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How can the Amazon develop sustainably?

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

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How can the Amazon develop sustainably?

In this vision of the Amazon, the forest will be preserved as a large national park with sprinklings of industry added to enrich its inhabitants. The agriculture at its edge will be more productive than it is today, making use of abandoned land and raising yields to meet domestic and foreign demand without encroaching farther into the jungle. This is aim is plausible, as well as commendable, but it will take decades to accomplish. In the meantime, the forest will continue to shrink. The fight today is over how fast that happens.

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Mount Mabu rainforest given protection

Friday, July 3, 2009

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Mount Mabu rainforest given protection

The unique lost rainforest of Mount Mabu is to be given protection from exploitation, following a new expedition to the remote area revealed a host of new species. The existence of the pristine forest in northern Mozambique was revealed by the Observer last year, and was originally discovered with the help of Google Earth. It is now thought to be the largest such forest in southern Africa.

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Q&A: Climate Change

Friday, July 3, 2009

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Q&A: Climate Change

Q&A: Climate change. What is climate change and why should we be concerned about it? David Adam explains in his Guardian news article. We don't see any mention of the benefit of saving the worlds forests and therefore the worlds largest carbon sinks in the article though.

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Fraud using our site

Friday, May 29, 2009

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Fraud using our site

£1 fraudulent use of our donations mechanism. We are ware we have been the victims of fraud on our charity website. If you are affected and have seen this £1 on your credit card bill, please read on. Your money is being refunded as we speak.

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Pearson Rainforest Reserve

Saturday, May 16, 2009

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Pearson Rainforest Reserve

Pearson, the world’s leading education, business information and consumer publishing company has teamed up with CTF to create The Pearson Rainforest reserve in Costa Rica.

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Appeal – Help save the Costa Rican Bellbird

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

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Appeal – Help save the Costa Rican Bellbird

CTF is running an appeal to help raise money for a project in the International Childrens Rainforest, Monteverde, Costa Rica. Can you help save this endangered habitat?

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Who was Charles Darwin?

Friday, February 13, 2009

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Who was Charles Darwin?

It’s not easy keeping up with history, it changes every, well every second really, so when I started to research Charles Darwins life it came as little surprise to me that there is a great deal of very complicated material…

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Is Google killing the planet?

Monday, January 12, 2009

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Is Google killing the planet?

We all know that the creation of electricity has an impact on the environment in what ever form it takes, so it is hardly surprising to read analysis that large, data centre loving companies like Google are having a significant…

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Khao Noi Chuchi – Thailand

Saturday, December 13, 2008

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A little while back CTF were involved with a project in Thailand, Khao Noi Chuchi, with Birdlife International. We produced a video that talks about what CTF do within their projects, it’s now on YouTube, but I have included it…

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Ghost Trees

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

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While browsing the Princes Rainforest Project website I also came across this video. You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video

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