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Scientists pinpoint activities driving deforestation and urge countries to take action at Doha

Published on
November 30, 2012

Martin Herold and Veronique de Sy present their work at the UN Climate Summit, 26 November - 7 December, 2012 in Doha, Qatar.

Their work has also been highlighted and summerized in Forest news: Scientists pinpoint activities driving deforestation and urge countries to take action at Doha:

“Understanding what is driving changes in your forest, both now and in the past, is important in developing reference emissions levels for REDD+ so we consider national circumstances and underpin scenarios that deviate from historical trends,” said Martin Herold, a scientist with Wageningen University and associate with the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR).