Professor Piers Forster (UBoC Trustee) shares his opinion of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD)
A study published this week, led by researchers at the University of Leeds, has indicated that rings in certain types of tropical trees can be used to determine rainfall patterns in the Amazon. Continue reading Amazon rainfall history recorded by tree rings
A new report released by the organisation Global Witness reveals that over the past two years in Liberia, approximately 26, 000 square kilometres of forest (one quarter of the country’s entire land area) has been sold to 16 different companies via a legal loophole. Continue reading Not a good newsweek for international forestry…..
A battalion of 580 eco solders in Nicaragua are helping to protect its dwindling forests from illegal logging – they’ve just had their first successes. In Kitchener’s own words:
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See articles here where Philip Fearnside explains how Dams in the rainforest emit tonnes of methane from rotting plant matter