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September 12, 2011 | Pikiran Rakyat Online

This short article followed the ELTI Conference Restoring Forests for Communities, Biodiversity, and Ecosystem Services, held in Indonesia on September 12-13, 2011. (Article in Indonesian)

August 12, 2011 | STRI Newsletter

Short article on a recent effort to prepare Panama's indigenous leaders for upcoming UNFCCC talks.

To read the note, download the August 12, 2011 issue from the link below and go to Page 3. (Article in English)

July 1, 2011 | STRI Newsletter

This article describes the recent meeting of the Consultative Council on Conflict Resolution and REDD+ in Panama.

To read the note, download the July 1, 2011 issue from the link below and go to Page 3. (Article in English)

June 10, 2011 | STRI Newsletter

This article highlights three recent ELTI events on native species reforestation conducted in Asia and the Neotropics.

To read the note, download the June 10, 2011 issue from the link below and go to Page 3. (Article in English)

May 13, 2011 | STRI Newsletter

Brief note about a recent workshop that makes part of STRI's Packard Project.

To read the note, download the May 13, 2011 issue from the link below and go to Page 2. (Article in English)

April 16, 2011 | La Prensa

In this article Tamara del Moral explains REDD+ in simple terms, and summarizes some of the ideas presented during the 2011 ELTI/PRORENA Conference, REDD+: Technical, Socio-Economic, and Political Dimensions. (Article in Spanish)

April 15, 2011 | STRI Newsletter

This article describes the two-day conference organized by ELTI and PRORENA on the topic of REDD+ and its multiple dimensions, an issue of great relevance to Panama and the region.

To read the note, download the April 15, 2011 issue from the link below and go to Page 2. (Article in English).

April 9, 2011 | Manila Bulletin

This article describes efforts led by ELTI partners and alumni to restore an important watertshed using 'rainforestation'. (Article in English)

March 31, 2011 | EurekAlert!

This Eurekalert press release announces ELTI's 2011 annual conference on REDD+, which will take place in the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama City, on April 7-8. (Article in English)

March 1, 2011 | SciDev.net

This article briefly explains how the PES mechanism could incentivize the reforestation of degraded lands, two of ELTI's key training topics. (Article in Spanish).

February 18, 2011 | STRI Newsletter

This short note describes the five-day training on a local form of forest restoration known as "Rainforestation", which was organized by the ELTI Asia office in collaboration with Visayas State University in Leyte, Central Philippines.

To read the note, download the February 18, 2011 issue from the link below and go to Page 3. (Article in English)

February 1, 2011 | SER Newsletter

This article, published in the Newsletter of the Society for Ecological Restoration, describes the history of Rainforestation and ELTI's ongoing involvement in the collective efforts to scale it up. (Article in English)

October 22, 2010 | STRI Newsletter

This short note describes the work ELTI's Leadership Program is doing with cattle farmers in Panama's Azuero Peninsula.

To read the note, download the October 22, 2010 issue from the link below and go to Page 4. (Article in English)

September 17, 2010 | CNN

This article by Susannah Palk and Denisa Moariu features views by ELTI director Javier Mateo-Vega on Panama's biodiversity. It was published as part of CNN's Global Connections series. (Article in English)

September 3, 2010 | STRI Newsletter

Short article about the PES Workshop held in Honduras in August 2010, and the REDD Workshop for indigenous leaders held in Panama.

To read about the workshop, download the September 3, 2010 issue from the link below and go to Page 2. (Article in English)

August 27, 2010 | Tropical Conservation Science

Written by Javier Mateo-Vega, Eva Garen and Cecilia Viana, this article describes the importance of capacity building for payment for ecosystem services (PES) in the context ot the Atlantic forest of Brazil. (Article in English)

August 27, 2010 | Yale Environmental News

This article by Javier Mateo-Vega, Eva Garen and Cecília Viana describes the importance of capacity building for payment for ecosystem services (PES) in the context ot the Atlantic forest of Brazil. 

