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Drawing breath in Borneo

Indonesia On January 5, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono issued a regulation allocating almost half of Kalimantan forests for conservation. The Indonesian part of Borneo island, he said, will be the "lungs of the world."  

Linking Great Ape Conservation and Poverty Alleviation: Sharing Experience from Africa and Asia, CIFOR campus, Bogor, Indonesia 11-13 January 2012

The workshop was the second of a series on “Great Apes and Poverty Linkages”, organized under the auspices of the Poverty and Conservation Learning Group (PCLG), and the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED

On the Menu: Forests

BOGOR, Indonesia (10 February, 2012)_For almost as long as our species has lived on earth, we have fed ourselves directly from the bounty of forests, grasslands and other wild places. Now a largely urban species, having multiplied greatly and

Push for forest conservation destroying Pakistani yak herding practices

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (9 February, 2012)_Local government efforts to promote forest conservation in a Pakistani village are blocking access to common lands and destroying traditional yak herding practices that villagers depend on for their livel

Sixth meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, 1 - 5 October 2012 - Hyderabad, India

Introduction The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) entered into force on 29 December 1993. It has 3 main objectives: The conservation of biological diversity The sustainable use of the components of biological diversity

 
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