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Indonesia chooses climate pact pilot province
(30th December 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Borneo province selected for Indonesia's first pilot under REDD program
(30th December 2010, Mongabay)


Indonesian climate official: palm oil lobbyist is misleading the public
(29th December 2010, Mongabay)


Satellite data reveals fires in region plagued by illegal logging in Madagascar
(27th December 2010, Mongabay)


Agricultural lending jumps in Brazil, will Amazon deforestation follow?
(27th December 2010, Mongabay)


Brazil to step up crackdown on 'biopiracy' in 2011
(22nd December 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Rainforest people sue logging company, Sarawak govt over planned deforestation
(22nd December 2010, Mongabay)


Map: 15 million sq km of land suitable for forest restoration
(22nd December 2010, Mongabay)


UN gives final approval to biodiversity science panel
(21st December 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Biodiversity and slash-and-burn agriculture in Papua New Guinea
(19th December 2010, Mongabay)


Swiss Wood firm to invest 900 million euros in Tunisia
(18th December 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Lack of schools, trade drive exodus from remote parts of the Amazon
(17th December 2010, Mongabay)


Indian mines company accused of unlawful deforestation
(17th December 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Australia cracks down on illegal timber
(16th December 2010, Mongabay)


New data shows REDD+ is succeeding
(15th December 2010, Mongabay)


Emissions from deforestation slow
(15th December 2010, Mongabay)


Unique orangutan reintroduction project under imminent threat
(14th December 2010, Physorg.com)


Finland forest protected: 80,000 hectares of green cover rescued from industrial logging
(14th December 2010, Mongabay)


Russia rules disputed road go ahead, despite protests
(14th December 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Sarawak to cut down 1 million ha of rainforest for palm oil
(13th December 2010, Mongabay)


Cancún agreement rescues UN's credibility but falls short of saving planet
(12th December 2010, The Guardian (UK))


Climate talks end with modest steps, no Kyoto deal
(12th December 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Deal is reached at Cancún summit
(11th December 2010, The Guardian (UK))


Finland to fund sustainable energy from forests in Indonesia
(10th December 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


World leaders: take action now to save forests
(10th December 2010, Mongabay)


Logging, palm oil giant hires U.S. ambassador as lobbyist
(9th December 2010, Mongabay)


Guyana: where's the money pledged for saving rainforests?
(9th December 2010, Mongabay)


George Soros: save Indonesia's peatlands, rainforests
(9th December 2010, Mongabay)


Cancún forests deal is 'wrapped up and ready to move' – or is it?
(9th December 2010, The Guardian (UK))


Big business backs deforestation deal
(8th December 2010, The Guardian (UK))


Cancun climate conference: Fears over global deal on forests
(7th December 2010, The Telegraph (UK))


Community forests show the way forward at Cancun climate talks
(7th December 2010, The Telegraph (UK))


Brazil farmers eye forestry to stem climate change
(6th December 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


U.N. talks to delay CO2 market deal for forests: EU
(6th December 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Climate change threat to tropical forests 'greater than suspected'
(6th December 2010, The Guardian (UK))


Forest projects inch forward despite climate talks logjam
(5th December 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Amazon tribe establishes first indigenous forest carbon fund
(4th December 2010, Mongabay)


Reuters Special Report: Making forests pay in a warming world
(3rd December 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Mexican foresters invoke less destructive logging
(3rd December 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Brazil to help African, Asian countries in satellite-based forest monitoring
(3rd December 2010, Mongabay)


Google lends its massive computing cloud in fight against deforestation
(3rd December 2010, Mongabay)


2,700 sq km of Brazil's most endangered rainforest destroyed in 8 years
(3rd December 2010, Mongabay)


Israel struggles with huge fire raging for second day
(3rd December 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Brazil's largest national bank signs zero deforestation pact for Amazon soy
(2nd December 2010, Mongabay)


Google: satellite platform to aid forest efforts
(2nd December 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Rainforest protection should focus on boosting resilience to climate change
(2nd December 2010, Mongabay)


Government launches £4.2m urban tree-planting plan
(2nd December 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Rwanda government: one third forest cover coming seven years ahead of schedule
(1st December 2010, Mongabay)


Brazil Protects Climate With Record Low Amazon Deforestation
(1st December 2010, ENS)


Brazil: Amazon deforestation lowest rate on record
(1st December 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Logging concession could extinguish endangered Sumatran elephant population
(1st December 2010, Mongabay)


Study: REDD could save species from extinction, if well-funded
(1st December 2010, Mongabay)


Amazon deforestation on decrease says Brazil government
(1st December 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Consumer goods industry announces goal of zero deforestation in Cancun
(30th November 2010, Mongabay)


Pulp plantations destroying Sumatra's rainforests
(30th November 2010, Mongabay)


