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Storing carbon and promoting biological diversity through landscape restoration  
Date: 05-07-13
In recent years, the rate at which rainforests are being lost has reached alarming proportions in many countries, including Ghana and Mexico. While approximately 75,000 hectares of rainforest are…  
New online portal for the LifeWeb Initiative now accepting expressions of interest  
Date: 10-07-13
Expanding marine protected areas in the Pacific, training rangers in Belize and managing mangrove forests in Costa Rica - these are just some of the project proposals on the LifeWeb Initiative…  
The 1st Call for Project Outlines to the International NAMA Facility is now open  
Date: 10-07-13
On July 10th 2013, the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) and the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) of the United Kingdom (UK)…  
CD REDD GHG Inventory Training Center in Berlin  
Date: 11-07-13
In June, participants from around the world attended a 10-day workshop in Berlin to discuss the reduction of greenhouse gases caused by deforestation. The participants, experts and delegates from…  
Certified sustainable palm oil arrives in Hamburg  
Date: 25-07-13
Palm oil is found in many everyday products, from food to detergents to biofuels. However, the cultivation of oil palms often necessitates the clearing of large areas of rainforest. To counteract…  
Climate Protection Programme in Support of the South African Department of Environmental Affairs – DEA II  
Date: 25-07-13
Climate Protection Programme in Support of the South African Department of Environmental Affairs – DEA II The project supported South Africa’s Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) in…  
Indonesia attracts tourists with sustainable recovery  
Date: 29-07-13
Indonesia attracts tourists with sustainable recovery In 2006, a tsunami devastated Pangandaran, a popular tourist destination. Today, hotels are back up and running and the tourists are back in…  
Renewable Energy in Lebanon  
Date: 29-07-13
Renewable Energy in Lebanon In many parts of Lebanon, towns and cities get only five to six hours of electricity a day. Wind and solar energy could be a solution, but they have so far only provided…  
India - Bright future for solar power  
Date: 29-07-13
India - Bright future for solar power Tucked away in the North Indian state of Rajasthan, a giant and unusual solar park is coming up at the base of Mount Abu, a Hindu pilgrimage site. Tucked away in…  
Solar energy in Brazil  
Date: 29-07-13
Solar energy in Brazil In Latin America, Brazil is by far the leading pioneer in solar energy. Two years before the World Cup tournament gets underway, the host country has installed solar-panel…