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    Protecting the Prespa National Park (Albania)

    The natural environment of the Prespa Region in Albania is under threat from deforestation and overfishing by its own inhabitants. German KfW Development Bank is funding a reforestation programme.

    Reforestation in Costa Rica; Teak, Almandro Tree Farm

    Visiting Paul’s farm in the Arenal, Costa Rica area. He has turned pasture land into a reforestation project for Teak and Almandro trees. The main goal of the project is to create a sustainable lumber business.

    UNEP: Deforestation Costing Kenya Billions

    Cutting down trees in Kenya costs a lot and worsen the water supply situation, Forestry and Wildlife Minister Dr. Noah highlights the role of Kenya’s water towers and related ecosystems to the economy.

    REDD+ in DRC — Local Action, Global Impact (Congo)

    In this short video produced by WWF, Tosi Mpanu Mpanu, head of the government’s official agency on REDD+, CN-REDD, describes the nation’s commitment to REDD+ and needs to scale-up REDD+ in the country.

    Reforestation Efforts in Ecuador.

    Reforestation of the Watershed of Rio Suo with Nova Monda Cacao & Chocolate and Eco-Cacao, a cooperative that focuses on reforestation and conservation of all the areas where members of the cooperative live.

    UNEP observes massive deforestation in Afghanistan

    The UNEP environmental mission to Afghanistan observed massive loss of pistachio woodlands. Up to 99% in some areas. This two minute clip shows the degradation from 1950 in some of the areas visited.

    Vietnam: deforestation and climate change | Global 3000

    Mangrove forests in the Mekong Delta (Vietnam) have been chopped down to make way for more shrimp farms, but deforestation is destroying the habitat of many animals and affecting the lives of the people.

    Thailand Deforestation part 2 – An EcoTipping Point Story

    The government of Thailand has been seeking its economical growth by exploiting the forests they had. The result is a dry soil that doesn’t give enough food to its inhabitants leading to a change of society.

    Thailand Deforestation Part 1 – An EcoTipping Point Story

    The government of Thailand has been seeking its economical growth by exploiting the forests they had. The result is a dry soil that doesn’t give enough food to its inhabitants leading to a change of society.

    Conversations with the Earth – Philippines

    Indigenous communities in the Cordillera region (Philippines) record the impacts of large-scale mining and deforestation on their environment. Their film also show their fears for the effects of climate change.

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