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Smartfolder for Amazon Basin Conservation Information and Deforestation

by Rose Hessmiller last modified Jan 10, 2013 08:45 AM
Smartfolder for Amazon Basin Conservation Information (deforestation)
File La Paya National Park, Colombia. Site description of a Parks in Peril location by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 10:03 AM
This document provides a threats analysis of the park and lays out the conservation strategy to be followed by The Nature Conservancy to improve the park's management.
File Land Tenure Carbon MGMT Agenda by Rose Hessmiller — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:50 AM
Land Tenure Carbon MGMT Agenda
File Press Release - New Report: Illegal Land Clearing for Commercial Agriculture Responsible for Half of Tropical Deforestation by Portal Web Editor — last modified Sep 15, 2014 04:18 AM
Exports from Illegal Conversion Worth US$61 Billion and Responsible for 25 Percent of Tropical Deforestation; Brazil’s and Indonesia’s Illegal Land Clearance Highest in the World
File Opening Remarks by Joseph Badash — last modified Apr 22, 2015 02:36 PM
Presentation by Tony Simons.
File Global Policy Action on Climate Change Emerging Compliant Regimes and Donor Funding for REDD by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 31, 2013 09:53 PM
Global Policy Action on Climate Change Emerging Compliant Regimes and Donor Funding for REDD
Forest Carbon, Markets and Communities (FCMC) by Portal Web Editor — last modified Aug 23, 2019 02:53 PM
To support the United States Government's commitment to financing activities that reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, Tetra Tech implemented USAID's Forest Carbon, Markets and Communities (FCMC) project. FCMC supplied technical services on forest carbon to USAID in Washington, D.C., and bilateral and regional missions, particularly in the Andean Amazon.
Alternatives to Slash and Burn by Stanzin Tonyot — last modified Jan 10, 2013 10:59 AM
ASB is a global consortium of research institutes, non-governmental organizations, universities, community organizations, farmers' groups, and other local, national, and international partners. This site provides Publications; Policy Briefs; Datasets; and program information and results that contribute to [the Millenium Ecosystem Assessment; the Rainforest Challenge; Amazon; Congo Basin; Southeast Asia; Climate Change; Biodiveristy; Sustainability; Poverty, Policy and Deforestation].
File An Integrated Forest Monitoring System for Central Africa: Progress report, May 2001 - April 2002 by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:53 AM
This document reports on activities of the An Integrated Forest Monitoring System (INFORMS) for Central Africa project for 2001-2002.
MetaFore Newsletter by Sebastian Toledo — last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:50 AM
For businesspeople focused on evaluating, selecting and manufacturing environmentally preferable wood and paper products, Metafore is a source of tools, information and innovative thinking. September 7, 2008, Issue 223
Metafore Newsletter: In Focus, April 27, 2008 by Metafore — last modified Jan 10, 2013 10:04 AM
News How to save the planet and make money doing it; Discover magazine maps carbon footprint; Who's tracking the trackers?; Forget carbon: You should be checking your water footprint; Norway gives Tanzania $100mln for forests; Canadian paper recycling rates hit 58 percent in 2007; Reducing deforestation 'lucrative' for forest nations; Video: Cracking down on illegal logging; Biofuels won't solve world energy problem; Alberta not ready to conserve oilsands forest.
File USAID Biodiversity Report 2010 by Radha Arunkumar — last modified Jun 11, 2015 12:27 AM
This report summarizes biodiversity conservation and forestry programs supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in ½scal year (FY) 2009. Biodiversity and forestry are reported together because they are highly interrelate
File Biodiversity Conservation and Forestry Programs Annual Report 2010 by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 11, 2013 03:32 PM
This report summarizes biodiversity conservation and forestry programs supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in fiscal year (FY) 2009.
File Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica. Site description of a Parks in Peril location by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 10:03 AM
This document provides a threats analysis of the park and lays out the conservation strategy to be followed by The Nature Conservancy to improve the park's management.
File Update on REDD Negotiations: Global Climate Change Agreement and US Federal Legislation by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:52 AM
Presentation given at the TransLinks REDD workshop June 22, 2009
File Climate change policies and REDD-plus by Portal Web Editor — last modified Sep 22, 2014 12:01 AM
Power point presentation by Patrick Smith on Climate change policies and REDD-plus from the Global Conservation Program Symposium: 1999-2009
File Final Report: Biodiversity Understanding in Infrastructure and Landscape Development PDF by Portal Web Editor — last modified Nov 01, 2017 09:19 PM
The overall goal of CSF’s BUILD program was to encourage and support the development of ecologically sound, economically efficient and socially equitable infrastructure policies and investment decisions. Recognizing the economic, institutional, cultural and legal barriers to the adoption of biodiversity-friendly infrastructure policies, we focused on leverage points that have the potential to bring about systemic change.
