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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > New report on deforestation reveals problems of forest carbon payment schemes

New report on deforestation reveals problems of forest carbon payment schemes

Date : 7th December 2007, Source : ENN



BALI, INDONESIA - A new study by one of the world’s leading forestry research institutes warns that the new push to “reduce emissions from deforestation and degradation,” known by the acronym REDD, is imperiled by a routine failure to grasp the root causes of deforestation. The study sought to link what is known about the underlying causes of the loss of 13 million hectares of forest each year to the promise—and potential pitfalls—of REDD schemes.

http://www.enn.com/wildlife/article/26764





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