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Indonesia to relax forest protection on key projects
(30th December 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Shipment of questionable Madagascar rosewood canceled after international outcry
(28th December 2009, Mongabay)


Fires destroy 20 homes near Chile's port of Valparaiso
(28th December 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Rainforest conservation: a year in review
(27th December 2009, Mongabay)


Ecuador to be paid to leave oil in the ground
(23rd December 2009, Mongabay)


Brazil establishes 20,000 sq mi of new indigenous reserves in the Amazon
(23rd December 2009, Mongabay)


Yasuni Park Trust Fund Will Keep Ecuador's Oil Underground
(21st December 2009, ENS)


Guyana to increase oversight of gold mining under deal to save forests with Norway
(21st December 2009, Mongabay)


Brazil: king of conservation, deforestation for the 2000s
(21st December 2009, Mongabay)


Perenco takes its hunt for gold to the depths of Peru's rainforest
(21st December 2009, The Telegraph (UK))


Dead REDD? Not quite, but plan to protect forests suffers set back in Copenhagen
(20th December 2009, Mongabay)


Coal plant could damage rainforest reserves, coal reefs, palm oil plantations in Malaysian Borneo
(20th December 2009, Mongabay)


Peru's gold rush sparks fears of ecological disaster
(20th December 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


French company CMA-CGM facilitating destruction of Madagascar's rainforests, undermining France's position in Copenhagen
(18th December 2009, Mongabay)


Biggest private funder of Amazon conservation teams with Google and scientists to develop earth monitoring platform
(18th December 2009, Mongabay)


New tropical wood substitute could save rainforests worldwide
(18th December 2009, Mongabay)


Kenya REDD project becomes first in Africa to win gold-level validation
(17th December 2009, Mongabay)


Malaysia to allow logging in indigenous 'peace park' to proceed
(17th December 2009, Mongabay)


Congo villagers look to Copenhagen to save forest
(17th December 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


More than half world's science academies support call to save rainforests
(16th December 2009, Mongabay)


Google's Earth Engine to help tropical countries monitor forests
(16th December 2009, Mongabay)


U.S. pledges $1B towards rainforest conservation
(16th December 2009, Mongabay)


Copenhagen climate summit: forests are a test for world leaders
(16th December 2009, The Telegraph (UK))


Climate talks deadlocked, ministers warn of failure
(16th December 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


U.S. joins $3.5 bln scheme to fight deforestation
(16th December 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Brazil blocking expansion of carbon finance: source
(16th December 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Rich logging countries open logging loophole in plan to reduce deforestation
(15th December 2009, Mongabay)


Progress made on two key REDD issues in Copenhagen
(15th December 2009, Mongabay)


Prince of Wales warns Copenhagen summit that planet is in crisis
(15th December 2009, The Guardian (UK))


Brown offers £1.2bn in a bid to break climate deadlock
(15th December 2009, The Independent (UK))


Legal Opinion: Brazil's Amazon Tribes Own Carbon Trading Rights
(14th December 2009, ENS)


Brazil grants deforestation amnesty for farmers and ranchers
(14th December 2009, Mongabay)


Forest destruction by Sinar Mas undermines efforts to develop and promote greener palm oil
(14th December 2009, Mongabay)


Forest communities said key to climate fight
(13th December 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Unilever suspends palm oil contract after supplier found to be destroying rainforests
(12th December 2009, Mongabay)


New REDD text is weak, say activists
(12th December 2009, Mongabay)


REDD may miss up to 80 percent of land use change emissions
(11th December 2009, Mongabay)


Global forest map moves forward
(11th December 2009, Mongabay)


Obama on global warming and forest protection
(10th December 2009, Mongabay)


Rainforest tribe sues the Malaysian government for enabling deforestation
(10th December 2009, Mongabay)


Google Earth to monitor deforestation
(10th December 2009, Mongabay)


Copenhagen: Barack Obama backs Norway-Brazil forest protection plan
(10th December 2009, The Guardian (UK))


Penan Natives Sue Malaysian State Over Land Rights, Logging
(10th December 2009, ENS)


Ministers head to climate change talks
(10th December 2009, The Independent (UK))


