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Beekeeping relieves land degradation in Kyrgyzstan
Protecting carbon to destroy forests? Land enclosures and REDD+
A new report argues that REDD+ gives forest destroyers a way to legitimize their actions and reinforces historical inequalities.
Unraveling the drivers of Southeast Asia’s biodiversity loss
Because biodiversity loss in Southeast Asia is so complex, multi-level policy responses and concerted efforts are needed.
Community management means lower deforestation
New research finds that community-based forest management results in lower rates of forest cover loss than do protected areas.
Network turns teachers into environment advocates
Teachers in Indonesia are integrating environmental lessons into the curriculum at state-run schools, with an urgent focus on mangroves.
Local communities protect their Amazon
Residents in one of Peru's most deforested regions adopted 267,133 hectares of state-owned land and are working to conserve it.
More than just planting trees
For the International Year of Forests campaign to succeed, it has to make the connection between people and forests.
Pastures for the future in Kyrgyzstan
Sustainable land management systems are becoming vital to the preservation of the Pamir-Alai mountain ecosystems upon which local people rely for their livelihoods.
Forbidden forest of the Dayak people
The Dayaks combine centuries-old indigenous knowledge with eco-tourism and carbon trading to fight deforestation.
Cutting emissions through innovation
Cleaner energy, boosted efficiency and lower emissions are essential, but technological innovation alone will not provide all the answers.
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