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Old 06-07-2008, 12:08 PM
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Here's a link to a BBC article talking about an interview he did for them:

"The halting of logging in the world's rainforests is the single greatest solution to climate change, Prince Charles has said.

He called for a mechanism to be devised to pay poor countries to prevent them felling their rainforests.
The prince told the BBC that the forests provided the earth's "air conditioning system". He said it was "crazy" the rainforests were worth more "dead than alive" to some of the world's poorest people."

Full article here, along with the audio version of the interview:

BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Charles urges forest logging halt
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Old 08-07-2008, 02:09 AM
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Okyenhene accepts royal appointment

Ghana, August 6

The Prince of Wales, Prince Charles has appointed the Okyenhene, Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori-Panin as a member of the Advisory Council to the Prince's Rainforest Project (PRP).

Ghana News :: Okyenhene accepts royal appointment ::: Breaking News | News in Ghana | news
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Old 09-11-2008, 04:48 AM
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Britain's Prince Charles called on the world Wednesday to act with a "sense of wartime urgency" to protect the rainforests, warning they were "umbilically connected" to the phenomenon of climate change

Prince Charles calls for 'wartime' effort against deforestation - Yahoo! News
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Old 09-11-2008, 08:50 AM
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Prince Charles listens to broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough Prince Charles attends a Dinner for The Prince's Rainforest Project, London, Britain - 10 Sep 2008.

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Prince Charles with broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough.
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Old 09-12-2008, 07:28 PM
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Britain's Prince Charles called on the world Wednesday to act with a "sense of wartime urgency" to protect the rainforests, warning they were "umbilically connected" to the phenomenon of climate change

Prince Charles calls for 'wartime' effort against deforestation - Yahoo! News
That's what I really like about Charles; if he thinks it urgent - he tells it, regardless how popular the view is.
And on this point, I couldn't agree more. If his calculations are right, and I have no reasons to believe otherwise, then the matter does have "wartime urgency".
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Old 10-13-2008, 07:15 AM
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This IMO, is a great way to bring awareness to young children. They after all, have got to try to live with the terrible damage we have done to the environment.
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The Prince’s Rainforests Project is inviting nursery and primary school-aged children to design its Christmas Card for 2008.
Challenging the imagination and creativity of young children, this can be done as a lesson, an activity day or a homework project

The Prince of Wales - The Prince's Rainforest Project launches a Christmas Card Competition
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Old 11-18-2008, 03:48 PM
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Prince Charles´ rainforest plea
Nov. 18

PRINCE Charles joins forces with The Sun today to help launch a campaign in our schools to save the rainforests.

Prince Charles' rainforest plea | The Sun |News|Royals
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(Oh, how much i love this kind of threads where only the Prince and is work are in the centre of interest....)
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Old 11-18-2008, 05:27 PM
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Yay for Charles!
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Old 11-19-2008, 02:21 PM
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An article by HRH The Prince of Wales for a poster on the rainforests published in The Sun newspaper

18th November 2008

Rainforests are utterly crucial for our future survival – but they are in severe danger. Please join me in trying to save them – for the sake of our children and grandchildren.

The Prince of Wales - An article by HRH The Prince of Wales for a poster on the rainforests published in The Sun newspaper
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Prince Charles named 'friend of the forest' - Telegraph



Prince of Wales honoured for green campaigns - Times Online

"Prince of Wales honoured for green campaigns."

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Pics 25.3.2009

The Prince of Wales talks to Tom Boardman Chief Executive of
the Nedbank Group Ambassador, Hans Brattskar Director of Norway's
International Climate and Forestry Initiative and Simon Rietbergen
Senior Project Manager at the Prince's Rainforests Project at a
meeting of the African Task Force Advisory Board at Clarence
House in London, March 25, 2009.

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Charles sets up web forest plea
Prince Charles sets up web forest plea | The Sun |News|Royals
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The Prince of Wales is not known for his love of technology - he refers to the radio as the wireless - but he will break new ground today when he becomes the first senior member of the Royal Family to utilise a social networking site in their official duties.

Prince Charles goes on MySpace for the first time - Telegraph

Princes and frogs are usually something of fairy tales, but there is nothing fictional or magical about the Royal family's latest campaign which features both figures.

Charles, and sons William and Harry, appear alongside an animated frog in a star-studded YouTube film for the Prince of Wales's latest environmental crusade

Pictured: The Prince, a frog and a film star on a mission to save the world's rainforests | Mail Online
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Nice videos Skydragon!

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Prince Charles, Prince of Wales launches 'The Prince's Rainforests Project' on May 5, 2009 in London, England. The campaign's aim is to raise awareness and public concern that encourages action to end tropical deforestation.
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The frog princes
Prince Charles heads celebrity-backing for rainforest web campaign | The Sun |News|Royals
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What a lovely website, great clip, very impressive.

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True to Prince Charles's reputation as an environmentalist, he's been getting involved in the ongoing debate about saving the world's remaining rainforests by trying to make them more commercially viable as standing forests than as piles of logs.

He has a website on the topic which is well worth a look.

Prince's Rainforests Project
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That is such a great clip, well done to all involved. I hope it makes a difference.
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Karanganyar, Central Java. Britain’s Prince Charles has set aside 2 billion euros ($2.8 billion) to help Indonesia and other developing countries preserve their rain forests, State Minister for the Environment Rachmat Witoelar said on Thursday.

Prince Charles Gives $2.8b To Preserve Rain Forests - The Jakarta Globe
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[QUOTE=Skydragon;973419]Karanganyar, Central Java. Britain’s Prince Charles has set aside 2 billion euros ($2.8 billion) to help Indonesia and other developing countries preserve their rain forests .....


We should all plant more trees, including fruit trees, in whatever empty spaces we can find
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