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Bhutan To Pay for the Climate Sins of Others

Date : 4th May 2007, Source : ENN

Forests cover nearly three quarters of Bhutan, and help to absorb the greenhouse gases others emit. Its strict conservation policies help to guard one of the world's top 10 biodiversity hotspots, often to the chagrin of its own farmers. Yet Bhutan could pay a high price for the sins of others -- global warming is a major threat to its fragile ecosystem and the livelihoods of its people.

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