Paying to keep the rainforests standing
(10th December 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Brazil allocates first funds under plan to save the Amazon
(9th December 2009, Mongabay)


Cattle company bulldozing UNESCO site, threatening uncontacted natives
(9th December 2009, Mongabay)


Destruction of old-growth forests looms over climate talks
(9th December 2009, Mongabay)


Developed countries plan to hide emissions from logging
(9th December 2009, Mongabay)


REDD+ could turn deforesters into forest protectors
(9th December 2009, Mongabay)


Changing drivers of deforestation provides new opportunities for conservation
(9th December 2009, Mongabay)


Brazilian tribe owns carbon rights to Amazon rainforest land
(9th December 2009, Mongabay)


Amazon Native Leaders Assert Forest Stewardship for Climate Rescue
(8th December 2009, ENS)


REDD in Madagascar
(8th December 2009, Mongabay)


Rainforests turned into smoldering ruins
(6th December 2009, CNN)


Eco-label for rainforest products could boost sustainability
(6th December 2009, Mongabay)


Forests recover faster from slash-and-burn when near intact forest reserves
(6th December 2009, Mongabay)


How tree communities respond to distance to edges and canopy openness
(6th December 2009, Mongabay)


Copenhagen climate summit: Ending deforestation key to stopping global warming
(6th December 2009, The Telegraph (UK))


Brazil could halt Amazon deforestation within a decade
(4th December 2009, Mongabay)


Indonesia: Kalimantan’s Lowland Peat Forests Explained
(4th December 2009, Mongabay)


The man who rents out Christmas trees
(4th December 2009, The Telegraph (UK))


Forest-CO2 scheme needs cash to save species: study
(3rd December 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Paper provider for fashion gurus drops APP due to deforestation across Indonesia
(3rd December 2009, Mongabay)


Brazil to push for 10% limit on REDD carbon offsets
(2nd December 2009, Mongabay)


Stopping deforestation with a Tobin tax
(2nd December 2009, The Guardian (UK))


EU agrees climate pledge that may boost Copenhagen
(1`th December 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Forest carbon scheme hopes for green light in Copenhagen
(1st December 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Ethnographic maps built using cutting-edge technology may help Amazon tribes win forest carbon payments
(30th November 2009, Mongabay)


Penan Proclaim Peace Park on Native Land Set for Logging
(29th November 2009, ENS)


Brazil nun case witness is shot and wounded
(29th November 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


No-shows among South American leaders at Amazon summit
(27th November 2009, Mongabay)


Gordon Brown proposes £10 billion fund to fight climate change
(27th November 2009, The Independent (UK))


Rich should help Amazon forests, summit says
(27th November 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Forest area bigger than Canada can be restored
(26th November 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Combat climate change – by planting a tree in your own backyard
(26th November 2009, The Guardian (UK))


Reforestation effort would lower Britain's greenhouse gas emissions by 10 percent
(25th November 2009, Mongabay)


Plan to boost UK woodland to tackle climate change
(25th November 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Emissions from transport and destruction of the rainforests must be cut now, say Sweden
(24th November 2009, EU)


REDD may not be enough to save Sumatra's endangered lowland rainforests
(24th November 2009, Mongabay)


Letters sent to World Leaders
(23rd November 2009, SOE)


Shame companies into using sustainable palm oil, says minister
(23rd November 2009, The Independent (UK))


Brazil should hear Amazon Indians on dam: Sting
(22nd November 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Google – the new eye in the sky for protecting forests?
(22nd November 2009, Mongabay)


U.S. pledges $275M to rainforest conservation
(20th November 2009, Mongabay)


Deforestation emissions should be shared between producer and consumer, argues study
(20th November 2009, Mongabay)


Indonesian government suspends license of logging company in controversial forest area
(19th November 2009, Mongabay)


Norway and Guyana sign rainforest deal
(19th November 2009, The Independent (UK))


Prince Charles campaign to save the rainforests backed by the US Senate
(19th November 2009, The Telegraph (UK))


Lemurs under threat from Madagascar's 'timber mafia'
(18th November 2009, The Telegraph (UK))


Norway to Help Protect Guyana's Forests
(17th November 2009, ENN)


