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Rainforest Foundation Norway 27 Jun 18
At , renowned Brazilian scientist and global expert on Carlos Nobre, PhD, warns of how close the is to a dramatic tipping point, calls for "urgent action to halt Amazon completely". A " -driven economy" needed.
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Jon Lomøy 28 Jun 18
Very interesting talk with ’s minister for the environment Tarcisio Granizo this morning. Important agreement signed yesterday on . Ecuador committed to reducing deforestation.
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RRI 27 Jun 18
"Indigenous Peoples and local communities are achieving at least equal conservation results with a fraction of the budget of protected areas. Investing in Indigenous Peoples themselves is the most efficient means of protecting forests." —
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Tim Christophersen 27 Jun 18
Norway's Env Minister : 'Deforestation is a crisis of existential proportions'. At opening of , he calls for dietary shift, subsidy reform, clear tenure rights, and long-term international support
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Rainforest Foundation Norway 28 Jun 18
: "As long as and degradation is happening at alarming rates, it is obvious that we’re doing some things wrong. The world needs new ideas, better policies and more efficient use of financial resources"
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Sofi Halling 28 Jun 18
Mangroves represent a small part of forest cover in the world, but represent a huge part of the carbon sequestration solution. Panel on Peat & Mangroves at
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Cath Lovelock 28 Jun 18
Eyes on us talking about mangroves, peatlands and REDD+ at the with Daniel Murdiyarso , Nazir Foead and Ministers of Norway and Republic of Congo.
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Jamison Ervin 27 Jun 18
represent more than 1/3 of our solutions, but receive only 2% of climate finance, and only 1% of climate news coverage. Let's make our lives cooler and put forests on the climate agenda.
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Amy Duthie 27 Jun 18
Frances Seymour, great lessons for forests from anaesthesiology :) 1. Time the wake-up, 2. Control local pain and 3. Remember consciousness with paralysis is the worst outcome - we need to help people act once they wake up
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APRIL Pulp and Paper 27 Jun 18
A cohesive approach on sustainable development has to be a conversation that puts business and environment in the same side of the solution says RGE director at
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James Whitehead 27 Jun 18
there is no such thing as terra nullis when it comes to intact forests. Whenever we say 'how do we protect forests' we should say 'how do we protect people's forests'
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Eron Bloomgarden 27 Jun 18
Excited to be this week. Let’s work together to create new partnerships and mobilise investment to reverse deforestation!
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Inger Brodal 27 Jun 18
⁩ speaks well to cities’ role in fighting
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Frances Seymour 26 Jun 18
Looking forward to today's program at the . Check it out on the livestreams. We have an extraordinary assembly of speakers and participants gathered for the discussions!
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Erik Solheim 28 Jun 18
All faiths have a huge environmental element to them. Many people believe in faith-based leaders more than other leaders. If we are to take environmental protection beyond the capitals of the world, we must tap into these vast networks to protect our planet.
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Nazir Foead 28 Jun 18
Eric Solheim, Executive Director of UNEP, in the closing session of Oslo Tropical Forest Forum recognized the leadership of Minster Siti Nurbaya in bringing 88% decline of deforestation rate in Indonesia peat ecosystem
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Eron Bloomgarden 27 Jun 18
The California carbon market has generated roughly $800 million of climate finance flows to 18 states with 60% of flowing to domestic tribal and indigenous communities. Success! H/t Jason Gray
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Torkjell Leira 27 Jun 18
Edson Duarte, Brazil’s environmental minister: economic growth and zero deforestation is viable.
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Steve Schwartzman 27 Jun 18
Climate scientist Carlos Nobre “we need zero Amazon deforestation now, to avoid irreversible ecosystem change from forest to savanna”
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Chris Meyer 29 Jun 18
My take away from - aka REDDx 2018 - was that conservation requires government policies to guide the private sector to take the needed actions. Voluntary commitments (and their implementation) are not enough.
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