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Markets and payments for ecosystem services: engaging REDD+ on Peru's Amazonian frontier

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The impacts of tropical deforestation and forest degradation are felt at multiple levels, bringing about local ecosystem degradation, regional biome fragmentation and global contributions of 12-15% of anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. In response to this, markets and payments for ecosystem services have emerged to financially value the services forests provide, most notably in the form of mechanisms to reduce deforestation and enhance forest conservation (REDD+). REDD+ has received m...

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University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Environmental Change Institute
Oxford college:
Linacre College
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SOGE
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Scriven, J
Grant:
ES/F009887/1
Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK

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