Navigation Links
Forest peoples' rights key to reducing emissions from deforestation
Date:10/15/2008

ncerned about how these new investments could affect their access to the forests that they depend on for their livelihoods," Solheim noted. "This is precisely why we are fully supportive of a role for indigenous peoples and other forest dependent communities in the development and monitoring of climate plans and investments at the national and global level. These rights need to be respected, not just for moral reasons, although that is vital. It is also a matter of pragmatism and effectiveness."

Experience from Brazil, the country in the world with the most advanced monitoring of its forests, gives valuable insight to the discussion on how forests can be protected. According to research from the Brazilian NGO Instituto Socioambiental, 19 percent of unprotected forest areas in Brazil have been deforested, while deforestation inside federal national parks is 2 percent. In indigenous territories, however, only 1.1 percent have been deforested.

The Oslo conference will discuss the Four Foundations for Effective Investments in Climate Change:

  1. Recognize rights - establish an equitable legal and regulatory framework for land and resources.
  2. Prioritize payment to communities ensure that benefits and payments prioritize indigenous and local communities, according to their potential role as forest stewards.
  3. Establish independent advisory and auditing processes to guide, monitor and audit investments and actions at national and global levels.
  4. Monitor more than carbon to keep track of the status of forests, forest carbon, biodiversity and impacts on rights and livelihoods. Secure a role for indigenous peoples in monitoring of emissions, making full use of their knowledge of the state of forest ecosystems, something which could be particularly relevant to keep track of forest degradation.

New research to be presented at the conference demonstrates that the costs of recognizing local rights and tenure systems a
'/>"/>

Contact: Jeff Haskins
jhaskins@burnesscommunications.com
254-729-871-422
Rights and Resources Initiative
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related biology news :

