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FACTBOX-Is the world making good on promises to protect forests?

Is the world making good on promises to protect forests?

BARCELONA, Nov 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The world is making sluggish progress towards meeting an international goal of at least halving natural forest loss by 2020 and ending it by 2030, researchers have warned. The commitment, made in the ... Sharenet, 6 days ago
CNBC Africa

Reformed youth of Kenya branch out to protect forests

THARAKA NITHI, Kenya, Nov 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Groups of reformed youths who once sold drugs and stole from their neighbours are helping protect trees in rural central Kenya from illegal loggers. The young adults, whose previous ...
 CNBC Africa3 weeks ago Kenyan youth abandon drugs to protect trees  Business Daily Africa3 weeks ago Kenyan youths renounce crime to protect forests  AlertNet3 weeks ago Kenyan youth renounce crime to protect forests  News243 weeks ago

Asian indigenous groups bag UNDP awards

[JAKARTA] Indigenous communities from Indonesia have been awarded the Equator Prize 2015 by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) for their struggle in advocating land rights and environmental restoration. They are among the 21 community initiatives ...
 SciDev.net2 months ago Indigenous and local groups from 20 countries recognized with UN Equator Prize  Sify2 months ago Indigenous and local groups from 19 countries recognized with UN Equator Prize  United Nations2 months ago

Exemplary Forest Protection Culture

Forest is directly attached with the livelihood of human beings. This statement is more applicable when we come to Dizi people of Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples State. It is spoon feeding to tell that green plants have been preparing ...
 AllAfrica.com4 weeks ago
Club of Mozambique

SADC, east Africa fight illegal timber trade

The recent signing of the Zanzibar Declaration on Illegal Logging by forest protection agencies in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Mozambique and Madagascar is a hopeful sign of the commitment by eastern and southern African countries to stem the alarming ...
 Tralac16 hours ago SADC, east Africa, Mozambique fight illegal timber trade  Club of Mozambique2 days ago
Biodiversity Policy & Practice

CBD SBSTTA 19 and Article 8(j) Working Group Progress Biodiversity Mainstreaming, Guidelines on PIC and TK Benefit-Sharing

: Allowing for more input from representatives of indigenous peoples and local communities, the 19th meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) made ...
 Biodiversity Policy & Practice2 weeks ago

Human Rights Groups Call for Palm Oil Moratorium in Palawan, Philippines: End Land Grabs and Forest Destruction Now!

PUERTA PRINCESA - A recent fact-finding mission by regional human rights groups in the south-western island of Palawan, the last ecological frontier of the Philippines, has revealed a pattern of land grabs and forest destruction by palm oil ...
 Common Dreams2 weeks ago
International Animal Rescue

Our team in Java translocates ten confiscated slow lorises to Sumatra

IAR's team in Indonesia translocated ten Sumatran slow lorises (Nycticebus coucang) to a protected forest in Batutegi in Lampung Province, Sumatra. The lorises were originally confiscated by the Natural Resources Conservation Agency in Serang, ...
 International Animal Rescue3 weeks ago

Taranaki conservation efforts receive welcome funding boost

A brown kiwi chick. Conservation programmes throughout the Taranaki region have received close to $230,000 in funding to continue their efforts. The Community Conservation Partnerships Fund, managed by the Department of Conservation, was ... month ago Kiwi protection programme welcomes funding  Radio New Zealand1 month ago

EPPO Council Technical Colloquium (Riga, 17 September)

Council colloquium - Plant protection in the forestry sector - Riga, 2015-09-17 Presentations | Conclusions After the administrative session of the EPPO Council, a Colloquium was organized to discuss the following theme: Plant protection ...
 EPPO1 month ago
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