News tagged with forest degradation

First UN carbon offset project certified

The Conservation Management Institute, a research center within Virginia Tech's College of Natural Resources and Environment, has provided technical expertise for the world's first United Nations' Reduced Emissions from Deforestation ...

dateNov 08, 2011 in Environment
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REDD+ strategies lack plan for agriculture

The majority of countries participating in a major global effort to reduce greenhouse emissions caused by forest destruction cite agriculture as the main cause of deforestation, but very few provide details on how they would ...

dateJun 08, 2011 in Environment
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Forest plan hangs in balance at climate conference

(AP) -- Pedro Chuc May climbs a big zapote tree, braces himself against the trunk with a rope sling and uses his sharp machete to slash v-shaped cuts in the rough bark to let the tree's resin - the base for natural chewing ...

dateDec 10, 2010 in Environment
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