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Agencia Peruana de Noticias: Presentaron manual para facilitar inversiones en infraestructura natural

Tras más de seis años de trabajo en la formulación y ejecución de proyectos de infraestructura natural, el Equipo de Gestión Ambiental y Servicios Ecosistémicos (EGASE) de Sedapal presentó el “Manual para la formulación y evaluación de proyectos de inversión en infraestructura natural en el marco del Mecanismo de Retribución por Servicios Ecosistémicos Hídricos para […]

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infoLibre: Madera para mercenarios rusos: así regaló la República Centroafricana un bosque a Wagner

Bois Rouge, una empresa vinculada al grupo Wagner, brazo armado no oficial del Kremlin, explota desde 2021 un bosque en el oeste de la República Centroafricana. La compañía ha recibido un sorprendente trato de favor por parte de las autoridades y a veces trabaja incumpliendo la ley.

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European Investigative Collaborators: Bois Rouge

Investigation shows how the barter of conflict timber in exchange for Wagner mercenaries works in the Central African Republic. Because of the inefficiency of the timber controls in Europe, Wagner conflict timber cannot be stopped from reaching European clients, despite existing sanctions. 11 European outlets.

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Vietnam+: Vietnam’s timber industry urged to seek new opportunities in UK

While many products exported to the UK enjoyed strong increases thanks to the UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (UKVFTA), Vietnam’s timber industry is facing difficulties in expanding in this market, requiring manufacturers and exporters to change their business strategies.

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Wall Street Journal: Carbon-Credit Registry Proposes Rules for Crypto Tokens

Verra, the dominant standard setter for the carbon-offset market, is proposing rules for trading carbon credits on cryptocurrency exchanges to address concerns about the anonymity of digital-token holders.

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Wall Street Journal: Indigenous Peoples and Loggers Win Cash, and a Truce, From Coveted Carbon Credits

Indigenous communities on a pair of islands off Canada’s west coast have been fighting for nearly four decades to stop logging in local rainforests. This spring, the communities had a double victory. Logging was stopped on a vast collection of forest stands and a major timber company agreed to pay them millions of dollars to […]

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Wall Street Journal: Proposed Rules Aim to Build Trust in Carbon-Credit Market

The Integrity Council for the Voluntary Carbon Market on Wednesday published a set of standards for carbon credits and a draft framework for applying them. This group seeks to improve the quality of carbon offsets and includes climate experts and representatives of carbon-credit-market participants, nonprofits and indigenous groups.

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RTS: Quand les mercenaires russes de Wagner déboisent la forêt centrafricaine

Une entreprise liée aux mercenaires russes de Wagner a mis la main depuis février 2021 sur une immense parcelle de forêt en Centrafrique. Ils ne paient pas de taxes, sont en lien avec le pouvoir. Libre à eux d’exploiter le bois presque comme ils l’entendent.

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Peoples Forests Partnership establishes Interim Executive Committee to drive $20 billion in rights-based climate finance directly to Indigenous Peoples and local communities

Washington DC 22 June 2022 – Founding members of the Peoples Forests Partnership signed a Constitution Act in Washington DC on 14 June 2022, formally establishing the Partnership’s Interim Executive Committee and decision-making structure and guidelines. Announced on 7 November at the United Nations climate summit (COP26) in Glasgow, the Partnership is driving rights-based climate […]

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Peoples Forests Partnership establece un Comité Ejecutivo Interino para impulsar el financiamiento climático basado en derechos y garantizar financiamiento directo a los Pueblos Indígenas y Comunidades Locales

Washington DC 22 junio 2022 – Los miembros fundadores de Peoples Forests Partnership firmaron el Acta Constitutiva en Washington DC el 14 de junio de 2022, establecieron formalmente el Comité Ejecutivo Interino de la Asociación y su estructura para la toma de decisiones. Anunciada el 7 de noviembre en la Cumbre Climática de las Naciones […]

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