File FOREST PEOPLES: Numbers across the world by Joseph Badash — last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:07 AM
By providing estimated figures for indigenous and forest peoples' populations in countries and regions across the globe, this new Forest Peoples Programme report seeks to raise awareness of the existence of peoples who primarily depend on forests for their livelihoods, and to enhance their visibility as key actors and rights-holders in the management and use of forests and forest resources. These figures may serve as a useful reference in advocacy for the recognition of forest peoples' legal and human rights.
South America Environment, Science &Technology, and Health Newsletter Edition 89 by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 08:03 AM
Agriculture: Mercosur Helps Bolivia Combat FMD Outbreaks; Brazil Maps Out Agricultural Sprawl in the Amazon; Brazil: Unlocking a Bacterial Genome; Health: Dengue Alert Issued In South America; Water Issues: Pantanal in South America declared “Threatened Lake of the Year 2007”; Clean Water - Hold the Salt - in Brazil's Northeast; Judge Rejects Legal Challenges to Huge Brazilian Water Project; Forests: Guyana: Major Deficiencies Uncovered In Barama Forest Management; Chile: Native Forest Law to Be Replaced In Congress; Wildlife: Peru: Andes Field Trip Reveals New Species of Climbing Rodent; Dolphin/Whale Tourism and Conservation Conference February 27-28 in Lima; Bogotá Airport Expansion Causes Wetland Concerns; Wildlife Sanctuary in Chile Said To Remain Damaged By Mill; Protected Areas: Bogotá Plans Vast Park for Andean Slopes; Science & Technology: Latin America 'Ripe For Regional Collaboration'; Waste Management & Pollution: Venezuela: CFC Production Falls; Chile’s Best Surfing Waves to Be Trashed by Waste-Water Sludge, Claim Protesters; Brazil: Recycled Debris for Public Works; Argentina: Renewed Campaign against Garbage Burning; Authority Created to Lead Riachuelo Cleanup; Energy: Chile’s Biofuel Committee Announces Recommendations; Brazilian Company Signs Contract with Boeing, NASA to Develop Alternative Aircraft Fuel; IDB Fund Creates Clean Energy Markets Cluster; Comment Period Begins for Planned Chilean Dam; Madeira Dams Now Top Brazilian Hydro Priority; Biofuels Truck Makes Splash in Peru; General: Colombia, Ecuador Try to Close Rift Over Spraying; NGOs Support Amazon Invasion, Brazilian Daily Reports; Brazil: Government Officials Expect Rapid Approval of Environmental Bill; Peru: Informal Mining in Madre de Dios Circulates US$ 800 to 900 Million; Update on Avian Influenza; Latin American Preparedness for Avian & Pandemic Influenza; Peru and Regional Efforts; Barring Bird Flu in Brazil, Chicken Companies Eye Record Trade;
South America Environment, Science &Technology, and Health Newsletter Edition 84 by webadmin — last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:52 AM
Agriculture: Dole Food Company Inaugurates Organic Banana Farm in Colombia; Colombia: Legume to Counter El Niño; Brazil: Delay in Law to Limit Eucalyptus; Colombia: Organic Coffee for Japan; Water Issues: Colombia: Rodrigo Vivas, Winner of the Sasakawa Prize for His Contribution to the Fight against Desertification; Amazon River 'Switched Direction'; Forests: Peru: Forest Transparency Workshop Shows Opportunities; Largest Seizure of Illegally Logged Amazon Rainforest Timber Announced By Authorities; Fishing & Marine Conservation: Argentina: Sábalo Threatened by Overfishing; Science & Technology: Brazil: Plant Fibers to Replace Asbestos; Pollution: Bolivia: Pilcomayo River Pollution Attracts New Attention; Energy: Brazil and India join Senegal for Biofuel Production; Chilean Energy Supplier to Pursue Renewable Energy Projects; Bolivia: Clean Production Practices Increase Efficiency, Lower Costs; Brazil Bus Firm Powers Fleet on Biofuels; Brazil Teams Up With NASA for Aviation Fuel; General: Chile: Conama Sets Sights on New Environmental Superintendent; WWF: “Ecological Overshoot” Threatens Earth’s Resources; Argentina: Plastic Bricks Certified for Building
File Gobernanza de Bosques Y Redd+: Estudios de Caso del Ecuador by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jun 04, 2013 11:32 PM
La tenencia de la tierra y los derechos de propiedad de los bosques son temas críticos para la nueva ola de instrumentos de política, basados en incentivos que tienen por objeto salvaguardar los bienes públicos que se encuentran en los bosques tropicales (como carbono, agua y biodiversidad), al valorar los bienes y los servicios que prestan y al pagar a las personas que los protegen (Bruce et al. 2010). El perfil más reciente y alto de estos instrumentos, REDD + (Reducción de Emisiones por Deforestación y Degradación), está atrayendo una inversión internacional importante.
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