For Kenya, the forest is its future

Carbon deal: An elephant herd grazing in Kasigau, Kenya. Several global corporations have bought carbon credits to preserve this wildlife reserve and at the same time, offset their carbon emissions. - EPA

Kenya’s carbon credit scheme has proven effective in preserving its forests.

WHEN 61-year-old Mercy Joshua was young, the vast forests of south-eastern Kenya teemed with wildlife, but decades of unchecked deforestation by locals have devastated the land.

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