Tourism has crashed: Are carbon credits the future for funding conservation in Africa?

The abrupt collapse of tourism due to the coronavirus pandemic has again highlighted the inadequacy of resources for conservation in Africa. Carbon credits have been advanced as one possible source of new funding, but this market’s real potential to protect biodiversity is yet to be established.

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Last updated on 30 April 2020

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
United Republic of Tanzania
Region: 
Africa
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Diseases