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Weak forest definition may undermine REDD efforts

Date : 19th August 2009, Source : Mongabay



The weak definition of what constitutes forest under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) puts the effectiveness of a proposed mechanism for reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation (REDD) at risk, argue researchers writing in the journal Conservation Letters.

http://news.mongabay.com/2009/0819-forests.html





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