Locals Can Help Forest Recover

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BBC News 2011-11-07: Involving local groups has
been a key factor in halting the loss of forest cover in the
Asia-Pacific region, a UN study has concluded. The report found that low-cost
projects offered communities an incentive to protect the habitats in return for job
opportunities and income sources. Such schemes also enhanced ecosystems,
restored biodiversity and increase carbon storage, the authors added. The
results were published at the start of the UN Asia-Pacific Forestry Week.
Despite the threats from illegal deforestation, forest fires and climate change, the Forest… more »

 

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~ by narhvalur on November 8, 2011.

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