Friday, October 1, 2010

Forestry Link Roundup: Making The Grade

Here are some of the forestry headlines we have been reading this past week. Have any thoughts? Leave them in the comments!

- The Economist's cover page and special report this week is on forests. It covers everything from the economic and social factors causing deforestation to the path of a sustainable future. [The Economist]

- An "historic milestone" in the forestry carbon market was reached this week as the first carbon credits from a land-use project were verified and issued under the Voluntary Carbon Standard. [Business Green]

- Field notes on the Symposium on Forest Governance Indicators held earlier this month were released. The two-day symposium in Stockholm gathered about 45 participants to advance the development of practical and feasible frameworks for assessing and monitoring the quality of forest governance. [PROFOR]

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