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Market for REDD+ carbon credits declines 8% in 2012

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Mongabay reports on Forest Trends’ State of Voluntary Carbon Markets 2013 Report, specifically on the 8% drop in projects that reduce deforestation and
forest degradation four percent rise in voluntary carbon offests in 2012, with buyers offsetting 101 million metric tons of greenhouse
gas emissions. Buyers paid $523 million for those credits, or 11 percent less than they
spent in 2011.