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GLOBAL FORESTRY ISSUES AND DEFORESTATION EMISSION REDUCTIONS

In this Mother Channel interview at COP 22, with Christopher Martius (Principal Scientist Climate Change, CIFOR) – We work globally on forests and forestry issues, particularly in the Tropics and also on Climate Change problems related to forests and deforestation.   One of our research aspects is a comparative study on mechanisms to reduce emissions from […]
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COP 21 Brighter Green – Meat as a driver of Deforestation

The University of Earth, Urgent Action Series: COP 21 Paris 2015: Executive Director of Brighter Green, Mia MacDonald, and Associate Wanqing Zhou presents a film narrated by Wen Bo of the Global Exploration Fund, on the increased demand for meat in China since the 1990s and the introduction of western fast foods into their economy. […]
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Tracking Corporate Commitment to ‘Zero” Deforestation by 2020

Tropical rainforests are known to be the green lungs of the planet, yet they are constantly being diminished by agri-industries such as palm oil, wood harvesters, soy growers and beef farmers.  At a press conference held at COP22 in Marrakesh, a report back was given of progress on the TFA 2020, with speakers Stephen Donofrio […]
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COP 21 Isis Alvarez – Global Forest Coalition

The University of Earth, Urgent Action Series: COP 21 Paris 2015: Isis Alvarez works for the Global Forest Coalition – a group of social movements, NGOs and Indigenous People’s Organisations, which protects indigenous people’s rights when international forestry policies destroy livelihoods.
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COP 21 Nature is Speaking

The University of Earth, Urgent Action Series: COP 21 Paris 2015: Conservation International, Natureisspeaking.org, People Need Nature, Nature doesn’t Need People
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COP 20 Interview with head of REDD+ Management Agency Heru Prasetyo

COP 20 Lima Interview with REDD+ Management Agency Heru Prasetyo who reports to the President in a similar position as a minister, Mr Prasetyo discusses: Halting deforestation for Palm Oil Plantations in spite of increased global market demands with better plantation productivity. Reflooding of Peatlands to reduce fires, methane and CO2 emissions. Mr Heru Prasetyo provides a great […]
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COP 21 Deforestation and Beef Production in South America

The University of Earth, Urgent Action Series: COP 21 Paris 2015: Presentation on market driven, export driven beef and soybean production in South America leading to large-scale deforestation to create farms and cattle ranches. Most emissions (70%) are due to the deforestation and change in land-use with only 20% due to enteric fermentation.