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Researchers find 16,000 tree species in the Amazon

Researchers find 16,000 tree species in the Amazon | Forests and land use change | Scoop.it
After decades of research, scientists from around the world have quantified the number of individual trees and species scattered throughout the Amazon Basin.

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Indonesia appoints head of REDD+ agency to implement forest conservation plan

Indonesia appoints head of REDD+ agency to implement forest conservation plan | Forests and land use change | Scoop.it
Indonesia has selected the first chief of its new REDD+ agency: Heru Prasetyo, an administrator and former private sector management consultant, reports Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono's office.
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The world's 10 most threatened forests – interactive

The world's 10 most threatened forests – interactive | Forests and land use change | Scoop.it
Roll over the images for a guide to the biodiversity in the world's 10 most at-risk rainforests
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Pollination, land degradation: Top priorities for assessment by new UN intergovernmental body

Pollination, land degradation: Top priorities for assessment by new UN intergovernmental body | Forests and land use change | Scoop.it
Meeting in Antalya, Turkey, nations from around the world agreed Saturday to fast-track science assessments of two priority environmental issues, to include recommendations for government policy changes.
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