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Latest Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation Stories

2009-12-15 06:05:00

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

2009-12-14 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO and RUKINGA, Kenya, Dec.

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2009-12-11 12:33:22

Over 30 000 people from 190 nations are gathered at the two-week UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen.

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2009-12-10 12:38:55

Tropical forest destruction accounts for some 20% of global greenhouse gas emissions, but quantifying these emissions has not been easy, particularly for tropical nations.

2009-12-10 12:31:37

Call for a Focus on Reducing Emissions from All Land Uses.

2009-12-09 17:47:59

Payments for REDD could shift power from agents of forest destruction to proponents of protection, says report.

2009-12-09 16:18:34

Finding comes during global climate talks in Copenhagen; could impact other indigenous groups seeking to protect land, way of life.

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2009-12-09 12:24:14

Deforestation in tropical rain forests could have an even greater impact on climate change than has previously been thought.

2009-12-03 16:10:21

Forest dwellers must be included in the design of the upcoming forest deal at Copenhagen in order to avoid a humanitarian crisis, according to a scientist at the University of Leeds.

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2009-12-03 14:29:05

A delegation of more than 20 indigenous teens, women, elders and shamen heading to historic Copenhagen climate talks today offered the world self-created video evidence and testimonials of climate change problems in their far-flung home communities.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.