Global warming destroyed rainforests 300 million years ago
(30th November 2010, The Telegraph (UK))


Don't ignore biodiversity when conserving carbon stocks
(29th November 2010, Mongabay)


Plantations on peatlands are huge source of carbon emissions
(29th November 2010, Mongabay)


Mexico eyes climate funds for locally run forests
(25th November 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Leading model undervalues true cost of reducing deforestation, says report
(25th November 2010, Mongabay)


Indonesia's forest protection plan at risk, says report
(25th November 2010, Mongabay)


Good stewards of forests at home outsource deforestation abroad
(24th November 2010, Mongabay)


Can Brazil continue to slow deforestation in the Amazon?
(23rd November 2010, CNN)


Indonesian logging company makes 'deceptive' claims on carbon conservation project
(23rd November 2010, Mongabay)


Indonesia eyeing $1bn climate aid to cut down forests, says Greenpeace
(23rd November 2010, The Guardian (UK))


Liberia and Sierra Leone move to designate Gola Rainforest as National Park
(22nd November 2010, Bird Life International)


Russia Bans Korean Pine Logging Ahead of Tiger Summit
(19th November 2010, ENS)


Bad books: US paper products are breaking the law and devastating rainforests
(18th November 2010, Mongabay)


U.N. climate talks must solve forest carbon riddle
(18th November 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Scientists call upon Indonesia to recognize value of secondary forests
(18th November 2010, Mongabay)


Reforestation effort launched in Borneo with nearly-extinct rhinos in mind
(18th November 2010, Mongabay)


New Georgia-Pacific Policy Protects South's Natural Hardwood Forests
(16th November 2010, ENS)


Extensive logging, lemur hunting in Madagascar national park despite moratorium
(16th November 2010, Mongabay)


Ecotourism brings home the bacon in the Peruvian Amazon
(15th November 2010, Mongabay)


RSPO to recognize secondary forests as conservation priority
(12th November 2010, Mongabay)


Formal petition filed against Belo Monte dam
(11th November 2010, Mongabay)


Amazon biodiversity older than believed
(11th November 2010, Mongabay)


Rainforests thrived in warmer conditions in the past, yet study requires "caution"
(11th November 2010, Mongabay)


Local efforts block attempt to ship illegal rosewood from Madagascar
(11th November 2010, Mongabay)


World's forests can adapt to climate change, study says
(11th November 2010, The Guardian (UK))


Brazil opens fund to cut agriculture deforestation
(10th November 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


U.S. companies should help drive push toward sustainable palm oil
(9th November 2010, Mongabay)


War-torn Vietnam Attempts to Replant its Forests
(8th November 2010, ENN)


Belize lost 10,000 ha of forest per year since 1980
(8th November 2010, Mongabay)


Deforestation jumps, but Guyana nonetheless qualifies for REDD payment
(7th November 2010, Mongabay)


Mato Grosso moves to strip protection of the Amazon rainforest
(7th November 2010, Mongabay)


Deforestation falls, but rainforest damage surges in Brazil in Sept
(6th November 2010, Mongabay)


Madagascar's president linked to illegal logging
(5th November 2010, Mongabay)


Dutch to use only certified palm oil by 2015
(5th November 2010, Mongabay)


Asia Pulp & Paper's emissions from paper production 500 times higher than claimed
(4th November 2010, Mongabay)


Uganda: One Million Trees for Mt Elgon Region
(3rd November 2010, All Africa)


Obama to target forest and climate aid on Indonesia trip
(3rd November 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Illegal logging rampant in Vietnam
(1st November 2010, Mongabay)


UK government plan to sell off half its forests faces stiff criticism
(1st November 2010, Mongabay)


Former Indonesian REDD+ negotiator arrested on corruption charge
(30th October 2010, Mongabay)


Embattled palm oil company seeks redemption from certification body
(30th October 2010, Mongabay)


Nations agree historic deal to save nature
(29th October 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Defra to consult over selling Forestry land in England
(29th October 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Biodiversity talks end with call for 'urgent' action
(29th October 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Scientists blast greenwashing by front groups
(28th October 2010, Mongabay)


World Bank to lead economic push on nature protection
(28th October 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Amazon Conservation Cost Pegged at $150 Million a Year
(27th October 2010, ENS)


U.N. talks to save nature zero in on historic deal
(27th October 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


New monkey found in Myanmar near China dam project
(27th October 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Norway calls for other nations to step up in fight against deforestation in Indonesia
(27th October 2010, Mongabay)


Massive corruption undermines forest protection plan
(27th October 2010, The Guardian (UK))


Forestry takes center-stage at U.N. talks on nature
(26th October 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Brazil's Amazon region suffers severe drought
(26th October 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