1. Tropical insects go the distance to inform rainforest conservation
2. Rain forest protection works in Peru
3. New study warns limited carbon market puts 20 percent of tropical forest at risk
4. Humans fostering forest-destroying disease
5. Emphasis on conifer forests places multiple species at risk
6. Fireproofing homes dramatically reduces forest fire size, according to new study
7. Population movements and money remittances spur forest regrowth
8. Conservation International and Toyota partner to protect Philippines rain forests
9. Peat and forests save permafrost from melting
10. Amazon forest shows unexpected resiliency during drought
11. Spatial patterns in tropical forests can help to understand their high biodiversity
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/17/2015)... , Deutschland und GERMANTOWN, Maryland , ... ®   Produktlinie mit DNA-Tests verbessert ... N.V. (NASDAQ: QGEN ; Frankfurt Prime Standard: QIA) ... neue STR-Testkits der Produktlinie Investigator ® ... den Markt eingeführt. Die neuen Kits zur Erstellung genetischer ...
(Date:6/17/2015)... SAN JOSE, Calif. , June 17, 2015 ... leader in human interface solutions, today announced that ... has adopted the Synaptics ® ClearPad ® ... family of display driver integrated circuits (DDICs) for ... Note Pro. By leveraging ClearPad for full in-cell ...
(Date:6/16/2015)... 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - handyem Inc. and FlowMetric ... incorporation of handyem,s HPC-150 portable flow cytometer within ... This unprecedented model of mobile laboratory platform is ... Pennsylvania Convention Center, ... to 18 th 2015.  By virtue ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):QIAGEN bringt in den USA neue Kits für die forensische DNA-Analyse auf den Markt 2QIAGEN bringt in den USA neue Kits für die forensische DNA-Analyse auf den Markt 3QIAGEN bringt in den USA neue Kits für die forensische DNA-Analyse auf den Markt 4QIAGEN bringt in den USA neue Kits für die forensische DNA-Analyse auf den Markt 5QIAGEN bringt in den USA neue Kits für die forensische DNA-Analyse auf den Markt 6Synaptics Touchscreen and Display Driver IC Solutions Power Xiaomi's Latest Flagship Smartphones 2Synaptics Touchscreen and Display Driver IC Solutions Power Xiaomi's Latest Flagship Smartphones 3handyem and FlowMetric Diagnostics announce their partnership in the development of Flow Cytometry- Based Solutions in diagnostic capabilities 2handyem and FlowMetric Diagnostics announce their partnership in the development of Flow Cytometry- Based Solutions in diagnostic capabilities 3
... tiny possum and a giant rat were recorded by scientists ... remote and virtually unknown Lost World in the pristine wilderness ... and Indonesia Institute of Science (LIPI) scientists were accompanied by ... and its wildlife on an expedition to the Fojas in ...
... Neural Basis of Cognition (CNBC), a joint project of ... for the first time described a mechanism called dynamic ... fly allowing stimuli to be more keenly sensed. ... January 2008 issue of Nature Neuroscience, and available online ...
... Lab has published findings that shed light on ... histone crosstalk, or communication between histones. ... between H2B Monoubiquitination and H3 Methylation Mediated COMPASS ... complex, a histone methylase involved in the development ...
Cached Biology News:Indonesia's 'Lost World' reveals more surprises 2Neuronal circuits able to rewire on the fly to sharpen senses 2Shilatifard Lab sheds light on molecular machinery required for translation of histone crosstalk 2
(Date:7/1/2015)... ... , ... A newly launched business plan contest will ask startup companies from ... life sciences R&D. The Pistoia Alliance President’s Startup Challenge 2015 will see small and ... of expert mentorship from a senior industry figure drawn from the Pistoia Alliance membership. ...
(Date:7/1/2015)...  UCB, a multinational biopharmaceutical company, and Genpact ... designing, transforming, and running intelligent business operations, have ... their close collaboration in driving transformation that achieved ... (GBS) finance organization. The Aecus Innovation ... together effectively to embrace the innovative promise of ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... Santa Clara CA (PRWEB) , ... June 30, ... ... force microscopy (AFM) is hosting a webinar to provide advanced scientific research into ... material science, bio science and energy. Touted as 'the wonder material of ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... ... June 30, 2015 , ... ... will provide new insights on mechanics of fecal microbiota transplantation in C. difficile ... study the microbiome of patients undergoing fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) as a treatment ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Pistoia Alliance Launches Startup Challenge 2Pistoia Alliance Launches Startup Challenge 3UCB and Genpact Receive Aecus Innovation Award for Success in Global Business Services 2UCB and Genpact Receive Aecus Innovation Award for Success in Global Business Services 3UCB and Genpact Receive Aecus Innovation Award for Success in Global Business Services 4UCB and Genpact Receive Aecus Innovation Award for Success in Global Business Services 5How Graphene–based Nanomaterials and Films Revolutionize Science Explained in July 9 Webinar Hosted by Park Systems 2How Graphene–based Nanomaterials and Films Revolutionize Science Explained in July 9 Webinar Hosted by Park Systems 3How Graphene–based Nanomaterials and Films Revolutionize Science Explained in July 9 Webinar Hosted by Park Systems 4uBiome and OpenBiome Partner for Microbiome Study in FMT Patients 2uBiome and OpenBiome Partner for Microbiome Study in FMT Patients 3
... a breakthrough toward creating nanocircuitry on graphene, widely regarded ... the building block of transistors. They have devised a ... (TCNL) for creating nanowires, tuning the electronic properties of ... it to switch from being an insulating material to ...
... June 14 BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ... January 2010 offering of $180.0 million aggregate principal ... $30.0 million over-allotment option) by its operating partnership, BioMed ... and Exchange Commission, on or around July 8, 2010 , ...
... , BOSTON , June 14 ... technology company and Wellogic, a renowned healthcare interoperability ... are working together to create India ,s ... adoption via Wellogic,s world-class portal, electronic health record ...
Cached Biology Technology:Scientists strive to replace silicon with graphene on nanocircuitry 2Scientists strive to replace silicon with graphene on nanocircuitry 3BioMed Realty Trust Announces Planned Filing of Resale Registration Statement in Connection With 3.75% Exchangeable Senior Notes Due 2030 2BioMed Realty Trust Announces Planned Filing of Resale Registration Statement in Connection With 3.75% Exchangeable Senior Notes Due 2030 3HCL Infosystems Joins Hands With Wellogic to Roll Out Nationwide Health Information Exchange Environment Across India 2HCL Infosystems Joins Hands With Wellogic to Roll Out Nationwide Health Information Exchange Environment Across India 3HCL Infosystems Joins Hands With Wellogic to Roll Out Nationwide Health Information Exchange Environment Across India 4
... For rapid and efficient purification of DNA ... 15 minutes by gravity flow.Prepacked with Sephadex ... 0.15% Kathon CG/ICP Biocide.Available in three sizes ... (NAP-5), 1 ml (NAP-10) or 2.5 ml ...
Human Serpin A3 MAb (Clone 213907)...
Human DC-SIGNR/CD209L MAb (Clone 120604)...
Mouse Semaphorin 6B MAb (Clone 256537)...
Biology Products: