deforestation

Created on Tuesday, 08 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 3 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: REDD+, sustainable forestry, indigenous rights, Prince of Wales, deforestation
Sustainable forestry inseparable from the question of Indigenous rights Sarah Mekjian from the Climate Alliance reminds us that forests are not just ‘carbon sinks’ but areas of great cultural, economic ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 08 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 3 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: Brazil, Rainforest, Amazon, forest restoration, agriculture, deforestation
SOS Mata Atlantica: Protecting the Atlantic Rainforest Mario Mantovanni from SOS Mata Atlantica describes how NGOs and companies are helping to preserve the Brazilian Atlantic Rainforest through municipal ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 07 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 2 - Climate and Gender
Tags: Gender, Climate, Reducing Emissions, Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD), Cambodia
Gender and the development of Cambodia’s National REDD+ Strategy Pheakkdey Nguon from Royal University of Phnom Penh and Delux Chhun from Forestry Administration, Cambodia reflect on how gender perspectives ... [ +++ ]
Created on Sunday, 06 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 1 - Climate and Health
Tags: health, Borneo, deforestation, solutions, illegal logging
... co-founded this non-profit clinic in 2007, they embraced the practice of “radical listening”. They held hundreds of hours of community meetings to understand community issues leading to logging and to ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 04 December 2014 / COP20 - Day 5 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: forests, REDD+, UNFCCC, deforestation, collaboration, partnership
... clearing. In the latter case, forests are often the major source of GHG emissions in developing countries. To address emissions arising from forestry, Brazilian scientists proposed in 2003 a mechanism ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 04 December 2014 / COP20 - Day 5 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: REDD+, UNFCCC, human rights, indigenous peoples, deforestation, COP21
Deforestation and climate change: Why rights-based approaches to mitigation matter Francesco Martone from the Forest Peoples Programme calls for a human rights based approach to addressing climate change, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 04 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 4 - Business and Innovation
Tags: Green business, climate change mitigation, energy efficiency, renewable energy, carbon sequestration, The Nature Conservancy, deforestation, green economy
Seven ways businesses can accelerate climate progress in the US The Nature Conservancy’s Mark Tercek highlights the value of businesses in a transition to a low carbon economy, and presents seven ways ... [ +++ ]