12 Jun '11, 7pm

NEW STUDY: In Thailand and Costa Rica, the benefits of setting up protected areas outweigh costs.

NEW STUDY: In Thailand and Costa Rica, the benefits of setting up protected areas outweigh costs.

Despite setbacks, voluntary carbon markets booming (06/06/2011) The voluntary carbon market posted a 34 percent gain in 2010, trading a record 131 million tons of carbon dioxide equivalent (MtC02e). While the US accounted for the majority of trading activity, worth $424 million in total, market growth was strongest in developing countries. Is Indonesia losing its most valuable assets? (05/16/2011) Deep in the rainforests of Malaysian Borneo in the late 1980s, researchers made an incredible discovery: the bark of a species of peat swamp tree yielded an extract with potent anti-HIV activity. An anti-HIV drug made from the compound is now nearing clinical trials. It could be worth hundreds of millions of dollars a year and help improve the lives of millions of people. This story is significant for Indonesia because its forests house a similar species. In fact, Indonesia's for...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2011/0612-hance_sims.html

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