The $1M bed: why Madagascar's rainforests are being destroyed
(26th October 2010, Mongabay)


Deforestation takes center-stage at U.N. talks
(26th October 2010, ENN)


New species discovered in the Amazon every three days
(26th October 2010, The Telegraph (UK))


Million-dollar beds fuel Madagascar timber crisis
(26th October 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Norway says more aid needed to save Indonesian forest
(25th October 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Greenpeace critical of Papua New Guinea graft, 'carbon cowboys'
(25th October 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Brazil's national development bank found guilty of driving Amazon deforestation
(25th October 2010, Mongabay)


Forest logging zones in Malaysia to be converted for oil palm
(25th October 2010, Mongabay)


Vince Cable: New Forest must be protected
(25th October 2010, The Telegraph (UK))


Nature's gift: The economic benefits of preserving the natural world
(25th October 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Oil palm plantation fires driving air pollution in Singapore
(24th October 2010, Mongabay)


Ministers plan huge sell off of Britain's forests
(23rd October 2010, The Telegraph (UK))


Severe drought afflicts Brazilian Amazon
(23rd October 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Nagoya biodiversity talks stall on cash and targets
(23rd October 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


EU, Democratic Republic of Congo Jointly Fight Illegal Logging
(22nd October 2010, ENS)


U.N. talks on nature inch forward but rifts remain
(22nd October 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Foreign corporations devastating Papua New Guinea rainforests
(21st October 2010, Mongabay)


Worst haze from Indonesia in 4 years hits neighbors hard
(21st October 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Malaysia/Indonesia partnership proposed to counter environmental complaints over palm oil
(19th October 2010, Mongabay)


Walmart takes on Amazon deforestation
(18th October 2010, Mongabay)


Saving nature, economies at stake in Japan U.N. talks
(15th October 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Groundbreaking research shows that rainforests and coral reefs create rainfall
(15th October 2010, Mongabay)


Satellites show fragmented rainforests significantly drier than intact forest
(13th October 2010, Mongabay)


Liberia seeks trial of UK national over carbon deal
(13th October 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Brazil to auction off large blocks of Amazon rainforest for logging
(13th October 2010, Mongabay)


Tropical species decline by 60 per cent
(13th October 2010, The Telegraph (UK))


Rwanda: 44 Million Trees to Be Planted
(12th October 2010, All Africa)


Brazil Amazon forest to be privately managed
(11th October 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Brazil eyes microchips in trees for forest management
(11th October 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Indonesia probes illegal logging role in Papua floods
(11th October 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Brazil to launch new deforestation monitoring system that 'sees' through clouds
(11th October 2010, Mongabay)


Deforestation deal offers rare hope in climate change fight
(8th October 2010, The Times of India)


10/10/10: World's Biggest Climate Work Party Gathers Force
(8th October 2010, ENS)


Rainforest loss slows
(7th October 2010, Mongabay)


Rich nations 'slow to start climate aid flow'
(7th October 2010, The Guardian (UK))


Loss of old growth forest continues
(6th October 2010, Mongabay)


The Nestlé example: how responsible companies could end deforestation
(5th October 2010, Mongabay)


Pulp and paper firm signs carbon deal in Sumatra
(5th October 2010, Mongabay)


1/3 of Peru's forest concessions under investigation
(4th October 2010, Mongabay)


$5,000,000,000,000: The cost each year of vanishing rainforest
(3rd October 2010, The Independent (UK))


Forest levels booming as UK woodland returns to highest level in more than 250 years
(3rd October 2010, The Telegraph (UK))


Norway PM urges quick, cheap fix to save forests
(1st October 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


British Missionary and Eco-Activist Fights Expulsion from Peru
(30th September 2010, ENS)


Free availability of satellite imagery has boosted deforestation monitoring applications, but risk of data gap looms
(29th September 2010, Mongabay)


Asia Pulp & Paper fumbles response to deforestation allegations by Greenpeace
(29th September 2010, Mongabay)


Nepal's forests 'being stripped by Indian timber demand'
(29th September 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Indonesia is the 3rd largest GHG emitter but reducing deforestation offers big opportunity, says government
(27th September 2010, Mongabay)


Ugandan forest being stripped for fuel wood
(27th September 2010, Mongabay)


Financial crisis pummels wildlife and people in the Congo rainforest
(27th September 2010, Mongabay)


Tanzania project first to earn VCS forest credits
(23rd September 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Orangutans can survive in timber plantations, selectively logged forests
(23rd September 2010, Mongabay)


China's great green wall grows in climate fight
(23rd September 2010, The Guardian (UK))


Peru weighs deporting rainforest defender after 20 years in the Amazon
(22nd September 2010, Mongabay)


An undamaged Amazon produces its own clouds and rain
(21st September 2010, Mongabay)


