional foresters using high-tech devices.
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