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Reducing deforestation in RI

Reducing deforestation in RI

Deforestation and land clearance in developing countries are responsible for annual carbon emissions measuring approximately 1,600 million tons. That’s roughly a quarter of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions, making deforestation a major cause of global warming.

Authors: Murdiyarso, D.

Topic: deforestation, emission, development policy, climate change

Geographic: Indonesia

Publication Year: 2007

ISSN: 0215-3432

Source: The Jakarta Post (December 5, 2007)

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