Parks officials have selected two national parks and a wildlife sanctuary as possible locations for a greenhouse gas reduction pilot programme.
The three forests selected for the REDD+ programme are Thungyai-Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary, Khao Yai National Park, and the forest corridor that links the western forest complex and Kaeng Krachan National Park in Phetchaburi province, the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation said.
REDD+ stands for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation. The plus sign denotes the conservation of forests, enhancement of forest carbon stocks and sustainable management of forests.
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