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If REDD can’t save this…

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

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Cross-posted at Grist Bukit Tigapuluh Forest is truly one of those special places. It’s got three endangered species, two minority groups of indigenous people and a superlative: it’s the last remaining stand of tropical lowland forest left on the island of Sumatra. Funnily enough, it’s also about to be cut down. Notorious rainforest destroyer Asia [...]

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Sumatra Burns, Climate talks simmer

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

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In a twist of fate, Jakarta’s Tempo is reporting that Arif Mundar, one of Indonesia’s climate negotiators, could not make it to the international climate summit in Bangkok because of heavy smoke in Sumatra. Too many forest fires to even participate in climate talks? It is not looking promising for those in Bangkok that want [...]

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