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Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

WWF and Thailand Government Launch TREEMAPS

The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) and WWF-Thailand formally launched on June 6th the joint project, TREEMAPS - Tracking Reductions in Carbon Emissions through Enhanced Monitoring and Project Support - which aims to...

Monday, February 4th, 2013

Forest Conservation Goes High-Tech

Experts say satellite-based remote sensing technology has proven to help slow the rate of deforestation in the Harapan rainforest in Jambi province during the workshop on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation — Fast Logging Assessment and Monitoring...

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Lessons from UN-REDD in Vietnam

UN-REDD Programme Viet Nam is developing two reports, the evaluation report for effectiveness of awareness raising and training, and lesson learned report from activities in particular areas such as Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC), Benefits Distribution...

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

Clark Labs Releases New Video Demonstrating REDD Deforestation Modeling with Land Change Modeler in IDRISI Selva

Clark Labs of Clark University is pleased to announce that a new video has been added to the video series on its website. This latest video, entitled REDD Deforestation Modeling with Land Change Modeler in IDRISI, introduces...

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

Scientists Create High Resolution, 3D Maps of Forests in Madagascar

A team of scientists has created the first high resolution maps of remote forests in Madagascar. The effort, which is written up in the journal Carbon Balance and Management, will help more accurately register the amount of carbon...

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...

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

Paper: Mainstreaming Pakistan for REDD+: The Way Forward to Readiness Phase”

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has provided a platform to the international community to negotiate and take measures for climate change mitigation. REDD+ is emerged as an incentive based mitigation mechanism to address the...

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

RapidEye’s New REDD Satellite Coverage Page

Offering the largest collection capacities and the quickest return time to any place on earth, the RapidEye constellation of five identical Earth Observation satellites is extremely well suited to image countries involved in the REDD and REDD+...

Monday, December 5th, 2011

Maximizing the Co-benefits of REDD-Plus Actions

Organised together with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) of the Philippines and with assistance from the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, the workshop provided a forum for experts involved in ICI projects...

Friday, November 18th, 2011

Stakeholders Incentives for REDD and Deforestation and Governance Survey

The opportunity costs of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) accruing to different stakeholders in Indonesia, including companies and the national, provincial and district level governments, are estimated, with particular emphasis on the influence of alternative...

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