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    Suburbanization Spreads Through U.S. Southern Forests

    New Google maps show the drivers of change that impact southern forests in the United States.

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    For U.S. Forests, REDD Begins at Home

    By losing forest, the United States also loses one of its best defenses against climate change.

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    Forests, Climate Change and the Challenge of REDD

    To combat global warming, forests must be part of the solution. How can we make good forest stewardship a reality?

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    Is Your Company Prepared for the Lacey Act?

    A recent U.S. government raid on illegally sourced wood is a wake-up call to businesses.

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    Fact Sheet: Are You Ready for the Lacey Act?

    What is the Lacey Act and how can companies comply? This fact sheet provides answers to frequently asked questions.

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    Can Climate Action Resuscitate Tropical Forests?

    To be successful, money pledged to protect forests must tackle the underlying drivers of deforestation.

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    New Hope for Restoring Forest Landscapes

    A new map shows a world of opportunity for restoration of forest landscapes. COP-15 negotiators should take note.

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REDD Alert: Lessons from Peru’s Camisea Pipeline Project

Can forest-rich countries learn from the mistakes of extractive projects and avoid unleashing their own resource curse?

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Tracking Transformative Forest Actions to Reduce Emissions

An Illegal Logging Case Study

This working paper explores the types of information and supporting data necessary to ensure that national strategies to reduce emissions are developed and implemented effectively. It does so by focusing on measures to address illegal logging, drawing on specific strategies and recommendations...

What’s Next for Indonesia-Norway Cooperation on Forests?

In May 2010, Norway agreed to contribute up to $1 billion towards reducing deforestation and forest degradation and loss of peatland in Indonesia, which now account for more than 80 percent of the country’s greenhouse gas emissions. The “Letter of Intent” is a promising first step, yet the two countries must still settle key details of the agreement. Below is WRI’s analysis of the Letter of Intent and recommendations for what should be addressed next.

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