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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > Rainforest scientists urge UN to correct 'serious loophole' by changing its definition of 'forest'

Rainforest scientists urge UN to correct 'serious loophole' by changing its definition of 'forest'

Date : 24th June 2010, Source : Mongabay



The Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC) has released a resolution urging the UN to change its definition for 'forest', before the controversial definition undermines conservation efforts, biodiversity preservation, carbon sequestration, and the nascent REDD (Reducing Emissions through Deforestation and forest Degradation).

http://news.mongabay.com/2010/0624-hance_atbc_forests.html





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