Space-age mapping of the world's forests
(20th September 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Congo among nations advancing on forest carbon
(17th September 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Graft could jeopardize Indonesia's climate deals
(17th September 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Indonesia's forest carbon negotiator named as corruption suspect
(17th September 2010, Mongabay)


Wild Tigers Huddle in Six Percent of Available Habitat
(15th September 2010, ENS)


Indigenous tribes, ranchers team to battle Amazon fires
(14th September 2010, Mongabay)


Environmentalists win decades-long war with logger in Tasmania
(10th September 2010, Mongabay)


EU cuts emissions for sixth year, mulls forestry
(10th September 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Prince Charles calls for massive rainforest protection project in Africa
(10th September 2010, Mongabay)


Tasmanian Timber Giant Retreats from Old Growth Logging
(10th September 2010, ENS)


Colorado residents flee as fire destroys homes
(9th September 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Linking satellite and socio-economic data helps explain deforestation, disease trends
(8th September 2010, Mongabay)


Could forest conservation payments undermine organic agriculture?
(7th September 2010, Mongabay)


Despite pledge to crack down, illegal logging continues in Madagascar's rainforest parks
(6th September 2010, Mongabay)


Peru's rainforest highway triggers surge in deforestation, according to new 3D forest mapping
(6th September 2010, Mongabay)


Is carbon protection the same as biodiversity protection?
(6th September 2010, Mongabay)


Amazon may be headed for another bad drought
(3rd September 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


80% of tropical agricultural expansion between 1980-2000 came at expense of forests
(2nd September 2010, Mongabay)


Burger King drops palm oil supplier linked to Borneo rainforest destruction
(2nd September 2010, Mongabay)


Secret titanium mine threatens Cambodia's most untouched forest
(1st September 2010, Mongabay)


Amazon deforestation falls significantly in 2010, according to preliminary data
(1st September 2010, Mongabay)


Rapid growth of palm oil industry tramples indigenous peoples' rights, says report
(30th August 2010, Mongabay)


Norway urged to dump shares of other forest-destroying companies
(27th August 2010, Mongabay)


Cargill to engage Indonesian supplier after audit confirms forest destruction
(27th August 2010, Mongabay)


Cargill backtracks on sustainability push for palm oil, says activist group
(27th August 2010, Mongabay)


Medvedev suspends motorway project over forest concerns
(26th August 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Indonesia's forest conservation plan may not sufficiently reduce emissions
(25th August 2010, Mongabay)


Gazprom, Shell and Clinton Foundation back rainforest carbon deal in Borneo
(24th August 2010, Mongabay)


Norway divests from Malaysian logging company after rainforest destruction
(24th August 2010, Mongabay)


Bolivia declares emergency over forest fires
(20th August 2010, Mongabay)


Indonesia gets first $30M from Norway under $1B forest deal
(19th August 2010, Mongabay)


Fraud allegations against Indonesian palm oil giant widen, tarnishing auditors and sustainable palm oil initiative
(19th August 2010, Mongabay)


Mexican butterflies threatened by severe storms
(16th August 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Mankind is using up global resources faster than ever
(16th August 2010, The Telegraph (UK))


REDD project design method gets boost from auditors
(13th August 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


U.S. signs debt-for-nature swap with Brazil to protect forests
(13th August 2010, Mongabay)


Logged forests retain considerable biodiversity in Borneo providing conservation opportunity
(12th August 2010, Mongabay)


APP refutes Greenpeace charges on deforestation, though audit remains absent
(12th August 2010, Mongabay)


US-Brazil debt for nature swap to protect forests
(12th August 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Few Chernobyl radiation risks from Russia fires
(12th August 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


World feeling the heat as 17 countries experience record temperatures
(12th August 2010, The Guardian (UK))


Deadly fires rage on in Portugal
(12th August 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Indonesia APP says audit shows deforestation claim untrue
(11th August 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Russia says fires burn Chernobyl-tainted forests
(11th August 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Audit finds palm oil company destroyed peatlands, but not primary forest
(10th August 2010, Mongabay)


Russia's fires cause 'brown cloud,' may hit Arctic
(10th August 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Amazon deforestation remains low in Brazil
(10th August 2010, Mongabay)


Australia firm signs forest CO2 deal with Malaysia tribes
(6th August 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Madagascar's forests plundered for rare rosewood
(5th August 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Chevron urges arbitration in $27 billion Ecuador case
(5th August 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


SMART eyes palm oil expansion in Kalimantan
(5th August 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Timber barons linked to illegal logging in Indonesian New Guinea
(5th August 2010, Mongabay)


Climate change and illegal logging could wipe out rainforest wildlife by 2100
(5th August 2010, The Telegraph (UK))


