Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Rainforest allies make headway

Deforestation in Brazil
International climate negotiators failed last month in Copenhagen to agree on ways to preserve tropical rainforests. But they came closer to crafting a global system to reduce deforestation — an achievement that environmentalists, businesses and nongovernmental organizations attribute to the progress they’ve made over the past year.

Photo courtesy of David Bryngelsson/Flickr

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