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World’s First Earth Hour Forest in Uganda

Earth Hour Uganda
The world’s first Earth Hour Forest is being created in the East African nation of Uganda, to fight against the 6,000 hectares of deforestation that occurs in the country every month. The aim of the Uganda Earth Hour Forest 
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Cameras for Conservation Capture 1,000,000 Photos

Jaguagr caigt on camera, Conservation International
If one photo is worth a thousand words, what are one million photos worth? Ecologists, working as part of the Tropical Ecology Assessment and Monitoring (TEAM) Network, are beginning to get a clear answer to that question, through the
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Young Leaders: the Future of the Congo’s Forestry Research

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Measuring the evolution of the tree

Photo by Ollivier Girard for CIFOR

Deep in the Yoko Forest Reserve, across the Congo River from Kisangani in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Consolate Kaswera Kyamakya is checking her traps.

She’s been lucky – lying in the leaf litter

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World’s Top Climate Change, Forestry & REDD+ Experts to Attend Forest Day in Doha

Forest Day 6
Hundreds of forestry experts, activists, policymakers, global leaders and climate change negotiators will gather on the sidelines of the UNFCCC climate talks in Doha on Sunday for the sixth annual Forest Day. Discussions at this event are expected to
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Ten African Countries Unite to Protect Rainforests

Copyright: K. Berrisford
Ten central African countries have come together to protect the Congo Basin rainforest — the world’s second largest rainforest — from severe deforestation, through implementing improved national forest monitoring systems and boosting regional cooperation.
The 18-month project, launched on
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National Network of Journalists for the Environment (RENJE)

A national network of environmental journalists in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
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Network of Regional Governments for Sustainable Development (NRG4SD)

A non-profit international organisation representing subnational governments and associations of subnational governments at global level.
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Trees for Tourism

A vehicle for tourists and companies affiliated in any manner with the tourism industry, to counterbalance the tourism-related footprint through planting trees.
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Centro Terra Viva

Mozambican organisation focused on ensuring informed public participation in environmental management.
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Forest Carbon Partnership Facility

A global partnership focused on reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, forest carbon stock conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks (REDD+).
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