In the battle to save forests, a make-or-break moment for REDD+

Part 2 of my 2-part deep dive into REDD+

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In September 2019, something significant happened in the world of forest conservation: Norway agreed to pay Gabon $10 per metric ton of carbon to reduce its emissions from deforestation.

The agreement is an example of the global strategy know as REDD+ (reducing emissions from deforestation…