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“Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Tropical Forest Degradation” – Winrock International – February 21, 2017

On February 21, 2017 Winrock International announced in a press release that its scientists had published groundbreaking research on greenhouse gas emissions from a previously underestimated source – forest degradation in tropical countries.  The research was published in the journal Carbon Balance and Management in an article entitled, “Greenhouse gas emissions from tropical forest degradation:  […]

“HSBC Updates Palm Oil Policy” – Chain Reaction Research – February 21, 2017

On February 21, 2017 Chain Reaction Research reported that HSBC had substantially strengthened its policies regarding investment in the palm oil industry.  Its new policies are in line with the No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation (NDPE) guidelines.  Also, HSBC will join the Banking Environment Initiative and the Tropical Forest Alliance. You may read more […]