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Keeping it green : tropical forestry opportunities for mitigating climate change




Tropical forests and climate change. The global carbon cycle and tropical forests. Policy options for using forestry to mitigate climate change. Estimating how much tropical forestry can mitigate climate change. A review of tropical land availability and the carbon - sequestration literature. Study methodology and scope. Methodological caveats. Tropical forest carbon scenarios. Carbon emissions with business as usual deforestation. Maintaining carbon stock : slowing deforestation to reduce emission. Adding to tropical carbon stock by regenerating forests. Adding to tropical carbon stock through farm forestry. Adding to tropical carbon stock by establishing plantations. The scenarios in perspective.

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