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Deforestation - Wikipedia

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Deforestation, clearance or clearing is the removal of a forest or stand of trees where the land is ... Deforestation occurs for multiple reasons: trees are cut down to be used or ... Experts do not...

Why Norway Is Paying A South American Country To Not Cut Down ...

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Feb 6, 2013 ... ... hopes that it might help slow climate change around the world. Why Norway Is Paying A South American Country To Not Cut Down Its Trees ...

Norway Becomes World's First Country to Ban Deforestation ...

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Jun 8, 2016 ... Any product that contributes to deforestation will not be used in the ... The South American country, which has its forests zoned for logging, ... In 2015, Norway paid $1 billion to Brazil, home to 60 percent of the ... Liberia, with the help of Norway, became the first nation in Africa to stop cutting down trees in ...

Norway becomes first country to ban deforestation - CNN.com

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Jun 9, 2016 ... Norway has become the first country in the world to stop cutting down ... to be new to science when discovered in Suriname, South America. ... and timber so that they leave little to no impact on their ecosystems. ... When forests are cleared and set in flames, the carbon in the trees is ... Paid Partner Content ...

Norway rewards Brazil with $1 billion for keeping the Amazon full of ...

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Sep 17, 2015 ... Much of South America's Amazon rainforest will continue to be clean, lush, ... In 2008, when the Amazon was facing a severe deforestation crisis, Norway, a country made rich ... Norway rewards Brazil with $1 billion for keeping the Amazon full of trees ... to 14.3 million soccer fields—from being cut down.

Norway Becomes World's First Country to Ban Deforestation | Max ...

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Jun 9, 2016 ... The More You Pay Attention, the Luckier You GetBruce Kasanoff ... Any product that contributes to deforestation will not be used in the ... The South American country, which has its forests zoned for logging, ... Liberia, with the help of Norway, became the first nation in Africa to stop cutting down trees in ...

Paying to save trees: Last gasp for the forest - The Economist

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Sep 24, 2009 ... IN THE south-eastern corner of the Brazilian state of Amazonas, in the ... to pay others to reduce emissions on their behalf (as “carbon offsets”). Not cutting down trees in endangered areas prevents emissions that would .... Many countries, notably America, are expected to rely heavily on the purchase of ...

Norway Is Paying Liberia To Stop Deforestation | Smart News ...

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Sep 24, 2014 ... Norway is promising Liberia $150 million to stop cutting down trees by 2020. ... But, the BBC reports, Norway is now offering the country an incentive ... protection of their Yasuni National Park, a biologically important site that also ... both Norway and Liberia will have to make sure that this deal does not get ...

Norway to complete $1 billion payment to Brazil for protecting ...

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Sep 15, 2015 ... Since 2008, Norway has paid about $900 million to Brazil's Amazon Fund. ... Oslo is also financing projects to help protect forests in countries ... Worldwide, the rate at which trees were cut down slowed for the third year ... Brazil says the cash has helped its national efforts to slow ... She did not give details...

Liberia signs 'transformational' deal to stem deforestation - BBC News

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Sep 23, 2014 ... Norway will pay the impoverished West African country $150m ... Liberia's forests are not as big as other countries but the country is ... to cut down 58% of all the primary rainforest left in the country. ... The country agrees to place 30% or more of its forest estate under ... Liberia barcodes trees to log profit...