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Could a Forest be Worth More than a Gold Mine?

Could a Forest be Worth More than a Gold Mine? | Sustainable forestry | Scoop.it

Jason Sohigian of the Armenia Tree Project discussed “redefining our economic systems” at the 2011 TEDx Yerevan conference held at the new Tumo Center for Creative Technologies.

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Of Forests and Men [US - Edward Norton]

Yann Arthus-Bertrand was appointed by the United Nations to produce the official film for the International Year of Forests. Following the success of Home wh...
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What is the main message of WWF’s “Living Forests Report”?

Rod Taylor, Director, WWF International Forest Programme, answers the question: What is the main message of WWF’s “Living Forests Report”?
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Video series: Our work to save forests on Vimeo

Video series: Our work to save forests on Vimeo | Sustainable forestry | Scoop.it

This video collection offers insights from some of WWF’s forest experts on the concepts presented in the Living Forests Report (wwf.panda.org/ livingforests).

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Amber Qureshi's curator insight, April 18, 2013 6:25 AM

Pakistan should do the same!

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New Guinea's newly discovered species - in pictures

New Guinea's newly discovered species - in pictures | Sustainable forestry | Scoop.it
Photographs of New Guinea's incredible range of previously unknown species (New Guinea's newly discovered species - in pictures ➤http://t.co/erli9BFt an incredible range of previously...
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How to Save Tropical Rainforests - Introduction

How to Save Tropical Rainforests - Introduction | Sustainable forestry | Scoop.it

Five Basic Steps to Saving Rainforests
"TREES" is a concept originally devised for an elementary school audience but serves well as set of principles for saving rainforests and, on a broader scale, ecosystems around the world.
* Teach others about the importance of the environment and how they can help save rainforests.
* Restore damaged ecosystems by planting trees on land where forests have been cut down.
* Encourage people to live in a way that doesn't hurt the environment.
* Establish parks to protect rainforests and wildlife.
* Support companies that operate in ways that minimize damage to the environment.

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WWF - 2011 Living Forests Report

WWF - 2011 Living Forests Report | Sustainable forestry | Scoop.it
During the 2011 International Year of Forests, WWF’s Living Forests Report is part of a year‑long conversation with partners, policymakers, and business about how to protect, conserve, sustainably use, and govern the world’s forests in the 21st...
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Infographic: The Timber Trade

Infographic: The Timber Trade | Sustainable forestry | Scoop.it

In this high-tech world of metal and plastic, it's easy to forget that many things are still made with good, old-fashioned wood. Countries with lots of forest stand to benefit from the lucrative timber trade, but at what cost to their Ecological Footprint? Here are five major timber exporters, and which countries are buying their wood*. (Figures in global hectares.) * Figures show legal trade only. Illegal timber trade remains a serious threat to forests, wildlife, and communities.

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