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UN's Forest Protection Scheme At Risk For Crime And Fraud

03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Experts on all sides of the debate, from international police to politicians to conservationists, have warned this week that the scheme, called Reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation (Redd), may be impossible to monitor and may already be leading to fraud. The UN itself accepts there are "high risks".

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