Jatropha: wonder crop?

Local non-government organisations (NGOs) have raised concerns about the social and environmental impacts of jatropha and studies have questioned some…

10 May, 2009
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IUCN withdrawal

Letter from Friends of the Earth International to announce its withdrawal from IUCN – International Union for the Conservation of…

09 Jan, 2009
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REDD myths

A critical review of proposed mechanisms to reduce emissions from deforestation and degradation (REDD) in developing countries. Full report available…

11 Dec, 2008
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Community-based forest governance: Our position

Human civilisation has played a role in forest destruction for millennia. However, in the recent decades this devastation has become…

25 Oct, 2008
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Fuelling destruction in latin america – the real price of agrofuels

This report looks at current and proposed developments in a number of Southern and Central American countries, all of which…

11 Sep, 2008
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Accra Briefing: Forests are more than carbon

To prevent dangerous climate change and land degradation, conserve biodiversity and safeguard the sustainable use of forests by local communities…

08 Aug, 2008
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