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  • Will Burma's timber ban curb or entrench corruption?

    Will Burma's timber ban curb or entrench corruption? April 2014 - Feliz Solomon - DVB

  • Valorando Naturaleza

    Valorando Naturaleza April 2014 - Felipe Carazo - El Financiero

  • Businesses Wise Up to Supply-Chain Water Risks

    Businesses Wise Up to Supply-Chain Water Risks January 2014 - Genevieve Bennett - Greenbiz.com

  • Anti-Deforestation Markets Finally Set to Bloom

    Anti-Deforestation Markets Finally Set to Bloom November 2013 - Ben Garside

  • Carbon Markets are Now Protecting an Area Greater Than all the Forests of the Congo Combined

    Carbon Markets are Now Protecting an Area Greater Than all the Forests of the Congo Combined November 2013 - Steve Zwick - Huffington Post

  • Report on the health of the forest carbon markets

    Report on the health of the forest carbon markets November 2013 - Forests Climate Change

  • How Carbon Markets Save Lives And Slash Poverty

    How Carbon Markets Save Lives And Slash Poverty October 2013 - Huffington Post Blog

  • Almir Suruí fala dos desafios da gestão das terras indígenas e como planeja e negocia o futuro do seu povo

    Almir Suruí fala dos desafios da gestão das terras indígenas e como planeja e negocia o futuro do seu povo October 2013 - Jornal O NORTÃO

  • Índios Suruí concluem 1ª venda de créditos de carbono indígenas do país

    Índios Suruí concluem 1ª venda de créditos de carbono indígenas do país September 2013 - Globo

  • Amazonian People First to Earn Carbon Credits after Proving They Saved Endangered Rainforest

    Amazonian People First to Earn Carbon Credits after Proving They Saved Endangered Rainforest September 2013 - Business Wire

  • Amazonian People and Cosmetics Giant Work to Save Endangered Rainforest and Slow Climate Change

    Amazonian People and Cosmetics Giant Work to Save Endangered Rainforest and Slow Climate Change September 2013 - Business Wire

  • Corruption blamed for Rainforest Destruction

    Corruption blamed for Rainforest Destruction August 2013 - Lloyd Jones - Sydney Morning Herald

  • Brazilian chief uses technology to help save his tribe and curb deforestation

    Brazilian chief uses technology to help save his tribe and curb deforestation May 2013 - Juan Forero - The Washington Post

  • Market for REDD+ carbon credits declines 8% in 2012

    Market for REDD+ carbon credits declines 8% in 2012 May 2013 - Mongabay.com

  • MARES March Newsletter

    MARES March Newsletter March 2013

  • High-level roundtable public and private sector on groundwater governance

    High-level roundtable public and private sector on groundwater governance March 2013

  •  Benchmark meeting on groundwater governance marks road to World Water Day and UN International Year of Water Cooperation

    Benchmark meeting on groundwater governance marks road to World Water Day and UN International Year of Water Cooperation March 2013

  • China Leads in Investing in Watersheds to Protect Drinking Water

    China Leads in Investing in Watersheds to Protect Drinking Water January 2013 - Brian Clark Howard - National Geographic

  • Indios Surui voltam a denunciar a exploração madeireira

    Indios Surui voltam a denunciar a exploração madeireira November 2012

  • Una tribu de Brazil vende sus derechos de emisión de carbono

    Una tribu de Brazil vende sus derechos de emisión de carbono April 2012 - Emilio de Benito - El Pais

  • Great News & Terrible News From Brazil: Tribe Protects Forest, Government Dams Amazon

    Great News & Terrible News From Brazil: Tribe Protects Forest, Government Dams Amazon April 2012 - Sustainable Business

  • Amazon tribe becomes first to get OK to sell REDD credits for rainforest conservation

    Amazon tribe becomes first to get OK to sell REDD credits for rainforest conservation April 2012 - Mongabay

  • Big Win for The Surui- and the Amazon Rainforest

    Big Win for The Surui- and the Amazon Rainforest April 2012 - Sally Farhat Kassab - Skoll Foundation

  • Forest Trends selected as Charity of the Week

    Forest Trends selected as Charity of the Week March 2012 - The Week

  • As world bodies dally, private sector, local governments forge ahead on valuing nature

