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Information Brief for Forest Managers and Forest Operators: Reduced-Impact Logging to improve forest practices and reduce carbon emissions

Information Brief for Forest Managers and Forest Operators: Reduced-Impact Logging to improve forest practices and reduce carbon emissions

06 June 2013

This brief was created as an outcome from the Reduced-Impact Logging: Challenges, Opportunities and Strategies in the Emerging Forest Carbon Economy workshop, held in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia in May 2012.  

This brief covers:

-What is Reduced-Impact Logging (RIL)?

-What are the benefits of RIL?

-Is RIL more expensive than conventional logging?

-Are there opportunities to make money or gain carbon credits from RIL under REDD+?

-Can the carbon gains from RIL be readily measured?

-Where can I get more information about the benefits of RIL and its role in improving forest practices and reducing carbon emissions?

Click here to view the other RIL briefs.