Climate change could destroy 80 per cent of rainforest by next century
(5th August 2010, The Telegraph (UK))


Ecuador pledges no oil drilling in Amazon reserve
(4th August 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Reforestation of rainforests sequesters more carbon than plantations
(3rd August 2010, Mongabay)


Bold rainforest idea makes good: Ecuador secures trust fund to save park from oil developers
(3rd August 2010, Mongabay)


Model shows 'waves of forest degradation'
(3rd August 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Logging crisis pushes Madagascar's forests on to UNESCO's Danger List
(1st August 2010, Mongabay)


Russia mobilises 240,000 to fight deadly wildfires
(31st July 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Russia forest fires leave 23 people dead amid heatwave
(30th July 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Longtime target of green groups, Cargill, to supply sustainably-certified palm oil to Unilever
(29th July 2010, Mongabay)


Indonesian Sinar Mas-linked firms wrecked forest: report
(29th July 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Moscow has hottest day on record
(27th July 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Fog from peat fires blankets Moscow amid heat wave
(26th July 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Scientists commend Indonesia for conservation measures, but urge immediate action on forests and peatlands
(23rd July 2010, Mongabay)


Scientists sound warning on forest carbon payment scheme
(22nd July 2010, Mongabay)


Ethiopian government says it has tripled forest cover in a decade
(21st July 2010, Mongabay)


UK-imported animal feed blamed for rainforest destruction
(21st July 2010, The Guardian (UK))


British meat and dairy is destroying rainforests
(20th July 2010, The Telegraph (UK))


Screw cap wine blamed for loss of forest in new campaign to revive traditional cork
(16th July 2010, The Telegraph (UK))


Africa looks to vast forests for carbon credit
(16th July 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Major decline seen in illegal logging
(15th July 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


World's mangroves retreating at alarming rate: study
(14th July 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Amazon storm killed half a billion trees: study
(13th July 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Large-scale forest destruction in Sumatra undermines Indonesia's deal with Norway
(13th July 2010, Mongabay)


Controversial changes to Brazilian forest law passes first barrier
(8th July 2010, Mongabay)


Top officials busted in Amazon logging raids, but political patronage may set them free
(8th July 2010, Mongabay)


Amazon soy moratorium extended
(8th July 2010, Mongabay)


Walmart fires back at Greenpeace over deforestation charges
(8th July 2010, Mongabay)


Forest loss in India likely worse than conventionally believed
(6th July 2010, Mongabay)


KFC, Walmart contributing to destruction of Indonesia's rainforests, endangering orangutans
(5th July 2010, Mongabay)


Amazon and Atlantic Forest under threat: politicians press to dilute Brazil's forestry law
(1st July 2010, Mongabay)


Guyana indigenous people charge land abuses
(30th June 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Forest loss occurring around Kibale National Park in Uganda
(28th June 2010, Mongabay)


Ending deforestation could boost Brazilian agriculture
(26th June 2010, Mongabay)


Scientists warn that Malaysia is converting tropical forests to rubberwood plantations
(24th June 2010, Mongabay)


Rainforest scientists urge UN to correct 'serious loophole' by changing its definition of 'forest'
(24th June 2010, Mongabay)


U.S. farms and forests report draws ire in Brazil; cutting down the Amazon does not mean lower food prices
(24th June 2010, Mongabay)


The illegal logging cycle in Madagascar
(23rd June 2010, Mongabay)


Massive forest loss spurs Nepal to ban logging for two months
(23rd June 2010, Mongabay)


Acid rain could return because of car fumes
(23rd June 2010, The Telegraph (UK))


Edinburgh experts to monitor how trees absorb CO2
(21st June 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Violence at indigenous logging blockade in Borneo
(21st June 2010, Mongabay)


Amazongate fraud
(21st June 2010, Mongabay)


Environmentalists and indigenous groups condemn plan for six dams in Peruvian Amazon
(21st June 2010, Mongabay)


Saving tropical forests helps protects U.S. agriculture
(18th June 2010, Mongabay)


Cleared forests lead to rise in malaria in Brazil
(17th June 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


New protected areas established in Brazil's fragmented Atlantic Forest
(17th June 2010, Mongabay)


Amazon logging industry declines
(17th June 2010, Mongabay)


EU set to ban illegal timber from 2012
(17th June 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Deforestation in Amazon increases malaria incidences by nearly 50 percent
(16th June 2010, Mongabay)


Swiss giant orders investigation into its largest palm oil supplier
(15th June 2010, Mongabay)


Deforestation on the rise again in Brazil
(15th June 2010, Mongabay)


Australian rainforest plant yields possible cancer killer
(15th June 2010, Mongabay)


Indonesia's plan to save its rainforests
(15th June 2010, Mongabay)


