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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > Stopping export logging, oil palm expansion in PNG in 2012 would cost $1.8b, says economist

Stopping export logging, oil palm expansion in PNG in 2012 would cost $1.8b, says economist

Date : 7th March 2011, Source : Mongabay



Stopping logging for timber export and conversion of forest for oil palm plantations would cost Papua New Guinea roughly $2.8 billion dollars from 2012 to 2025, but would significantly reduce the country's greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new analysis published by an economist from the University of Queensland.

http://news.mongabay.com/2011/0306-png_redd.html





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