Tuesday, 9 June 2009

How Carbon Markets Can Make Both Economic and Ecological Sense

"Preserving forests might make economic sense for governments and forest dwellers, and it could also help preserve the habitats of endangered mammals such as orangutans and elephants, according to a study released this week.
The study, published in the journal Conservation Letters, is part of a larger effort by conservation organizations to protect tropical forests from the industries that threaten them by using charismatic species to harness public support and generate money for conservation." Read the rest of this story from the New York Times' Dot Earth blog.

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