Borneo's lush forests are an illusion: trees grow on deserts
(14th June 2010, Mongabay)


Arkansas flash floods hit campsites and leave 20 dead
(11th June 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Madagascar resumes shipments of illegally logged timber despite moratorium
(10th June 2010, Mongabay)


Massive forest carbon scam alleged in Liberia
(10th June 2010, Mongabay)


EU biofuels 'need to be certified for sustainability'
(10th June 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Rich countries accused of carbon 'cheating'
(10th June 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Biofuels from deforested land to fail EU standards
(9th June 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Reporting on deforestation, pollution is dangerous
(9th June 2010, Mongabay)


Rich nations accused over 'logging loophole' at Bonn climate talks
(8th June 2010, The Guardian (UK))


Indonesia indentifies possible sites for forest conservation pilot project
(6th June 2010, Mongabay)


Amazon forest fires 'on the rise'
(6th June 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Amazon up in smoke, even when deforestation slows
(3rd June 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


REDD threatens rights of 350 million local people
(3rd June 2010, Mongabay)


Confusion in Indonesia over forestry licenses and conservation deal with Norway
(3rd June 2010, Mongabay)


As Amazon deforestation rates fall, fires increase
(3rd June 2010, Mongabay)


Corruption could undermine REDD
(3rd June 2010, Mongabay)


Forest Protection Partnership Attracts $4 Billion Investment
(2nd June 2010, ENS)


Wood-based Bioenergy a False Climate Change Solution: Report
(2nd June 2010, ENS)


Indonesia says won't revoke existing forestry licenses
(2nd June 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Children's books about rainforests linked to rainforest destruction
(1st June 2010, Mongabay)


International alliance created to help corporations avoid illegal wood
(1st June 2010, Mongabay)


Norway's billion dollar contribution to Indonesian forests excludes national reforestation scheme
(1st June 2010, Mongabay)


New protected areas in Brazil contribute to major drop in Amazon deforestation rate
(1st June 2010, Mongabay)


Canadian forest fires spark alerts in Quebec and US
(1st June 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Indonesia to scrap permits to save forests: official
(31st May 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Presence of world leaders 'paralysed' climate summit, UN letter claims
(30th May 2010, The Guardian (UK))


Indonesia announces moratorium on granting new forest concessions
(27th May 2010, Mongabay)


Indonesia puts moratorium on new forest clearing
(27th May 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


U.S. farm group sees gains from deforestation halt
(27th May 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Countries agree to spend big to save world's forests
(27th May 2010, The Guardian (UK))


Indonesia pledges two-year deforestation moratorium
(27th May 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Norway hopes to unlock climate cash to fight tropical deforestation
(26th May 2010, The Guardian (UK))


'Prepare for war': tensions rising over Brazil's controversial Belo Monte dam
(25th May 2010, Mongabay)


Brazil environment officials arrested for logging
(22nd May 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Polluted by profit: Johann Hari on the real Climategate
(21st May 2010, The Independent (UK))


Photos reveal paradise-like site for coal plant in Borneo
(20th May 2010, Mongabay)


Norway to provide Indonesia with $1 billion to protect rainforests
(19th May 2010, Mongabay)


Big compromise reached on Canada's Boreal by environmental groups and forestry industry
(19th May 2010, Mongabay)


NASA, Google Earth catch North Korea logging protected area
(18th May 2010, Mongabay)


'World's biggest' forest protection deal for Canada
(18th May 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Canada loggers, green groups reach landmark deal
(18th May 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Nestle will cut off palm oil suppliers who destroy the rainforest
(18th May 2010, The Telegraph (UK))


Senate climate bill cuts aid to global forests
(17th May 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Logging deal expected in Canada's northern forest
(17th May 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Nestle caves to activist pressure on palm oil
(17th May 2010, Mongabay)


Nature loss 'to damage economies'
(10th May 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Brazil launches major push for sustainable palm oil in the Amazon
(7th May 2010, Mongabay)


Activists lock themselves in Cargill headquarters as new report alleges illegal deforestation
(5th May 2010, Mongabay)


Westpac targets NZ foresters in carbon trade
(4th May 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Logging in Tongass rainforest would imperil rare species
(3rd May 2010, Mongabay)


Locals plea for Tongass rainforest to spared from Native-owned logging corporation
(29th April 2010, Mongabay)


Large-scale soy farming in Brazil pushes ranchers into the Amazon rainforest
(28th April 2010, Mongabay)


Ecuadoran President Confirms Deal to Leave Oil Under Yasuni Park
(26th April 2010, ENS)


New study: United States has higher percentage of forest loss than even Brazil
(26th April 2010, Mongabay)


Oil company to cut 454 kilometers of seismic lines in uncontacted tribe territory
(21st April 2010, Mongabay)


