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DNP looks to boost carbon storage in forest tracts

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The National Parks Department will seek to bolster its forest conservation projects in a bid to showcase national efforts to combat climate change and prepare for the possible launch of a UN-led forestry scheme. 

DNP deputy chief Theerapat Prayurasiddhi said many forest conservation projects have already been implemented nationwide that are in line with the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change's REDD+ scheme.

The REDD scheme aims at reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, while the "plus" sign denotes measures to conserve forests, enhance forest carbon stocks and manage forest land sustainably.

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