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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.

2009-11-30 21:28:11

A new scientific organisation is needed to monitor the commitments that will be made by developing countries at Copenhagen to cut their deforestation rates.

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2009-11-17 06:55:00

According to a team of the world’s leading scientists, some of the plans slated for discussion and potential enactment into international law at the much-anticipated UN Copenhagen climate conference this winter could eventually damage the environment as much as they help save it.


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