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Copenhagen 'fails forest people'

Date : 22nd January 2010, Source : BBC Link to News Story

A multi-billion dollar deal tabled at the Copenhagen climate summit could lead to conflicts in forest-rich nations, a report has warned. The study by the Rights and Resources Initiative said the funds could place "unprecedented pressure" on some areas. Six nations offered $3.5bn as part of global plans to cut deforestation, which accounts for about 20% of all emissions from human activity. Campaigners warn the scheme fails to consider the rights of forest people.

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