Scientists urge UN to shield forest communities from REDD+

Jessica Shankleman
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New analysis of REDD+ argues that an overarching focus on cutting carbon could damage forest communities

Scientists will today call on the United Nations (UN) to develop an additional branch of its planned REDD+ scheme to cut emissions from deforestation, in a bid to protect the rights of forest communities....

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