In Amazon, a frustrated search for cancer cures
(17th November 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Coastal habitats may sequester 50 times more carbon than tropical forests by area
(17th November 2009, Mongabay)


Ecological benefits of REDD boosted by inclusion of private landowners, potentially harmed by plantations
(17th November 2009, Mongabay)


Video: Ghost forest haunts Trafalgar Square
(17th November 2009, The Telegraph (UK))


Ice retreat creates new CO2 store
(17th November 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


U.N. forest plan could threaten species-scientists
(16th November 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


'Responsible' palm oil producers pledge not to develop endangered Sumatra rainforest
(13th November 2009, Mongabay)


Brazil deforestation drops to lowest level since 1980s
(13th November 2009, The Telegraph (UK))


Big profit from nature protection
(13th November 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Amazon deforestation 'record low'
(13th November 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


a governors endorse U.N. forest carbon scheme
(12th November 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


New report: boreal forests contain more carbon than tropical forest per hectare
(12th November 2009, Mongabay)


Will Brazil's blackout drive a new push for more rainforest dams?
(12th November 2009, Mongabay)


Climate change study shows Earth is still absorbing carbon dioxide
(11th November 2009, The Telegraph (UK))


Norway to give Guyana up to $250M for rainforest conservation
(10th November 2009, Mongabay)


Palm oil developers push into Indonesia's last frontier: Papua
(10th November 2009, Mongabay)


40% of lowland forests in Sumatra and Indonesian Borneo cleared in 15 years
(10th November 2009, Mongabay)


Developer uses cover of national holiday to clear rainforest near Colon, Panama
(6th November 2009, ENS)


Important safeguards to protect rainforests lacking in REDD negotiating text
(6th November 2009, Mongabay)


Emissions from deforestation overestimated; 12% rather than 17%
(4th November 2009, Mongabay)


EU is 2nd largest source of peat emissions after Indonesia, finds global peat survey
(4th November 2009, Mongabay)


Impasse over palm oil emissions at RSPO meeting
(4th November 2009, Mongabay)


Forests in the desert: the answer to climate change?
(4th November 2009, The Guardian (UK))


GPS used to preserve ants' nests
(4th November 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


CO2 from forest destruction overestimated – study
(3rd November 2009, The Guardian (UK))


Gucci drops APP in pledge to save rainforests
(3rd November 2009, Mongabay)


Palm oil lobby group launches public relations push to counter environmental complaints
(3rd November 2009, Mongabay)


Disney Spends $7 Million to Conserve Forests in Peru, Congo, USA
(2nd November 2009, ENS)


Without reinstatement of key provision, REDD could subsidize large-scale forest destruction
(2nd November 2009, Mongabay)


Climate change will burn Yosemite
(2nd November 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Nazcas' destruction of forests caused downfall
(1st November 2009, The Telegraph (UK))


Canada sets aside its boreal forest as giant carbon vault
(29th October 2009, The Guardian (UK))


U.N. needs more muscle in environment fight: study
(29th October 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Carbon accounting must not neglect emissions from bioenergy production and use
(29th October 2009, Mongabay)


Brazil to support REDD in Copenhagen
(28th October 2009, Mongabay)


Illegal logging trade from Myanmar to China slows, but doesn't stop
(28th October 2009, Mongabay)


Brazil eyes deeper CO2 cuts, backs U.N. forest plan
(27th October 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Ecuador wants funds to stop rainforest oil output
(27th October 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Will Ecuador's plan to raise money for not drilling oil in the Amazon succeed?
(27th October 2009, Mongabay)


'Money is not a problem,' palm oil CEO tells conservationists during speech defending the industry
(26th October 2009, Mongabay)


New reserve created in Cambodia with REDD in mind
(26th October 2009, Mongabay)


International palm oil strategy falters as producers question emission cuts
(26th October 2009, The Guardian (UK))


Historic chance to halt the scourge of deforestation
(26th October 2009, The Independent (UK))


Rainforest treaty 'fatally flawed'
(26th October 2009, The Independent (UK))


Ravaged by drought, Madagascar feels the full effect of climate change
(23rd October 2009, The Guardian (UK))


