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Biofuels will worsen CO2 emissions: Study

October 24th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) Emphasis on biofuels as an alternative to conventional fuels would increase carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from forests by 14 percent, researchers said. The findings challenge the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Reforestation may lower climate change mitigation potential of forests

May 29th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Reforestation and afforestation, the creation of new forests, may lower the potential of forests for climate change lessening, scientists at the University of Oklahoma and the Fudan University ... Read more...

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11 rainforest countries pledge sustainable forest management

February 23rd, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bali, Feb 23 (IANS) Eleven tropical rainforest countries Tuesday agreed to commit on sustainable forest management at a ministerial meeting held in Indonesia's Bali province, Xinhua reported. The tropical rainforests are home to ... Read more...

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Community brings river back to life

September 2nd, 2008 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) This is an inspiring story of how a group of villagers in the heart of India brought a dead river back to life.Mendha-Lekha is a village ... Read more...

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Cost-effective forest management practices can substantially reduce carbon emissions

July 15th, 2008 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): A team of botanists has determined that cost-effective forest management practices can substantially reduce carbon emissions, thus mitigating the effects of global climate change.A key aspect ... Read more...

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