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The co-benefits of carbon management on country

Carbon offsetting is a fraught science, but there are schemes that have additional benefits beyond their carbon-mitigation value.

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Green, D., Minchin, L. The co-benefits of carbon management on country. Nature Clim Change 2, 641–643 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1038/nclimate1643

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