Is REDD+ the right approach to reducing deforestation in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) of the South Pacific?
By Rory Walshe Greenpeace protesting deforestation in Papua New Guinea (Greenpeace Australia/Pacific 2011) 1. Introduction In international climate change policy, REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) is often … Continue reading
On the 20th of May, after the culmination of many months hard work, a group of postgrad students at the University of East Anglia (UEA) welcomed 40 participants to the … Continue reading
Palm Oil plantations in Indonesia (Source: Wikipedia) In 1997, Constanza and colleagues (1997) described ecosystem goods and services as “the benefits’ human populations derive, directly or indirectly, from ecosystem functions” … Continue reading
Written by Janto S. Hess Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) is often referred to as a promising approach to reduce carbon emissions. Recent studies suggest that tropical … Continue reading