Belo Monte dam approval provokes 'bloodshed' threats from Amazon Indians
(21st April 2010, The Telegraph (UK))


Ross Kemp: Reluctant eco-warrior
(19th April 2010, The Guardian (UK))


Is deforestation rising or falling in the Amazon?
(18th April 2010, Mongabay)


Paper company loses green certification after rainforest destruction in Indonesia
(18th April 2010, Mongabay)


Skoll Foundation Awards $2.2 millon to avoided deforestation and the ecosystem services market
(18th April 2010, Mongabay)


Rush for REDD could undermine local forest rights
(16th April 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Indonesia to revise forest CO2 revenue rules: official
(15th April 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


$6B forest conservation plan lacking in transparency, indigenous participation, say activists
(13th April 2010, Mongabay)


Amazon facing 'real-life Avatar' says James Cameron
(12th April 2010, The Telegraph (UK))


Brazil man accused of nun murder in court for retrial
(12th April 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Hope for survival as isolated orangutans joined by rope bridge
(11th April 2010, Mongabay)


Forestry to have big role in U.S. carbon plan
(7th April 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Unilever backtracks: may purchase palm oil from Sinar Mas
(7th April 2010, Mongabay)


US Eastern forests suffer 'substantial' decline: 3.7 million hectares gone
(7th April 2010, Mongabay)


Brazilian cattle giants move toward zero deforestation in the Amazon
(7th April 2010, Mongabay)


Forest carbon incentive rules need time, definition
(6th April 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Chaos and the Accord: Climate Change, Tropical Forests and REDD+ after Copenhagen
(6th April 2010, Mongabay)


Film Director James Cameron’s Next Film on the Amazon
(4th April 2010, Mongabay)


New timber ban failing to stop illegal logging in Madagascar
(4th April 2010, Mongabay)


James Cameron, in real life, fights to save indigenous groups from massive dam construction in Brazil
(1st April 2010, Mongabay)


Malaysian palm oil grower loses case over damages to rainforest community
(1st April 2010, Mongabay)


Depopulation may be harming the Amazon rainforest
(1st April 2010, ENN)


Plan to chop down forests in England
(1st April 2010, The Telegraph (UK))


US gun, guitar, and furniture-manufactures must declare basic information about wood sources
(31st March 2010, Mongabay)


Indonesia to establish rainforest trust fund
(30th March 2010, Mongabay)


Population density corresponds with forest loss in the Congo Basin
(29th March 2010, Mongabay)


Finding forest for the endangered golden-headed lion tamarin
(29th March 2010, Mongabay)


Mapping the landscape of NGOs working to protect forests
(29th March 2010, Mongabay)


Last chance to save Bangladeshi forest: 90 percent of the Sal ecosystem is gone
(28th March 2010, Mongabay)


Peru hails Western carbon offsetting programmes
(28th March 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Spanish oil company develops own rules for contacting uncontacted Amazon tribes
(26th March 2010, Mongabay)


FedEx Funds Conservation International to Reforest Panda Habitat
(25th March 2010, ENS)


Global deforestation slows
(25th March 2010, Mongabay)


Greens fear Indonesia forest loss for food estate
(25th March 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Forest loss slows, as China plants and Brazil preserves
(25th March 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Global deforestation slowed over last decade: U.N.
(24th March 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Forests expert officially complains about 'distorted' Sunday Times article
(24th March 2010, The Guardian (UK))


Nestle fiasco continues: Indonesian oil palm planters threaten boycott too
(22nd March 2010, Mongabay)


A new world?: Social media protest against Nestle may have longstanding ramifications
(20th March 2010, Mongabay)


Indonesia to review forest carbon laws: official
(19th March 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Tax relief suggested for forests
(19th March 2010, The Telegraph (UK))


Kilgallioch Forest 132-turbine wind farm plan submitted
(19th March 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Nestle says drops palm oil supplier after report
(17th March 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Indonesia opens protected rainforests to mining and other developments
(16th March 2010, Mongabay)


Amazon confusion: new research shows forest is resilient to drought, but is this the whole picture?
(15th March 2010, Mongabay)


MPs accused of funding tar sands
(15th March 2010, The Telegraph (UK))


Thousands of tons of illegal timber in Madagascar readied for export
(13th March 2010, Mongabay)


UN climate change claims on rainforests were wrong, study suggests
(13th March 2010, The Telegraph (UK))


Africa's First Big Forestry Project Registered Under Kyoto Protocol
(9th March 2010, ENS)


U.S. and Brazil sign deforestation agreement
(7th March 2010, Mongabay)


EU drafts reveal biofuel's 'environmental damage'
(4th March 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Australia pledges $30m to reduce deforestation in Sumatra
(3rd March 2010, Mongabay)


