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Protections for indigenous rights, biodivesity weakened in latest REDD+ text

Date : 4th December 2011, Source : Mongabay



Safeguards to ensure forest carbon projects protect biodiversity and respect the rights of local and indigenous communities were weakened in the latest draft text on REDD+ at climate talks in Durban, reports CIFOR, a forest policy and research institution. The draft text, which will now move forward to a plenary session for approval, also dropped any decision on financing of REDD+ projects.

http://news.mongabay.com/2011/1204-redd_durban.html





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