Forest conservation in Indonesia

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Indonesia's rainforests are disappearing at an alarming rate. In southern Sumatra environmentalists are trying to save 24,000 hectares of peatland forests. These are particularly important because their soil stores vast amounts of carbon dioxide.

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Biodiversity Conservation through Preparatory Measures for Avoided Deforestation (REDD) in the Merang Peat Forest Area

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