REDD alert

December 2010
Ecos;Dec2010/Jan2011, Issue 158, p19
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The article focuses on the United Nation's (UN) Reducing Emissions from Deforestration and Forest Degradation (REDD) program that offers financial incentives to countries to retain carbon stored in forest by reducing logging and fire in Australia. It mentions that corruption and misappropriation of revenues have become a key challenge for the REDD schemes in the developing countries which Australia had established. It also outlines recommendations that alert people about the REDD scheme.


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