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New evidence suggests that REDD+ projects in the tropics have helped reduce deforestation, particularly in regions of rapid land use change

Tropical deforestation and degradation are significant contributors to global greenhouse gas emissions. Projects aimed at Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) in exchange for carbon finance are helping to curb those emissions, but global analyses of their effectiveness using standardised approaches are needed.

Protecting tropical forests through carbon finance can work | Department of Plant Sciences (