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Avoiding deforestation to limit climate change 'cheap and practical'

Date : 23rd July 2008, Source : ENS



COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 23, 2008 (ENS) - Wealthy nations could help reduce greenhouse gas emissions globally by paying landowners in developing nations not to clear forested land for agriculture, finds a new study by a research team from Austria, Brazil and the United States. The research attaches estimated dollar amounts to each metric ton of carbon that could be saved through avoided deforestation in Africa, Central and South America, and Southeast Asia.

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