Thursday, January 3, 2013

Bolivia adopts own system to save rainforest

Bolivia has one of the fastest rates of deforestation in the world losing more than 300,000 hectares a year. The United Nations wants to give companies carbon credits in exchange for conserving trees. But the Bolivian government has said no to the offer, opting to pass its own law called 'Mother Earth'. Al Jazeera's Barbara Benitez reports.

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