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Payments to protect carbon stored in forests must increase

Efforts to protect tropical forests in Southeast Asia for the carbon they store may fail because protection payments are too low – according to University of East Anglia research. A study published today in¬†Nature Communications¬†finds that schemes designed to protect tropical forests from clearance based on the carbon they store do not pay enough to […]

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Data from amateur naturalists can improve quality of predicted disease distributions

A new study concludes that members of the public can accurately report disease outbreaks affecting our native trees and that by combining their findings with official survey effort better quality predictions of disease distributions can be made.

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