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Latest Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation Stories

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2010-03-16 16:29:12

A new study involving scientists from 13 different organizations, universities and research institutions states that forest protection offers one of the most effective, practical, and immediate strategies to combat climate change.

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2010-03-12 06:35:00

Morale was high and more than $1 billion was raised to fight deforestation during a one-day climate change conference held in Paris on Thursday -- a stark contrast to the disappointment and discouraging Copenhagen talks just a few months ago.

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2010-02-23 13:30:00

New modeling released on Tuesday by the United Nations says emission cuts pledges made by 60 countries will not be enough to keep the average global temperature rise at 2 degrees Celsius or less.

2010-01-22 13:05:22

Unclear land rights, corruption threaten to undermine success of promised REDD funds.

2009-12-17 14:28:42

An agreement in Copenhagen to fund reduced emissions from deforestation may generate multiple environmental and economic benefits if investments simultaneously target sites that are both carbon and biodiversity-rich.

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2009-12-17 09:19:12

As the UN Climate Conference in Copenhagen approaches its conclusion, negotiations are focusing on the role of forests in mitigating climate change.

2009-12-16 06:00:00

COPENHAGEN, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivienne Westwood and Anvil Knitwear joined forces to launch a limited edition T-shirt today to support the efforts of rainforest nations at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen to stop deforestation.

2009-12-15 11:38:00

REDLANDS, Calif., Dec.

2009-12-15 06:05:00

Bonobo Conservation Initiative Recognized for Community-based Carbon Offset Project COPENHAGEN, Dec.