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Conservation policies that boost farm yields may ultimately undermine forest protection, argues study

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Mongabay.com

Publication Date
2013-04-17

Rising agricultural profitability due to higher prices, improved crop productivity, and forest conservation itself could make it increasingly difficult for conservation programs tied to payments for ecosystem services to succeed, warns a study published this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0417-redd-intensification.html