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The Current Status and Future Potential of Markets for the Ecosystem Services Provided by Tropical Forests


Sara Scherr, Andy White, Arvind Khare - Forest Trends, International Tropical Timber Association






The past decade has seen the widespread emergence of markets and other payment schemes for forest ecosystem services - such as watershed protection, biodiversity protection and carbon sequestration -around the world. At a global scale, several recent reviews indicate that these activities are nascent and still limited in scope and scale, but that they may have potential to be scaled up to regional, river-basin or national levels with further development.


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Release Date: July 2004
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