Indigenous lands, protected areas, and slowing climate change.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Recent climate talks in Copenhagen reaffirmed the crucial role of reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation (REDD). Creating and strengthening indigenous lands and other protected areas represents an effective, practical, and immediate REDD strategy that addresses both biodiversity and climate crises at once.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Ricketts, TH; Soares-Filho, B; da Fonseca, GAB; Nepstad, D; Pfaff, A; Petsonk, A; Anderson, A; Boucher, D; Cattaneo, A; Conte, M; Creighton, K; Linden, L; Maretti, C; Moutinho, P; Ullman, R; Victurine, R

Published Date

  • March 16, 2010

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 8 / 3

Start / End Page

  • e1000331 -

PubMed ID

  • 20305712

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC2838743

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1545-7885

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1544-9173

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000331


  • eng