Preserving Indonesia's forests

Plan launched aiming to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation.

    Indonesia's forests are home to a wealth of species and are one of the world's biological treasures.

    But the rate of deforestation there is faster than anywhere else in the world.

    As Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports, Indonesian businessmen are hoping to change that with a controversial new plan to reduce emissions from deforestation.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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