Nigeria moving forward on REDD to protect last remaining forests

Mongabay: The tiny state of Cross River, Nigeria, has managed to preserve large swathes of endangered rainforest despite lucrative -- and often intimidating -- offers from loggers and other interests. It's also laid the groundwork for a state-wide program designed to earn international carbon credits by saving trees, thus securing its spot in an elite network of states that are moving forward as UN talks stall. The United Nations REDD Program (UN-REDD) recently agreed to support Nigeria's efforts to become......

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