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Conservation projects displace locals

Climate Watch Blog

March 1, 2010

Conservation projects displace locals Several years ago three U.S. companies sank millions of dollars into a forest reserve in southern Brazil to earn credits to cover some of their carbon emissions back in America. How does the scheme work on the ground? Michael Montgomery reports in collaboration with Mark Schapiro.

Listen to Part 2 of Michael Montgomery's story for Marketplace, this time about the effects on the ground when U.S. companies try to offset their emissions by preserving forests in Southern Brazil. Read More & Listen to Story >>