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Slash-And-Burn In Indonesia

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Indonesia's peat forests are home to Sumatran tigers, Asian elephants and orangutans. (Photo by Ann Dornfeld)

Officials from every country in the world have gathered in Copenhagen this week to build the framework for a global climate treaty. One of the goals is to slow the destruction of forests in developing countries. Those forests process and store massive amounts of carbon dioxide. Ann Dornfeld reports:

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Producer: Ann Dornfeld
Release Date: December 7, 2009
Running Time: 3:25

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