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'Signature' Achievement on Forests at UN Climate Talks

Mon, 25/11/2013 - 01:00

Source: BBC News -- Nations meeting in Warsaw at UN talks have agreed a significant step forward towards curbing emissions from deforestation.

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Forest Cover can Guide Effective REDD+ Development Policies – Experts

Tue, 12/11/2013 - 01:00

Source: CIFOR -- The extent and rate of change to a country’s forest cover provides a useful guide for designing context-specific and effective REDD+ policies, according to researchers from the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR).

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Communities can Monitor Forests as Well as Experts'

Mon, 04/11/2013 - 01:00

Source: BBC News -- Communities living alongside the world's tropical forests can estimate an area's carbon stocks as effectively as hi-tech systems, a study has shown.

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REDD+ Talks: Leaders from Business, UN and Forest Communities Highlight REDD+ to Tackle Climate Change

Fri, 20/09/2013 - 00:00

Source: UN-REDD Programme -- Leaders from the private, public and civil society sectors convened at REDD+ Talks: NYC to discuss their experiences of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) and the role of the private sector in advancing this critical mechanism to tackle deforestation and climate change.

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FCPF and Costa Rica Sign Landmark REDD+ Agreement

Tue, 17/09/2013 - 00:00

Source: IISD -- The World Bank, on behalf of the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF), and the Government of Costa Rica have announced an agreement for the purchase of an Emission Reductions Payment Agreement (ERPA) for REDD+ worth as much as US$63 million.

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