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Have Brazil’s deforestation policies hit the limits of their effectiveness?

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Written by Marion Davis Tuesday, 14 October 2014 01:02

SEI-2014-news-Amazon-smallholders-sm A new paper in PNAS shows that Amazon deforestation is becoming harder to detect and control, and the measures that slowed deforestation to date need to be supplemented by new approaches, including for smallholders.
 

Adaptation: going from theory to practice, even as we learn

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Written by Rajesh Daniel Saturday, 11 October 2014 16:38

SEI-2014-news-APAN-wrap-sm The 4th Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum, held 1-3 October in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, highlighted the importance of multi-stakeholder partnerships and knowledge-sharing.
   

Q&A: Åsa Gerger Swartling and Gregor Vulturius on communicating climate change to foresters

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Written by Caspar Trimmer Thursday, 09 October 2014 08:24

SEI-News-Q&A-Swartling-Vulturius-140 Climate change affects the forestry sector in numerous ways. How far can climate change communications help forest stakeholders to understand, and respond to, the risks and opportunities?
 

New study highlights impacts of road developments on Amazon bird species

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Written by Caspar Trimmer Tuesday, 07 October 2014 08:34

SEI-Forest-News-Amazonhighway-140 A new study applying the novel 'roadless volume' metric shows it is not just how many roads you build but the spaces left between them that determines biodiversity impact.
   

‘Sustaining Forests, Sustaining People’: SEI at the 24th International Union of Forest Research Organizations World Congress

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Written by Caspar Trimmer Monday, 06 October 2014 18:20

IUFRO-logo-140 What can researchers do to boost sustainability for forests and the people who depend on them? That is the question being posed by the 24th World Congress of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO), taking place in Salt Lake City, Utah, this week.
   

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