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Can supply chain initiatives reduce deforestation? A comparative analysis of cases from Brazil and Indonesia.

Published online: 15 Apr 2015

Authors: Meijer, K.

Content type: Bulletin

Deforestation and forest degradation account for 12-15% of global greenhouse gas emissions. The largest driver of deforestation is the conversion of l...

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The context of deforestation and forest degradation in Bolivia: drivers, agents and institutions.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Müller, R. & Pacheco, P. & Montero, J. C.

Content type: Bulletin

Bolivia's forest resources are of global importance, its main forest areas are located in subtropical and tropical regions. There is severe deforestat...

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Valuable habitat and low deforestation can reduce biodiversity gains from development rights markets.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Helmstedt, K. J. & Potts, M. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Illegal private land deforestation threatens global biodiversity, even in areas with native habitat requirements stipulated by law. Compliance can be ...

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Deforestation-free commitments: the challenge of implementation - an application to Indonesia.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Pirard, R. & Fishman, A. & Gnych, S. & Obidzinski, K. & Pacheco, P.

Content type: Bulletin

The deforestation-free movement (or +zero-deforestation) has emerged recently in a context of lower state control, globalization and pressure on corpo...

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The context of deforestation and degradation of forests in Bolivia: Drivers, agents and institutions.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Müller, R. & Pacheco, P. & Montero, J. C.

Content type: Bulletin

This document provides a thorough analysis of the drivers of deforestation and proposes a number of specific policy recommendations for forests of Bol...

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Local livelihoods in the context of deforestation and forest degradation: a study of three regions in Madagascar.

Published online: 18 Mar 2015

Authors: Plugge, D. & Rabefahiry, T. & Ramamonjisoa, B. & Köhl, M.

Content type: Bulletin article

The high value of Madagascar's flora and fauna that can be found in the remnants of primary and secondary forests requires sustainable forest manageme...

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The effects of governmental spending on deforestation and CO2 related emissions.

Published online: 11 Nov 2015

Authors: Galinato, G. & Galinato, S.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper examines the effect of changes in government spending level and composition on deforestation and related carbon dioxide emissions. Our theo...

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The context of REDD+ in Peru: drivers, agents and institutions.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Piu Che [Piu, C. H. ] & Menton, M.

Content type: Bulletin

This country profile contains an analysis of the causes of deforestation and forest degradation in Peru, and the economic, institutional and political...

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Governance structures established for REDD+ implementation and their adaptation to the institutional and ecological conditions in Equateur province of the DRC.

Published online: 24 May 2017

Authors: Samndong, R. A. & Bush, G. K.

Content type: Bulletin

This report is one of the outputs of the project 'Man and forests - an evaluation of management strategies for reduced deforestation,' which aims to e...

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Evaluating the legacy of landscape history: extinction debt and species credit in bird and small mammal assemblages in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Lira, P. K. & Ewers, R. M. & Banks-Leite, C. & Pardini, R. & Metzger, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is now an extensive literature on extinction debt following deforestation. However, the potential for species credit in landscapes that have exp...

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