To read the article, download the fall/winter 2010 (vol16, #1) issue from the link below and go to Page 28. (Article in English)

August 1, 2010 | Yale Environmental News

This article written by Javier Mateo-Vega, provides an overview of ELTI's work throughout its five years of activities. The article highlights the importance of providing capacity-building on strategies to conserve, restore and/or reduce impacts and threats to tropical forests outside of protected areas.

To read the article, download the fall/winter 2010 (vol16, #1) issue from the link below and go to Page 20. (Article in English)

June 18, 2010 | STRI Newsletter

Brief mention to ELTI's recent courses on the topic of Payment for Environmental Services in two regions of Brazil.

To read this article, download the June 18, 2010 issue from the link below and go to page 2. (Article in English)

May 28, 2010 | STRI Newsletter

Brief introduction to ELTI's newest staff members, Saskia Santamaría and Yohany Candanedo.

To read the profiles, download the May 28, 2010 issue from the link below and go to Page 3. (Article in English)

May 20, 2010 | Earthzine

Written by Javier Mateo-Vega, this article describes ELTI's approach to tropical forest conservation and the kind of work we do. (Article in English)

April 30, 2010 | STRI Newsletter

Update on the recent silvopastoral systems practicum held in southwestern Panama from March 26-28. Eighteen farmers participated in the Practicum, many of whom were participants in the PRORENA native species reforestation on-farm trials.

To read about the practicum, download the April 30, 2010 issue from the link below and go to Page 2. (Article in English)

March 19, 2010 | STRI Newsletter

Brief article about the recent ELTI Final Workshop on REDD for Panamanian Indigenous Leaders, conducted on February 26-28, 2010 in Sambu, Panama.

To read about the workshop, download the March 19, 2010 issue from the link below and go to Page 3. (Article in English)

January 22, 2010 | STRI Newsletter

Short note about the recent ELTI/PRORENA Conference The Ecology and Ecosystem Services of Native Trees: Implications for Reforestation and Land Restoration in Mesoamerica, held on January 21-22, 2010 at STRI, Panama City.

To read about the conference, download the January 22, 2010 issue from the link below and go to Page 3. (Article in English)

January 18, 2010 | EurekAlert!

Press release about the recent ELTI/PRORENA Conference, The Ecology and Ecosystem Services of Native Trees:Implications for Reforestation and Land Restoration in Mesoamerica, held on January 21-22, 2010 at STRI, Panama City. (Article in English)

November 27, 2009 | STRI Newsletter

Short note about the recent ELTI course Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation REDD, held in Pontianak, West Kalimantan, Indonesia, from October 28-30.

To read about the course, download the November 27, 2009 issue from the link below and go to Page 2. (Article in English)

November 17, 2009 | Institute of Southeast Asian Studies Flyer

Environment and Climate Change Seminar Series
Institute of Southeast Asia Studies, Singapore

Speaker: Dr. David Neidel - Coordinator, Asia Training Program, ELTI
Date: Tuesday, 17 November, 2009
Time: 2.30 - 4:00 pm
Room: ISEAS Seminar Room II

(Flyer in English)

October 2, 2009 | STRI Newsletter

Short note about the recent ELTI/PRORENA Workshop on Native Species Reforestation, and Agroforestry and Silvopastoral Systems, held in Los Santos, Panama, from September 1-4, 2009

To read about the workshop, download the October 2, 2009 issue from the link below and go to Page 2. (Article in English)

September 11, 2009 | STRI Newsletter

From August 16-20, ELTI and partner Forest Trends held a workshop for indigenous leaders on the possible benefits of PES schemes for their communities.

To read the note, download the September 11, 2009 issue from the link below and go to Page 3. (Article in English)

August 28, 2009 | STRI Newsletter

Short note about the recent ELTI/STRI Decision Makers Seminar Series for incoming government officials, held at STRI, Panama on August 18, 2009.

To read the note, download the August 28, 2009 issue from the link below and go to Page 2.  (Article in English)