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Forest conservation via REDD may be ineffective without addressing commodity consumption, trade

Date : 7th February 2010, Source : Mongabay



Deforestation is increasingly correlated to urban population growth and trade rather than rural poverty, suggesting that measures proposed to reduce deforestation will be ineffective if they fail to address demand for commodities produced on forest lands, argues a new paper published in Nature GeoScience.

http://news.mongabay.com/2010/0207-deforestation.html





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