Photo Gallery: The Fight to Save the World's Rainforests
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Photo Gallery: The Fight to Save the World's Rainforests

Cancun Climate Summit Can Rainforests Be Saved With Cash Injections?

Protecting the world's rainforests is a central issue at this month's Climate Change Conference in Cancun. Huge sums are to be offered to countries that protect their forests. However, experts fear that these rewards could be misused, and that they could actually promote deforestation.
Von Christian Schwägerl und Gerald Traufetter
Translated from the German by Jan Liebelt