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Eco-Economy: Building an Economy for the Earth. Chapter 8 FUEL, LUMBER, AND PAPER Protecting Forest Products and Services Yangtze River basin flooding deforestation reforestation soil erosion aquifer recharge logging forest loss paper recycling Amazon wa
Amazon watershed desertification climate stability global warming irrigation carbon sequestration forest product certification programs sustainable forestry environmental population throwaway culture forest ...
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WWF - Forest Conservation Programme
About WWF > What We Do > Forests Forests About Forests Problems Illegal logging Forest fires Forest conversion Climate Change Our Solutions Protection Responsible Forestry Restoration Tools Partnerships Regional Programmes Forests ... for zero net deforestation by 2020. The ministers showed their commitment to stop forest loss to safeguard biodiversity, global climate and people's well-being at a WWF ...
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FERN: the EU forest campaign
Brussels decision-makers of new developments in ECA practices at policy and project level • Forest Loss and Human Health focuses on the interdependence between forests and human health and reflects these ... in the Delta areas of South Nigeria • Forest Watch Ghana calls for serious enforcement of forest laws January 2005 January issue of EU Forest Watch • Forestry Strategy consultation completed • ...
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Clock ticks on forest crisis
A descendant of the Rio Earth Summit via the Commission on Sustainable Development and the ... estimated by the World bank in 1994. Indonesian NGOs estimate forest loss at 2.5 million ha (WALHI statement January 2000) [xii] Forest Condition in Europe, executive report; UN ECE and European Commission ...
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Global Forest Watch - Brazil - Brazil's Forests in Brief
Amazon Basin by ensuring that credible and reliable forest landscape information is publicly ... forest openings, identify roadways and potential logging patios, and identify areas at risk for deforestation and logging in the Midlands of Par State, an area with some of the greatest forest loss ...
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About Global Forest Watch - FAQs
Original forest extent Current forest cover Remaining frontier forest ... How much forest is left? Region Thousands of square kilometers Original forest cover Current frontier & non-frontier forest Current frontier forest ... annual estimates for 1990-95 show a net forest loss of 112,600 square kilometers per year ( ...
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IGES: Forest Conservation Project Activities
September 2007, Tokyo Avoided deforestation (AD) - referring to the prevention or reduction of forest loss in order to reduce emissions of global warming gases - has become a key issue ... groups promoting sustainable forest management. The AFP was formally announced at the World Summit on Sustainable Development in 2002 and aims at addressing the underling causes of forest loss and degradation ...
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Eco-Economy Indicators: FOREST COVER - World's Forests Continue to Shrink
Over the last five years, the world suffered a net loss of some 37 million hectares (91 million acres) of forest, according to data from the United Nations Food and Agriculture ... exported, mainly to China and the European Union. South America has sustained the second greatest forest loss since 1990—59 million hectares—and deforestation has accelerated somewhat over the last five years ...
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National Forest Protection and Restoration Act (NFPRA)
Eliot Engel (D-CA), Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) The National Forest Protection and Restoration Act (NFPRA): Preserves America's national forest heritage, protecting and restoring the ecological values of our federal ... 2 years. Saves taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars annually. The national forest timber sales program operated at a net loss to taxpayers of $1.2 billion in fiscal year 1997. ...
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John Muir Project - Forest Service Continues Losing Billions
Significant reductions in logging in the 1990s due to Forest Service violations ... , fire helps to create important habitats that numerous forest species depend upon." The Forest Service keeps most logging receipts to pay agency ... (CRS) as a "reasonable estimate" of the net cash loss of the Forest Service's logging program to taxpayers. The John Muir ...
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