Lily Cole launches campaign to save a billion trees in Amazon
(22nd October 2009, The Telegraph (UK))


Logged forests support biodiversity after 15 years of rehabilitation, but not if turned into plantations
(21st October 2009, Mongabay)


Space agencies, Google seek ways to save forests
(20th October 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


US Pressured to Help Fight Tropical Deforestation
(20th October 2009, ENN)


Climate Crisis Thrusts Forest Conservation into World Spotlight
(19th October 2009, ENS)


UK looks to break climate logjam
(18th October 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Bremner adds his voice(s) to Prince Charles' rainforest SOS
(15th October 2009, The Independent (UK))


Oceans seen as new front to fight climate change
(14th October 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Forests versus oil palm plantations in Sumatra
(14th October 2009, Mongabay)


Wildlife expert calls protecting gorillas critical to containing climate change
(13th October 2009, The Guardian (UK))


Indian minister urges pared down climate deal
(10th October 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


New images of 'ghost forest' art
(10th October 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


British delegate's pro-logging stance prompts EU apology
(9th October 2009, The Guardian (UK))


Staples and Home Depot join effort to save U.S. forests
(8th October 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


E.U. pushes for logging in forest conservation program
(8th October 2009, Mongabay)


Curtailing tropical deforestation vital to U.S. interests
(8th October 2009, Mongabay)


Prince Charles' Rainforest Project launches celebrity-studded frog video campaign
(8th October 2009, Mongabay)


Saving forests five times better than carbon capture for climate action
(7th October 2009, ENN)


Brazilian beef giants agree to moratorium on Amazon deforestation
(7th October 2009, Mongabay)


Government decree sanctions trafficking of rainforest timber in Madagascar
(7th October 2009, Mongabay)


Private U.S. landowners may qualify for carbon payments under proposed legislation
(7th October 2009, Mongabay)


Uganda Trees First in Africa to Count as CO2 Emissions Reductions
(6th October 2009, ENS)


Redd in Africa: 'how we can earn money from air by harvesting carbon'
(5th October 2009, The Guardian (UK))


UN's forest protection scheme at risk from organised crime, experts warn
(5th October 2009, The Guardian (UK))


Palm oil industry pledges wildlife corridors to save orangutans
(3rd October 2009, Mongabay)


U.S. Forest Service Plans for California National Forests Ruled Illegal
(2nd October 2009, ENS)


'Great' Scottish forest to be resurrected
(2nd October 2009, The Telegraph (UK))


States push into global climate talks over forests
(2nd October 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Japanese maples under threat from climate change
(2nd October 2009, The Telegraph (UK))


Rainforests: Prince Charles and Sting send an SOS to the world
(30th September 2009, The Independent (UK))


Prince of Wales launches campaign to save rainforest
(30th September 2009, The Telegraph (UK))


Kenya's heart stops pumping
(29th September 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Prince's Rainforest exhibition opens at Kew
(28th September 2009, The Independent (UK))


Four degrees of warming 'likely'
(28th September 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Palm oil developers in Papua New Guinea accused of deception in dealing with communities
(25th September 2009, Mongabay)


Palm oil both a leading threat to orangutans and a key source of jobs in Sumatra
(24th September 2009, Mongabay)


Roads are enablers of rainforest destruction
(24th September 2009, Mongabay)


Loss of soil threatens food production, UK government warns
(24th September 2009, The Guardian (UK))


Guyana could certainly use forest protection cash - but not under false pretences
(24th September 2009, The Guardian (UK))


Q&A: Redd (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation)
(24th September 2009, The Guardian (UK))


Group of distinguished ecologists ask Obama to help save rainforests
(23rd September 2009, Mongabay)


Global campaign has planted 7 billion trees
(23rd September 2009, Mongabay)


Prince Charles making progress in effort to save rainforests, says leading British environmentalist
(22nd September 2009, Mongabay)


Indonesia: emissions to rise 50% by 2030, 3rd largest GHG emitter
(22nd September 2009, Mongabay)


Starbucks, Dell to aid online effort to save rainforest
(21st September 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Guyana is a model of forest protection that could solve the climate crisis
(21st September 2009, The Guardian (UK))


