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Will Indonesia’s REDD+ Agency be dissolved?

Peat forest in Riau, Sumatra. Photos by Rhett A. Butler. Indonesia's cabinet-level agency tasked with reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation (BP REDD+), may be dissolved after only one year…

2014: the year in rainforests

2014 could be classified as "The Year of the Zero Deforestation Commitment". During 2014, nearly two dozen major companies, ranging from palm oil producers to fast food chains to toothpaste…

Leaders pledge to end deforestation by 2030

Cleared timber plantation and peat forest in Indonesia. Photos by Rhett A. Butler. Dozens of companies, non-profit organizations, and governments pledged to work together to halve forest loss by 2020…
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