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A New Initiative to Use Carbon Trading for Tropical Forest Conservation

A New Initiative to Use Carbon Trading for Tropical Forest Conservation ABSTRACT I describe a new initiative, led by a coalition of developing nations, to devise a viable mechanism for using carbon trading to protect old‐growth tropical forests. I highlight some of the practical and political hurdles involved in forest‐carbon trading, and explain why this initiative is rapidly gaining broad‐based political support. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Biotropica Wiley

A New Initiative to Use Carbon Trading for Tropical Forest Conservation

Biotropica , Volume 39 (1) – Jan 1, 2007

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Wiley
Copyright
Copyright © 2007 Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., A Wiley Company
ISSN
0006-3606
eISSN
1744-7429
DOI
10.1111/j.1744-7429.2006.00229.x
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Abstract

ABSTRACT I describe a new initiative, led by a coalition of developing nations, to devise a viable mechanism for using carbon trading to protect old‐growth tropical forests. I highlight some of the practical and political hurdles involved in forest‐carbon trading, and explain why this initiative is rapidly gaining broad‐based political support.

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BiotropicaWiley

Published: Jan 1, 2007

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