Carbon Financing and Community Forestry
(20th September 2009, Mongabay)


Fashion labels drop APP after party highlights the plight of Indonesian forests
(20th September 2009, Mongabay)


Brazil eyes Amazon sugar cane ban
(18th September 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


'Greening' logging concessions could help save great apes
(17th September 2009, Mongabay)


Innovative reforestation project threatened by 'regime change' in Madagascar, an interview with Rainer Dolch
(17th September 2009, Mongabay)


Independent review finds logging company has abused rights of indigenous Penan in Borneo
(15th September 2009, Mongabay)


Emissions from cerrado destruction in Brazil equal to emissions from Amazon deforestation
(15th September 2009, Mongabay)


Social causes of deforestation in the Amazon rainforest
(14th September 2009, Mongabay)


500 scientists call on Quebec to keep its promise to conserve half of its boreal forest
(13th September 2009, Mongabay)


Oil company impacts indigenous tribes, wildlife in Ecuadorian Amazon
(13th September 2009, Mongabay)


RSPB accused of damaging British environment in bid to save birds
(13th September 2009, The Guardian (UK))


Brazil to step up efforts to save the cerrado grassland
(11th September 2009, Mongabay)


Brazil says U.S. climate goal unacceptable
(10th September 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Kenya launches $400 million appeal to save Mau Forest
(9th September 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Concerns over deforestation may drive new approach to cattle ranching in the Amazon
(9th September 2009, Mongabay)


World Bank's IFC suspends lending to palm oil companies
(9th September 2009, Mongabay)


Britain bans palm oil ad campaign
(9th September 2009, Mongabay)


Farmers face Amazon challenges
(9th September 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Activists target Brazil's largest driver of deforestation: cattle ranching
(8th September 2009, Mongabay)


UN conference to hear about News of the World tree-planting push
(8th September 2009, The Guardian (UK))


20% of land deforested in the Brazilian Amazon is regrowing forest
(6th September 2009, Mongabay)


Power, profit, and pollution: dams and the uncertain future of Sarawak
(3rd September 2009, Mongabay)


Amazon tribes have long fought bloody battles against big oil in Ecuador
(3rd September 2009, Mongabay)


Germany to pay Ecuador $650 million to forgo oil drilling, protect rainforest reserve
(3rd September 2009, Mongabay)


Save forests, wetlands to fight climate change: study
(2nd September 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Amazon deforestation to fall 30% in 2009
(2nd September 2009, Mongabay)


Vietnam outsources deforestation to neighboring countries
(2nd September 2009, Mongabay)


Why coral reefs face a catastrophic future
(2nd September 2009, The Guardian (UK))


Climate targets 'will kill coral'
(2nd September 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Crews hopeful over LA wildfire
(1st September 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Nobel Laureate: Plant Trees on Farms to Fight Climate Change
(31st August 2009, ENS)


Roads are ruining the rainforests
(30th August 2009, New Scientist)


New Amazonian reserve saves over a million acres in Peru
(30th August 2009, Mongabay)


California fire 'out of control'
(30th August 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Indonesia agency seeks sweeping CO2 emissions cuts
(28th August 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Retailers Costco and Amazon.com flunk sustainable paper use, WalMart and Target fare little better
(27th August 2009, Mongabay)


'Artificial trees' to cut carbon
(27th August 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Study Says Trees on Farms Could Help Stop Deforestation
(25th August 2009, VOA News)


World's Last Great Forest Under Threat: New Study
(25th August 2009, ENN)


Ravaging of Athens 'lungs' revealed by fires
(25th August 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Tree cover far bigger than expected on farms: study
(24th August 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Wind lull aids Greek firefighters
(24th August 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


New Zealand dairy industry contributing to rainforest destruction, says Greenpeace
(22nd August 2009, Mongabay)


Wildfires break out across Greece
(22nd August 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Destruction worsens in Madagascar
(20th August 2009, Mongabay)


Weak forest definition may undermine REDD efforts
(19th August 2009, Mongabay)


Guyana uses aggressive deforestation baseline in its plan to seek carbon payments
(17th August 2009, Mongabay)


