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CIFOR -1 week ago

Honoring the life of Dr. David Solis Chávez

The team members of CIFOR’s Global Comparative Study (GCS) on REDD+ regret the recent loss of Dr. David Solis Chávez (1978-2021), who made important contributions to the project during and after his time as a Ph.D. student at North Carolina State University. The post Honoring the life of Dr. David Solis Chávez appeared first on CIFOR....

Springer -2 weeks ago

Effects of tree species diversity and stand structure on carbon stocks of homestead forests in Maheshkhali Island, Southern Bangladesh

Abstract Background The homestead forests of Bangladesh occupy 0.27 million hectares (10% of the total forested area) and have potential to store carbon (C) and conserve biodiversity. Small scale forestry practices, however, are lacking reliable estimation of C stocks and tree species diversity. This may hinder successful implementat...

timberbiz -2 weeks ago

Opinion: Kersten Gentle – I am woman hear me roar

In 1972, Helen Reddy released I Am Woman, which fast became an anthem for the women’s movement and after nearly 50 years since its release, the song was sung by a friend’s daughter in Woiwurrung, the language of the Wurrundjeri people at the Australian Open, giving even more meaning to this powerful song. We have all been shocked with the accusations of rape, sex abuse and inappropriate behavi...

Mongabay -3 weeks ago

As COP26 looms and tropical deforestation soars, REDD+ debate roars on

Analysts offer an assessment of the 13+ year-long record of the global carbon credit program, examining REDD’s pros and cons, and its future role in curbing deforestation and combating climate change....

Mongabay -1 month ago

Government inaction prompts voluntary REDD+ carbon credit boom in Brazil

The Jair Bolsonaro administration, with its anti-environmental policies, has done little to promote a regulated carbon market in the country, which has resulted in the development of a very active voluntary market....

timberbiz -1 month ago

Morbark option reduces damage to wood hog horizontal grinders

Morbark recently introduced a new patent-pending Vtection system option for their 3000, 3400, and 6400 series Wood Hog Horizontal Grinders. The Vtection system monitors rotor vibration to reduce damage from contact with un-shreddable objects or other causes of damaging vibration like an out-of-balance rotor, broken insert, defective bearing, or extremely hardwood. Source: Timberbiz The system feat...

Hindawi Publishing Corporation -1 month ago

Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Mitigation Measures within the Forestry and Other Land Use Subsector in Malawi

Analysing past trends of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions remains indispensable to the understanding of current GHG emissions, thereby enabling prediction of future emissions as well as development of their mitigative pathways. This study quantified GHG emissions within the Forest and Other Land Use (FOLU) subsector in Malawi for the period 2011 to 2020. Results indicate that Malawi’s GHG emission...

Elsevier -2 months ago

Post-conflict transition and REDD+ in Colombia: Challenges to reducing deforestation in the Amazon

Publication date: June 2021Source: Forest Policy and Economics, Volume 127Author(s): Jean Carlo Rodríguez-de-Francisco, Carlos del Cairo, Daniel Ortiz-Gallego, Juan Sebastian Velez-Triana, Tomás Vergara-Gutiérrez, Jonas Hein...

FAO -2 months ago

Institutionalisation of forest data

Over the past ten years, REDD+ countries have made substantial advances in developing and operationalizing their National Forest Monitoring Systems (NFMS), to comply with measuring, reporting and verification (MRV) commitments for REDD+ under UNFCCC, as well as to provide better forest data to effectively support decision-making and domestic policies. ...

CIFOR -2 months ago

Lessons learned from a decade of REDD+ in Guyana

Profile highlights key challenges and opportunities ...

UN-REDD Programme -2 months ago

Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet


UN-REDD Programme -2 months ago

World Wildlife Day


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