|International Institute for Sustainable Development – Reporting Services Division – provides a variety of multimedia informational resources for environment and sustainable development policymakers, including daily coverage of international negotiations, analyses and photos. Forest, Desertification and Land Issues.|
|Forestry News. World News Network. Links to forestry news of the day.|
|Forest Protection Portal. Up to date forestry news.|
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|Forest Carbon Fund. World Bank names countries for forest carbon fund. July 30, 2008. Via Reuters.|
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|ScienceDaily- top science news stories from the world's leading universities and research organizations. Tree news.|
|'Ecuador has proposed that wealthy countries contribute $350 million a year into a trust
in exchange for not extracting an estimated 1 billion barrels of oil in the untouched Yasuni rain forest.'
|Videos: see videos page...|
|Richard Preston talks about some of the most enormous living beings on the planet, the giant trees of the US Pacific Northwest. Growing from a tiny seed, they support vast ecosystems -- and are still, largely, a mystery.|
|Willie Smits, biologist, has found a way to re-grow clearcut rainforest in Borneo, saving local orangutans -- and creating a thrilling blueprint for restoring fragile ecosystems. ***|
|Nalini Nadkarni canopy researcher extraordinaire, explores the canopy worlds, and shares her findings with the world through dance, art and bold partnerships with rap artists, barbie dolls and prisoners. Feb 2009.|
Recent Issues Blog Posts
Methane hydrate, will it be a godsend and replace dirty coal and oil within the next five years, or will it delay our investment in renewable energy and set us on an ever longer road of hydrocarbon addiction?
A destruction of the world's resources, leaving long term greenhouse gas emissions, water pollution and habitat loss.
A new infographic from Healthy Child, Healthy World.
The World Health Organization and the United Nations Environment Programme have just listed endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) a "global threat" after the release of a collaborative study.
Recent Building Blog Posts
Ancient as gardening. Wattling is fun and attractive.
Since Neolithic times we have fenced our sheep and vegetables in this easy to make (albeit time consuming) wooden fence.
The earth-house uses the ground as an insulating blanket that efficiently protects it from temperature extremes, wind, rain and extreme weather events.
Underground homes with a modern bent. A large thermal mass stabilizes inside temperatures, giving you free heat in the winter, free cooling in the summer.
Recent Art Blog Posts
With no architecture or crafts in their culture, body painting and ornament are these tribe's artistic avenue.
Decommissioned and ready for reuse as art.
A small sampling of painters who have been inspired by seeds...
The intricacy and diversity of the seed.
Recent Movies Blog Posts
reveals the undemocratic process of forcing dams onto an unconsenting public by governments
The many voices of the film share a unified vision: we must start acting as a planetary civilization.
a journey into the soul of humanity and a testimony of the damage inflicted by humans on the natural world...
Hazaribagh is ranked among the 30 most polluted places in the world.