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Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

Foresters Turn to Google Earth to Map Asia’s Largest Saal Reserve

Foresters will now turn to Google Earth to map the mysteries of Asia’s largest saal reserve, a classic case of e-lens on ecology. Saranda forest division, preparing a 10-year working plan to protect Asia’s biggest saal reserve,...

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

Foresters Turn to Google Earth to Map Asia’s Larges Saal Reserve

Foresters will now turn to Google Earth to map the mysteries of Asia’s largest saal reserve, a classic case of e-lens on ecology. Saranda forest division, preparing a 10-year working plan to protect Asia’s biggest saal reserve,...

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Study Led by NUS Scientists Reveals Escalating Cost of Forest Conservation

In the face of unprecedented deforestation and biodiversity loss, policy makers are increasingly using financial incentives to encourage conservation. However, a research team led by the National University of Singapore (NUS) revealed that in the long run,...

Monday, February 13th, 2012

Mapping Fiji’s Forest Cover with the Help of Satellite Imagery

SPC is working with the Fiji Department of Forestry to build capacity in using very high resolution satellite images to map land and forest cover in Fiji. The programme will include 'ground truthing' exercises (on-site verification of...

Monday, December 26th, 2011

India’s BMC Appoints Firm to Map City’s Shoreline, water bodies

Almost a year after the amended Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) notification was introduced by the Union Government’s Ministry of Environment and Forest, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Wednesday approved the proposal to appoint an organisation to...

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

Invitation – Forest Carbon/ REDD in Asia

Forest Carbon Asia is a web-based information and analysis service that seeks to provide up-to-date, objective and insightful information and analysis on forest carbon resources, policies, players, activities and investments across the Asian region. The website 

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

Single Voice for Australia’s Forest and Paper Industry

Australia’s two peak forest product industry bodies this week announced they will recommend to their members that the groups merge to form a single industry association for the forest, wood, pulp and paper sectors. The Australian Forest...

Friday, March 25th, 2011

‘Eye in Sky’ to Help Identify Human Settlements in Forests

The forest department is using remote sensing technique to identify and locate human habitations in some of its forest divisions. The department has involved UP Remote Sensing Application Centre, Lucknow, for the purpose. The maps prepared on...

Saturday, February 5th, 2011

Vietnam To Launch International Initiative On Green Economy

Vietnam will launch an international initiative on a green economy for sustainable development in Hanoi, to focus on the role of the market and sustainable forest management. The initiative, which will be conducted in collaboration with the...

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