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REDD reveals "a microcosm of global political alliances, resentment, mistrust, economic opportunism and post-colonial guilt"
In this blog post Mike Musgrave considers the REDD+ roadblock. It dates from Feb 2013, but really little has changed on the negotiation sides, yet it is true that many forest rich developing countries have made progress towards preparedness and certain funds have been accumulated – the full post can be read… 249 more words
On May 3, 2014, over a hundred volunteers with scientific backgrounds gathered at Minnewaska State Park Preserve in Ulster County and Clark Reservation State Park in Onondaga county for two concurrent Bioblitzes, 24-hour inventories of the park’s biodiversity. 564 more words
Obviously, human activities result in many environmental changes that enhance species ecosystems and ecological processes, although at the same time, cause significant damage to others. The challenge for the concept of ecological integrity is to provide a means of distinguishing between responses that represent improvements in the quality of ecosystems, and those that are degradations. 466 more words