Forest benefits beyond counting carbon

Harkin, Zoe
December 2009
Ecos;Dec2009/Jan2010, Issue 152, p26
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The article discusses the methods on how to calculate the carbon emissions in Australia. It notes the application of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) analysis on preventing deforestation. It mentions that carbon biomass is the accurate measure of carbon stocks. Moreover, carbon accounting should be applied on Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) to solve deforestation.


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