Guyana forests worth more than gold
(2nd March 2010, MSN)


Madagascar traders ready $50m shipment of illegally logged rainforest timber
(2nd March 2010, Mongabay)


EU Public Asked How to Shield Forests From Climate Change
(1st March 2010, ENS)


French company prepares to ship illegally logged rainforest wood from Madagascar
(26th February 2010, Mongabay)


Whaling worsens carbon release, scientists warn
(26th February 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


BBC documentary leads Unilever to blacklist Indonesian palm oil company
(24th February 2010, Mongabay)


Biofuel power plant plan refused
(24th February 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Conflicting signals out of Indonesia on whether palm oil plantations will be classified as forests
(23rd February 2010, Mongabay)


REDD payments may not entice developers over palm oil
(22nd February 2010, Mongabay)


Illegal loggers hit community reforestation project in Indonesia, spurring questions about REDD
(22nd February 2010, Mongabay)


Orangutan survival and the shopping trolley
(22nd February 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Under siege: oil and gas concessions cover 41 percent of the Peruvian Amazon
(16th February 2010, Mongabay)


Big business leaves big forest footprints
(16th February 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Illegal logging rampant in Peru
(15th February 2010, Mongabay)


Companies disclose deforestation risk in their supply chains
(10th February 2010, Mongabay)


A proposal to end Madagascar's logging crisis
(10th February 2010, Mongabay)


Amazon rainforest will bear cost of biofuel policies in Brazil
(8th February 2010, Mongabay)


Google Earth boosts deforestation monitoring capabilities
(7th February 2010, Mongabay)


Forest conservation via REDD may be ineffective without addressing commodity consumption, trade
(7th February 2010, Mongabay)


Brazil man accused of nun murder 'back in jail'
(7th February 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


EU: rainforests can be converted to palm oil plantations for biofuel production
(4th February 2010, Mongabay)


The Amazongate fiasco
(4th February 2010, Mongabay)


Rainforest expert agrees with IPCC: warns of 'tipping point' for Amazon
(3rd February 2010, Mongabay)


Environmentalists and indigenous groups decry approval of massive dam in Amazon
(2nd February 2010, Mongabay)


Copenhagen pledges fall short of 2C target, says UN climate chief
(2nd February 2010, The Guardian (UK))


Brazil grants environmental licence for Belo Monte dam
(2nd February 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Trees 'grow faster due to global warming'
(1st February 2010, The Telegraph (UK))


Huge hydroelectric dam approved in Brazil's Amazon
(1st February 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


UK to fund efforts to shift towards greener palm oil production
(31st January 2010, Mongabay)


Farmers drive deforestation in Rondonia, in the Brazilian Amazon
(31st January 2010, Mongabay)


UK pledges £50m to tackle Indonesia deforestation
(29th January 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Satellites being used to track illegal logging, rosewood trafficking in Madagascar
(28th January 2010, Mongabay)


Coup leaders sell out Madagascar's forests, people
(27th January 2010, Mongabay)


Temperature and CO2 feedback loop 'weaker than thought'
(27th January 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Failure of Copenhagen may spur dodgy REDD deals, says report
(26th January 2010, Mongabay)


Forestry sector needs transparency to reduce risks of REDD
(25th January 2010, Mongabay)


Little more than 10,000 hectares of rainforest remain on Java
(24th January 2010, Mongabay)


Copenhagen 'fails forest people'
(22nd January 2010, BBC Link to News Story)


Cheerios maker linked to rainforest destruction
(19th January 2010, Mongabay)


Orangutans vs palm oil in Malaysia: setting the record straight
(16th January 2010, Mongabay)


Company seeks to log forest reserve for palm oil in Uganda
(15th January 2010, Mongabay)


Congo basin rainforest countries
(15th January 2010, Mongabay)


Forest CO2 market in the balance: report
(14th January 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Forest carbon conservation projects top $100 million
(14th January 2010, Mongabay)


REDD must address corruption to save rainforests in Indonesia, says report
(13th January 2010, Mongabay)


Ecuador ForMin, criticized for Amazon project, quits
(12th January 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Graft threatens Indonesia's carbon offset billions: report
(12th January 2010, Reuters Link to News Story)


Consumers should help pay the bill for 'greener' palm oil
(12th January 2010, Mongabay)


Madagascar sanctions logging of national parks
(11th January 2010, Mongabay)


Facing cash crunch, will Madagascar's politicians sanction rainforest plunder?
(7th January 2010, Mongabay)


Indonesia to plant and restore vast area of forest to reach emissions target
(7th January 2010, Mongabay)


Sudden Oak Death threatens British trees
(5th January 2010, The Telegraph (UK))


Bridge development in Kalimantan threatens rainforest, mangroves, and coral reef
(3rd January 2010, Mongabay)



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