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Hot and Cold at the Second Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-2)

18 Aug, 2016


by Isis Alvarez*

Although the second session of the UNEA-2 ended on 28 May 2016 at the UNEP Headquarters in Nairobi, key concerns emerging from it are still present in our everyday work on forest protection and biodiversity conservation. The UNEA is a good place to gain further understanding of not only ‘classic’ environmental problems but also ‘new’ and emerging ones. Experts from around the world come together to participate in the Assembly and raise awareness among delegates about their work …

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GFC Magazine: Forest Cover No. 49

4 Mar, 2016

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Welcome to the forty-nineth edition of Forest Cover, the newsletter of the Global Forest Coalition (GFC) In this edition we look at meat as a driver of deforestation, including the way…

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Bioenergy and Forests

15 Apr, 2015

This editorial is part of Forest Cover issue nº47. If you want to read or download the rest of the articles please go to By Rachel Smolker, Biofuelwatch, USA…

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