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A village in Cool Earth's Lubutu Partnership in DR Congo

Deforestation rates in DR Congo are increasing, releasing huge amounts of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Recent research has found that…

REDD+ failing to stop deforestation in DRC
US$366 million failed to reach rainforest

According to a recent study by the Brazilian Institute of Amazon Conservation an Sustainable Development, the preliminary results suggest that…

US$366 million failed to reach rainforest
Biodiversity and carbon closely linked

Scientific panel finds close links between biodiversity and carbon in a landscape After a year’s worth of analysis, a global…

Biodiversity and carbon closely linked
Community managed forests a long term solution

Lessons from rainforest case studies demonstrate sustainable community forests work well for the longer term Real life examples from rainforest…

Community managed forests a long term solution
Forest Peoples Programme Criticises World Bank

A new report accuses the World Bank’s forest climate fund of sidelining indigenous peoples’ rights and failing to protect forests…

Forest Peoples Programme Criticises World Bank
Ecologists have roles in developing carbon markets

According to a report released earlier this year, there has probably never been a more exciting time to be a…

Ecologists have roles in developing carbon markets
Voluntary Markets Moving Faster than UN Forest Climate Agreement

In the wake of the Copenhagen UN Climate Talks last December, and the build up to this winter’s gathering in…

Voluntary Markets Moving Faster than UN Forest Climate Agreement
Clinton Foundation Supports Orangutan Forest

Borneo orangutan and forest carbon conservation project supported by the Clinton Foundation achieves VCS approval Developed by Hong Kong-based InfiniteEARTH…

Clinton Foundation Supports Orangutan Forest
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Peru’s Ministry for the Environment (MINAM) officially created its National Programme for the Conservation of Forests for the Mitigation of…

Peru Creates Forest Conservation Scheme To Mitigate Climate Change
New UN funding far from enough

REDD policy makers approve more funds for their development activities but rainforest charity Cool Earth says it’s still not enough.

New UN funding far from enough
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