News tagged with forest degradation

Panama REDD: Getting what you pay for

A new report by researchers from the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama and Canada's McGill University identifies gaps in forest monitoring and ways to improve data collection. This will produce reliable estimates ...

dateOct 04, 2011 in Environment
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Deforestation failure sounds climate alarm

( -- Australia's failure to accurately measure and predict emissions from deforestation, and the difficulty it has had in reducing deforestation, should send a warning signal to the world, according to a study ...

dateMay 07, 2010 in Environment
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Forest carbon monitoring breakthrough in Colombia

Using new, highly efficient techniques, Carnegie and Colombian scientists have developed accurate high-resolution maps of the carbon stocks locked in tropical vegetation for 40% of the Colombian Amazon (165,000 square kilometers/64,000 ...

dateJul 25, 2012 in Environment
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