deforestation

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deforestation

clearance of an area of forest.
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Subsidized agricultural resettlements as drivers of tropical deforestation.
By combining detailed satellite imagery with data on competition between jurisdictions, on elections, and on local resource rents, these researchers show that local political-economy factors can help to explain the pattern of tropical deforestation in Indonesia.
Trinity has teamed up with Lampeter-based initiative Community Carbon Link (CCL) to fight against tropical deforestation in Kenya.
Tropical deforestation is responsible for approximately 20 per cent of world greenhouse gas emissions.
The scale, geographical presence and purchasing power of the CGF companies could transform these commodity markets and help put an end to tropical deforestation in countries like Brazil and Indonesia," World Wildlife Fund (WWF) senior vice president Jason Clay said.
The study also found that global CO2 emissions from deforestation have decreased by over 25 percent since 2000 compared to the 1990s, mainly because of reduced CO2 emissions from tropical deforestation.
BNP Paribas Corporate & Investment Banking's Commodity Derivatives business and Wildlife Works Carbon LLC have entered into a contract in which the French company would provide up to USD50m in finance to combat tropical deforestation and climate change.
Tropical deforestation and carbon emission; estimations based on remote sensing.
Some have identified the drivers of tropical deforestation in
7) A focus of these negotiations is that it is essential to establish regulatory mechanisms to help curb emissions from tropical deforestation in any effective post-Kyoto plan to combat global climate change.

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