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UN Climate Change-Deforestation Policy Co-Opted by Industrial Loggers/Tree Farmers

The international effort to incorporate forestry and deforestation in a successor to the Kyoto Protocol climate change agreement are being railroaded by industrial tree plantation and logging companies, threatening the substance and integrity of policies being considered as part of the REDD–Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation, according to a UK-based social and environmental watchdog.

Managing US national forests in the face of climate change

Forest policy and management in national forests needs to be re-thought, re-tooled and better integrated across government departments and agencies, according to new research conducted for the National Forest Restoration Collaborative.