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Indonesia aims to halt deforestation

Louis Verchot, leading climate scientist at CIFOR, is interviewed by CNN in this special report on efforts in Indonesia to slow the rate of deforestation.

JAMBI, Indonesia _ Rainforest covers 60 percent of Indonesia, yet this developing country is among the world's highest carbon emitters The reason: it has one of the world's fastest rates of deforestation, mainly for palm oil production. As trees are felled, the carbon stored in them and the soil is released into the atmosphere.
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