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Could carbon become the developing world’s new cash crop? Tropical forests store a quarter of the earths carbon and suck in 15 per cent of all the CO2 we emit each year. A new international concept called REDD, aims to make tropical forests more valuable as living, breathing ecosystems than if they are cleared for farmland. Earth Report travels to the vast rainforests of Africas Congo Basin, to find out if forests can realistically pay their way as global carbon stores and who will benefit

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Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Developing Countries - is an effort to create a financial value for the carbon stored in forests.