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Is carbon protection the same as biodiversity protection?

Date : 6th September 2010, Source : Mongabay



Protection of forests for their carbon value through Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD) schemes has been increasing in recent years. These schemes concentrate on preserving forest cover, and thus have great potential for the conservation of natural biodiversity. Some (REDD+) initiatives already specifically take biodiversity protection into account.

http://news.mongabay.com/2010/0905-redd_biodiversity_ffi.html





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