    As world bodies dally, private sector, local governments forge ahead on valuing nature March 2012 - Mongabay.com

  • Forest Carbon Offers Up Hard Lessons

    Forest Carbon Offers Up Hard Lessons March 2011 - Carbon Positive

  • Fundo criado por indígenas poderá gerar créditos de carbono e títulos de neutralização de gases estufa

    Fundo criado por indígenas poderá gerar créditos de carbono e títulos de neutralização de gases estufa March 2011 - Brasil.gov.br

  • Pricing the Environment

    Pricing the Environment

    Generation's Colin le Duc backs Forest Trends

    February 2011 - Absolute Return

  • COP 16: Povo Suruí lança primeiro fundo de carbono indígena

    COP 16: Povo Suruí lança primeiro fundo de carbono indígena December 2010 - FUNAI

  • Suruís lançam primeiro fundo de carbono indígena

    Suruís lançam primeiro fundo de carbono indígena December 2010 - FUNBIO

  • Conference Advocates Ecological Testing

    Conference Advocates Ecological Testing October 2010 - Time Fought - Oregonian

  • Governance matters

    Governance matters September 2010 - Juliana Radler de Aquino - D+C

  • Seeing the Wood

    Seeing the Wood

    A special report on forests

    September 2010 - The Economist

  • Canada should price water higher to preserve resource: Report

    Canada should price water higher to preserve resource: Report September 2010 - Giuseppe Valiante - Canwest Newservice/Vancouver Sun

  • Forests are not free

    Forests are not free August 2010 - Mark van Baal - Ode Magazine

  • Driving a Stake Through Land Use Pollutants

    Driving a Stake Through Land Use Pollutants August 2010 - Daily News Coverage of World Water Week Posted, September

  • Global water resource protection worth nearly US $10 billion report says

    Global water resource protection worth nearly US $10 billion report says July 2010 - WASH News Finance

  • $US9.3 Billion Spent to Protect Watersheds in 2008, Report Says

    $US9.3 Billion Spent to Protect Watersheds in 2008, Report Says

    A report by researchers at Ecosystem Marketplace is the first to catalogue the dollar value of payments to landowners for watershed protection.

    July 2010 - Brett Walton - Circle of Blue

  • Payments for Watershed Protection an Emerging Market Niche, Says Report

    Payments for Watershed Protection an Emerging Market Niche, Says Report July 2010 - OOSKAnews

  • Latino America lidera iniciativas sustenables del agua

    Latino America lidera iniciativas sustenables del agua July 2010 - Paula Leighton - Science and Development Network

  • The business of biodiversity

    The business of biodiversity July 2010 - Ricardo Bayon and Michael Jenkins - Forest Trends

  • Water Market Expands on U.S., Chinese Measures, Study Reports

    Water Market Expands on U.S., Chinese Measures, Study Reports June 2010 - Jeremy von Loon - Bloomberg BusinessWeek

  • Billions spent to protect world water:Study

    Billions spent to protect world water:Study June 2010 - The Economic Times, India

  • How an Amazonian Tribe Is Mastering the Modern World

    How an Amazonian Tribe Is Mastering the Modern World June 2010 - Juliane von Mittelstaedt - Spiegel Online

  • Environmental market in Vietnam to rise

    Environmental market in Vietnam to rise June 2010 - Michael Jenkins

  • Economía de mercado para cuidar agua potable

    Economía de mercado para cuidar agua potable June 2010 - El Universal

  • Certification of timber might boost exports, forestry experts say

    Certification of timber might boost exports, forestry experts say May 2010 - Will Baxter - Phnom Pehn Post

  • Skoll Foundation Awards $2.2 million to avoided deforestation and ecosystem services market

    Skoll Foundation Awards $2.2 million to avoided deforestation and ecosystem services market April 2010 - Grace Augustine - Mongabay.com

  • Can the Rainforests Be Saved Without a Plan?

    Can the Rainforests Be Saved Without a Plan? January 2010 - Christoph Seidler - Spiegel Online

  • Firm seeks carbon deal for Brazilian tribes

    Firm seeks carbon deal for Brazilian tribes December 2009 - Fiona Harvey, Jonathan Wheatley - Financial Times

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