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CIFOR Review of existing methods for carbon accounting

By David Neil Bird, Naomi Pena, Hannes Schwaiger, Giuliana Zanchi
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Forests are sources of biomass that can be used
to create forest-based bioenergy, whether directly by establishing energy plantations on non-forestland, by using existing forest resources or by using residues from harvesting for nonbioenergy purposes. If created in a sustainable manner, this bioenergy can have significant
positive greenhouse gas benefits.