Oil giants destroy rainforests to make palm oil diesel for motorists
(17th August 2009, The Times (UK))


Forest fires set by Borneo dam developer contributes to haze in Malaysia, Singapore
(17th August 2009, Mongabay)


Season of dread returns as Haiti awaits devastating hurricane season
(17th August 2009, The Guardian (UK))


Borneo ablaze: forest fires threaten world’s largest remaining population of orangutans
(16th August 2009, Mongabay)


Brazil meat company to refuse cattle from Amazon
(14th August 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Largely unexplored rainforest slated to be leveled for gold mining in Colombia
(13th August 2009, Mongabay)


Obama administration defends 2001 roadless rule
(13th August 2009, LA Times Link to News Story)


Boreal forests in wealthy countries being rapidly destroyed
(12th August 2009, Mongabay)


Kenya to plant 7.6 billion trees to check deforestation
(12th August 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Bangladesh to get $19 million for reforestation project
(12th August 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Greenpeace Wipes It's Soft, Virgin Butt with Canada's Ancient Boreal Forests
(6th August 2009, Forests.org)


Brazil Amazon defender weighing presidential bid
(5th August 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


World Bank to buy carbon credit from Congo project
(5th August 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Kimberly-Clark joins Greenpeace to protect forests
(5th August 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Amazon deforestation speeds up: Brazil space agency
(5th August 2009, ENN)


India says forests soak 10 percent emissions annually
(4th August 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Families face eviction as Kenya tries to save forest
(4th August 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Forests fall to beetle outbreak
(4th August 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Canada on alert as BC fires burn
(4th August 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Weather aids Canary blaze effort
(3rd August 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Miliband delivers message to forest tribes deep in the Amazon
(3rd August 2009, The Guardian (UK))


Deforestation is 'key climate issue'
(3rd August 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Battle for Europe's last ancient forest
(2nd August 2009, The Independent (UK))


Fires rage across Canary island
(2nd August 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


India to assess climate gain; pump millions in forests
(31st July 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Climate change clouds fate of ancient Polish woods
(29th July 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Climate Change Increases Runoff In Eastern U.S. Forests
(27th July 2009, ENS)


USDA says climate bill an income boost for farmers
(22nd July 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


India says no to emission reduction
(21st July 2009, The Guardian (UK))


Jobs Trump Conservation: Timber Sale in Roadless Tongass Approved
(16th July 2009, ENS)


Sustainable palm oil gets boost in China
(14th July 2009, ENN)


Hubble-Bubble Tobacco Pipes Mean Forest Trouble
(13th July 2009, ENS)


British company barcodes trees to protect forests
(10th July 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Project to 'grow carbon sinks'
(9th July 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Left Standing, Pacific Northwest Forests Could Cool the Climate
(9th July 2009, ENS)


Bush Exaggerated Fire Risk in Owl Habitat to Favor Logging
(7th July 2009, ENS)


Emerging El Nino set to drive up carbon emissions
(7th July 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


New monkey discovered in Brazilian Amazon
(7th July 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Brazil's huge wetland under threat
(3rd July 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


US to reduce Indonesian debt by $30 million in exchange for forest protection
(30th June 2009, Minneapolis Star Tribune)


Rainforests More Fragile Than Estimated
(29th June 2009, ENN)


Brazil grants land rights to Amazon squatters
(26th June 2009, The Guardian (UK))


Wood harvest puts pandas at risk
(26th June 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Amazon bill controversy in Brazil
(23rd June 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Panama's Ngobe Indians Win Temporary Halt to Dam Construction
(22nd June 2009, ENS)


Amazonian Indians End Protest After Peru's Congress Repeals Decrees
(19th June 2009, ENS)


Borneo project aims to yield lessons on saving forests
(19th June 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Indonesia court finds Koba Tin's head not guilty
(19th June 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


The plant that pretends to be ill
(19th June 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Australia's forests key to fighting global warming
(16th June 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Indonesia forest fires fan regional haze concern
(15th June 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Wildfire rages near Athens, threatens homes
(15th June 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Ghost forest in Trafalgar Square
(15th June 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Humans Intrude on an Indonesian Park
(13th June 2009, New York Times)


