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The 300-350 Show: saving forests requires more than cash

Phil England

29th October, 2009

Nathaniel Dyer of the Rainforest Foundation UK explains how saving forests is about far more than simply throwing money at the problem

As Europe stands accused of blocking the protection of intact natural forests and introducing logging-friendly language into the UN draft climate deal, we take a look at some of the key components that need to be in an effective deal for saving the world’s forests.

As Nathaniel Dyer of the Rainforest Foundation UK explains, saving forests is about a lot more than simply throwing money at the problem.

Land rights, governance and demand management are also critical. And payment for forest protection should come from public funds rather than carbon markets.

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