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Deforestation in Africa’s Congo Basin rainforest slows

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Deforestation in Africa’s Congo Basin rainforest slows

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Tree loss in one of the world's largest rainforests has slowed, a study suggests. Satellite images of Africa's Congo Basin reveal that deforestation has fallen by about a third since 2000. Researchers believe this...

Amazon deforestation at record low, data shows

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Amazon deforestation at record low, data shows

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Rate of illegal logging has fallen, but critics claim Brazil has weakened protection measures by revising Forest Code Deforestation of the Amazon has fallen to its lowest levels since records began, according to da...

Brazil’s leader vetoes portions of new Amazon rainforest law

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Brazil’s leader vetoes portions of new Amazon rainforest law

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Dilma Rousseff sends back parts of congressional bill that loosened country's protection of forest Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff has partially vetoed a bill that would have weakened her country's efforts to pr...

Indonesian President vows to dedicate himself to forest preservation

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Indonesian President vows to dedicate himself to forest preservation

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President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said, during the last three years of his presidency, he would dedicate himself to efforts to preserve the country’s forests. “For my part, I will continue my work and dedicate m...

Brazil’s forest code debate may determine fate of the Amazon rainforest

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Brazil’s forest code debate may determine fate of the Amazon rainforest

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Brazil's forest code may be about to get an overhaul. The federal code, which presently requires landowners in the Amazon to keep 80 percent of their land forest (20-35% in the cerrado), is widely flouted, but ha...

UN climate change chief urges governments to quickly implement Cancún accords

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UN climate change chief urges governments to quickly implement Cancún accords

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1 March 2011 – The United Nations climate change chief today called on governments to quickly transform the agreements reached in the Mexican city of Cancún last year into tangible action on the ground, and provide...

Climate talks agree to pay to protect forests

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Climate talks agree to pay to protect forests

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A new climate change deal reached in Mexico has set up a global framework to pay to protect rainforests vital to the ecosystem, but held off on the controversial introduction of a market role. The deal aims to help...

Brazil opens fund to cut agriculture deforestation

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Brazil opens fund to cut agriculture deforestation

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RIO DE JANEIRO Nov 10 (Reuters) - Brazil's state development bank BNDES on Wednesday said it opened a fund worth 1 billion reais ($588 million) that will finance projects to reduce deforestation associated with the na...