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Congo Basin forests

The Congo Basin's forests are among the largest in the world and crucial to holding the line on climate change - but also are fast disappearing. What can be done to protect them?


Plant more trees to combat climate change - scientists Reuters
Can planting trees really stop climate change? Thomson Reuters Foundation
Armed with smartphones, Cameroon forest defenders take on loggers Elias Ntungwe Nagalame
Congo signs landmark $200 mln deal to protect forests Kieran Guilbert
African nations and donors agree plan to protect Congo forests Reuters
Cameroon steps up efforts but forest loss continues Elias Ntungwe Ngalame
Opinion
Where has aid for forest protection in Central Africa gone wrong? Marigold Norman, ODI
How to stop deforestation? Make 'good stuff' cheaper Megan Rowling
Failure to secure forest dweller rights risks emissions spike Rina Chandran
Firms not yet doing enough to stop commodities destroying forest Megan Rowling
As oil palm expands, African nations agree to protect forests Alex Whiting
To protect Congo Basin forest, ask local people how to use it Elias Ntungwe Ngalame
Cameroon to investigate reports of illegal timber trade with China Elias Ntungwe Ngalame
With an eye on carbon cash, Cameroon boosts forest monitoring Elias Ntungwe Ngalame
Couple forest protection with jobs to boost appeal - experts Fidelis E. Satriastanti
Cameroon guide aims to avert conflict over forest scheme Elias Ntungwe Ngalame
Corruption stalls Cameroon's efforts to fight climate change Elias Ntungwe Ngalame
Cameroon forest people alarmed at US firm's palm oil shift Elias Ntungwe Ngalame
Deforestation rates slow in Africa's Congo Basin Susanna Twidale
West, Central African security force to guard forests, seas Elias Ntungwe Ngalame
Cameroon NGOs ask U.S. to investigate palm oil venture Elias Ntungwe Ngalame
Cameroon hopes timber labelling can protect forests Elias Ntungwe Ngalame
Palm oil expansion threatens Congo Basin forests - report Megan Rowling
US firm under fire over Cameroon palm oil project Elias Ntungwe Ngalame
Cameroon's forests pressured as leaders welcome palm oil investors Elias Ntungwe Ngalame
Cameroon's investment plan endangers forest reserves Elias Ntungwe Ngalame
Cameroon moves toward renewable energy to dry cocoa Elias Ntungwe Ngalame
Logging companies plundering Congo's rainforest - report Reuters
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