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New Haven, Conn, USA: Income generated from REDD+ should be given to forest communities to invest in their future, recommends a new report by The Forests Dialogue (TFD). Investing locally in this way should be part of understanding REDD+ as integral to broader development among forest-dependent communities.
The new report Giving REDD+ Life, examines the relationship between REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest…Continue
Added by Mike Shanahan on May 16, 2012 at 11:51 — No Comments
As countries like Indonesia consider strategies for a policy to implement the REDD+ mechanism, evidence is increasingly pointing to the need for an all-inclusive approach as opposed to establishing and exclusively focusing on protected areas. In a recent study, ASB Partnership scientists looked at opportunities for a green economy and preservation of unique habitat that exist in the diverse landscape of Sumatra. Here, you find a mosaic of villages that seat at the base of the natural forest…Continue
Added by Elizabeth Kahurani on November 3, 2011 at 22:00 — No Comments
- Majority of the new forest cover is…Continue
Added by Elizabeth Kahurani on September 26, 2011 at 18:56 — No Comments
Added by Elizabeth Kahurani on July 28, 2011 at 17:31 — No Comments
Featured on the weekly issue of the European Commission’s Science for Environment Policy DG Environment News Alert Service is ASB Partnership for the Tropical Forest Margins research that provides new perspectives to guide a wholesome approach to efforts on reducing emissions from deforestation and land degradation.
The research introduces a concept called Emissions Embodied in Trade (EET) which calls for countries…Continue
Added by Elizabeth Kahurani on July 18, 2011 at 16:21 — No Comments
How can we ensure decision-makers and climate negotiators understand the ecological implications of their decisions? This was a question that arose during the lively discussion in the REDD+ Hour here at the CBD CoP10 in Nagoya today. My worry is that most negotiators and the ministers they report to (most of whom are lawyers, economists or politicians with little training in ecology) appear to regard biodiversity as an optional extra in REDD, one of the bonus benefits included in the +…Continue