News deforestation

SAVE Brasil calls upon the President to veto 'retrograde' changes to forest law

Fri, 27/05/2011 - 12:20

Brazil’s lower parliament has passed a batch of reforms to the existing forest code, which BirdLife Partner SAVE Bra...


Agreement close on REDD+ at Cancún

Fri, 10/12/2010 - 21:44

In the closing hours of the climate change conference in Cancún, Mexico, agreement seems to be close on REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation), which would provide a mechanism for delivering fin...


Rubber plantations are erasing Thailand's lowland forest

Fri, 23/07/2010 - 14:09

In July 2010, the Bangkok Post reported on the Thai governments’ support of a project to turn 1,280 square km of lowland Forest into rubber plantations. A total budget of 3...