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What is 'tree banking' - and how is it helping this Indian village reach net zero?

Farmers in a village in Kerala, India, are trialling a new 'tree banking' scheme to reach net zero. Image: Unsplash/Nandhu Kumar

K. Rajendran

Freelance Contributor, Thomson Reuters Foundation


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