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Alternative Energy record breaker

14. September 2008

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Alternative Energy record breaker

The Greenbird project, a project initiated to attempt to break the land speed record for a wind powered vehicle, has come to an end. Uncharacteristic rainfall in the Australian desert has thwarted the attempt. This uncharacteristic rainfall could well be…

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Pay countries to keep their forests

10. September 2008

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There is an interesting article in the environmental section of the FT regarding paying countries to keep the rainforest they have, rather than selling out to logging firms. It does seem like a very viable option. The president of Guyana has…

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CTF heads for a Carbon Neutral website

10. September 2008

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CTF heads for a Carbon Neutral website

Here at Children’s Tropical Forest we’ve taken a step to making our website operation carbon neutral by teaming up with NS Design for the supply of our web hosting. NS Design use data centres owned by Coreix the first UK data centre to…

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Rainforest blogger? Geriatric? Me?

31. August 2008

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Rainforest blogger? Geriatric? Me?

If you’re the person responsible for writing Roge’s Rainforest Blog, perhaps the first thing you ought to do is establish your rainforest conservation credentials. So, if you’ll bear with me for a couple of paragraphs or so, I’ll try and…

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How is Rainforest purchased?

23. August 2008

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How is Rainforest purchased?

We asked Dan Janzen, President of the Guanacaste Dry Forest Conservation Fund, how they identify the people who currently own the rainforest that they purchase for conservation. See what he has to say. The land purchases (more than 300 in the…

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Rare day-flying moth spotted

22. August 2008

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Rare day-flying moth spotted

Dan Janzen has sent us an image he has taken of a Male day-flying moth Xanthocastnia evalthe in the family Castniidae, about 2 inch wingspan. While exploring the edge of the old-growth rain forest in central Sector A on 20 May 2008, I spotted this…

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Top Tips for saving energy

11. August 2008

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Top Tips for saving energy

We were reading an article on the Guardian Online, and it got us thinking. We wondered if CTF supporters have any top tips that they use around the home or office to reduce their carbon foot print? Aside from the usual…

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About Children’s Tropical Forests

3. June 2008

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About Children’s Tropical Forests

Welcome to the new look Children's Tropical Forests website, a place to find the latest environmental news and unique articles on all things connected with conservation of the worlds tropical rainforests.

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