When Davi Kopenawa Yanomami leaves home, you know the world is in trouble
(13th June 2009, The Guardian (UK))


Indonesia forest fires flare, Malaysia hit by haze
(12th June 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


U.S. climate bill needs improvements: USDA's Vilsack
(11th June 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Amazon deforestation leads to development 'boom-and-bust'
(11th June 2009, The Guardian (UK))


'Boom and bust' of deforestation
(11th June 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Australia wind farm gets go-ahead
(9th June 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


The Amazon is dying
(8th June 2009, The Guardian (UK))


Rainforest Resources Conflict in Northern Peru Turns Bloody
(6th June 2009, ENS)


Rainforest is worth more standing
(5th June 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Sacred plants of the Maya forest
(5th June 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Modest carbon price could save Borneo forests: study
(4th June 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Forest carbon market already shows cracks
(4th June 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Brazil must save forests in ethanol push: Clinton
(2nd June 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Cattle a tough target in Amazon protection fight
(1st June 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Greenpeace accuses high-profile brands of profiting from deforestation
(1st June 2009, Brand Republic)


Brazilian beef industry blamed for Amazon deforestation
(1st June 2009, ENN)


Global warming causes 300,000 deaths a year, says Kofi Annan thinktank
(29th May 2009, The Guardian (UK))


Agriculture Secretary Takes Charge of National Forest Roadless Areas
(28th May 2009, ENS)


'Over 200 killed' by Cyclone Aila
(27th May 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Prince Charles: delay on rainforests will have catastrophic consequences
(27th May 2009, The Guardian (UK))


Deforestation 'faster in Africa'
(26th May 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Yosemite's giant trees disappear
(22nd May 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Amazon land giveaway outrages conservationists
(21st May 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Sierra Leone and Liberia Create Vast Transboundary Peace Park
(18th May 2009, ENS)


Malaysia's Hollow Democracy: Government Censors Internet Criticism of Global Rainforest for Oil Palm Land Grab
(16th May 2009, Forests.org)


Liberia barcodes trees to log profits
(14th May 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Key coral reefs 'could disappear'
(13th May 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Indonesia forest CO2 rules need finance clarity: experts
(8th May 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Wild fruit trees face extinction
(7th May 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


The Prince and the frog: Charles launches star-studded video to help rainforest conservation
(6th May 2009, The Guardian (UK))


Tree-Killing Hurricanes Could Contribute To Global Warming
(5th May 2009, Terra Daily)


Rainforest film brings out stars
(5th May 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Al Gore calls on world to burn less wood and fuel to curb 'black carbon'
(28th April 2009, The Guardian (UK))


In search of forestry’s El Dorado
(28th April 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Major Victory for Ivory Coast's Rainforests as Oil Palm Successfully Resisted
(25th April 2009, Forests.org)


DR Congo Finalizes Designation of World's Largest Wetland
(24th April 2009, ENS)


EU lawmakers call for tough watch on illegal timber
(22nd April 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


China's forests have role in soaking up CO2: study
(22nd April 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Tree planting in the driest place on Earth
(20th April 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


'Green Nobel' for forest champion
(19th April 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Key role of forests 'may be lost'
(18th April 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Forests could become source of warming: report
(17th April 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Marriott Guests Invited to Save Rainforest, Climate for $1/Day
(16th April 2009, ENS)


Global crisis sparks gold rush in Brazil's Amazon
(16th April 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


New Zealand expected to exceed Kyoto target
(15th April 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


New rare orangutan find in Borneo
(12th April 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Potential To Amass More Carbon In Eastern North American Forests
(11th April 2009, Science Daily)


Prize for 'Sun in the box' cooker
(9th April 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Brazil cracks down on illegal loggers in Amazon
(8th April 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


UN's State Of The World's Forests Reveals Deforestation Is Speeding Up
(7th April 2009, ENN)


Rainforests may pump winds worldwide
(3rd April 2009, ENN)


Prince of Wales Proposes Rainforest Bonds to Halt Deforestation
(1st April 2009, ENS)


Brazilian forest conservationist Silva wins Norway prize
(1st April 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Prince Charles calls for emergency rainforest funding
(1st April 2009, The Guardian (UK))


