Deforestation of tropical forests could significantly reduced rainfall, having negative impacts for people living in tropical regions, according to research published in Nature.
REDD+ aims to deploy market forces to combat deforestation and land degradation. But is it working, and should we really put a price on trees and forests? Tara O’Shea from the Code REDD scheme argues it’s the best way forward.
40 years of the LANDSAT satellite celebrated in five iconic pictures. NASA’s prized satellite has been a key tool for climate scientists revealing deforestation patterns and the gradual disappearance of polar ice.
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Dr Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, President of Indonesia offers a clear call for action for every country, business and individual ahead of the Rio+20 Earth Summit.
As changes to Brazil’s Forest Code are approved by the country’s Chamber of Deputies, campaigners call on President Dilma Rousseff to veto the law and protect the country’s iconic forests.
In the eighth of a series of UNFCCC CDM Radio Club reports RTCC is hosting, Irini Roumboglou finds out how efficient wood stoves are helping to tackle the problems of deforestation and desertification in Nigeria.