We need to give more support to scientific research in the country
Published on 06-10-2014

UN-REDD Programme REDD+ Academy

We held a conversation with Tim Christophersen, who coordinates the work on forests and climate change at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) about the UN-REDD Programme REDD+ Academy....

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    Sustainable Cities
    Published on 04-11-2014

    Climate-resilient cities: A primer on reducing vulnerabilities to disasters

    Climate-Resilient Cities: A Primer on Reducing Vulnerabilities to Disasters is prepared as a guide for local governments in the East Asia Región to better understand the concepts and consequences of climate change; how climate change consequences contribute to urban vulnerabilities; and what is...

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    Published on 04-11-2014

    Finding the right balance: Exploring forest and agriculture landscapes

    Agricultural expansion is a major driver of deforestation. Given a growing population and the projected growth in demand for food, fuel and fibre it will continue to exert the greatest pressure on the remaining forest areas. To tackle deforestation it is critical we clearly understand the...

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    The World Moves Forward
    Published on 03-11-2014

    Assesment of the investments needed to address climate change in Perú

      Considering the high costs implied by the impacts of climate change in developing countries, it has become essential to estimate the magnitude of funds needed to implement priority climate change measures in the short and longer term. According to a national assessment of investments and...

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    Published on 03-11-2014

    3 Maps show importance of local communities in forest conservation

    by Rachael Petersen and Caleb Stevens Local communities are key to protecting the world’s last remaining forests. Indigenous peoples and local communities hold legal or official rights to one-eighth of the world’s forests, about 513 million hectares (1.3 billion acres). A recent report by...

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    Published on 03-11-2014

    Carbon stocks stored in aboveground biomass of species Escallonia

    By Alicia Ochoa Zubiate. This research includes the study of the determination of carbon stocks stored in aboveground biomass of species Escallonia pendula in the middle basin of Utcubamba River Region Amazon Bongará Province, District San Pablo de Valera, Annex Cocachimba. The overall objective...