Climate change 'fans Nepal fires'
(1st April 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Forests could undermine carbon market: Greenpeace
(30th March 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva: Green aims in the Amazon
(28th March 2009, The Guardian (UK))


New Species Identified in Peru's High Andean Forests
(27th March 2009, ENS)


'Crunch year' for world's forests
(25th March 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Wildlife flee Kenyan forest fires
(23rd March 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


37,000 sq km of Amazon rainforest destroyed or damaged in 2008
(19th March 2009, Mongabay)


UN: Financial Crisis Puts Pressure on World's Forests
(17th March 2009, ENS)


Greenland thaw among feared climate shifts by 2200
(17th March 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Crisis hits wood industry, forests still vulnerable
(16th March 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Forests 'facing a testing time'
(16th March 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Ten ways to save the World
(15th March 2009, The Independent (UK))


Uganda's response to climate change 'inadequate'
(12th March 2009, The Guardian (UK))


Fate of the rainforest is 'irreversible'
(12th March 2009, The Independent (UK))


Climate change transforming rainforests into major carbon emitters, warn scientists
(11th March 2009, The Guardian (UK))


Amazon could shrink by 85% due to climate change, scientists say
(11th March 2009, The Guardian (UK))


China's approach to large-scale tree-planting cannot get us out of the climate crunch
(11th March 2009, The Guardian (UK))


The challenge facing the world's biggest polluters
(11th March 2009, The Independent (UK))


Revenge of the rainforest
(6th March 2009, The Independent (UK))


Amazon's 2005 drought created huge CO2 emissions
(5th March 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Indonesia applies for World Bank forest CO2 scheme
(4th March 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Indonesian district launches unique reforestation plan
(4th March 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Supreme Court Excludes Public Comment, Appeal of Small Timber Sales
(3rd March 2009, ENS)


Papua New Guinea creates first conservation area
(3rd March 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Australia fires release huge amount of CO2
(26th February 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Tiger attacks trigger expert plea
(25th February 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Saving Chile's southern wilderness
(25th February 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Humans turning Indonesian rainforest into a tinderbox
(24th February 2009, New Scientist)


Papua New Guinea Rainforests Deeply Threatened
(22nd February 2009, Forests.org)


Forests absorb 20 percent of fossil fuel emissions: study
(18th February 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Fifth of world carbon emissions soaked up by extra forest growth, scientists find
(18th February 2009, The Guardian (UK))


Indonesia reopens peatland forests to palm oil plantations
(18th February 2009, The Guardian (UK))


Indonesia to end freeze on peatlands for plantations
(16th February 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


The tropics on fire: scientist's grim vision of global warming
(16th February 2009, The Guardian (UK))


Amazon dieback 'overstated'
(16th February 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Biofuels may speed up, not slow global warming: study
(15th February 2009, Associated Press)


Poor Brazilians rejoice as loggers return to pillage the rainforest
(15th February 2009, The Guardian (UK))


Putin Petitioned to Kill Plans for Siberian Hydropower Station
(13th February 2009, ENS)


U.S. urged to save forests to curb climate change
(10th February 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Amazon forest may get drier, but survive warming
(9th February 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Climate history 'helps conserve'
(6th February 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Strong arm' tactics to get India to agree to strict emissions cuts criticised
(5th February 2009, The Guardian (UK))


Rainforest razed so cattle can graze
(31st January 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Human Banner Formed to Defend Amazon Rainforest
(29th January 2009, ENS)


Reality check for deforestation debate
(27th January 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


Global warming: Rate of tree deaths in western US rising due to climate change, study warns
(22nd January 2009, The Guardian (UK))


Indonesia delays forest-carbon rules
(19th January 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Congo set to halt most logging
(19th January 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


DR Congo cancels timber contracts
(19th January 2009, BBC Link to News Story)


State of the World 2009: Time to Cool the Planet Running Out
(14th January 2009, ENS)


Tropical rainforests are regrowing. Now what?
(12th January 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


New reptiles found in Tanzania's shrinking forests
(5th January 2009, Reuters Link to News Story)


Move to Increase Logging on Oregon Land
(2nd January 2009, ENN)



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