, biologist by training, has worked as activist, campaigner, and researcher since 1993. She combines academic and action research with advocacy for forest communities whose traditional economies and ways of life are threatened by deforestation and false solutions to the deforestation and climate crises. Her research has highlighted the role of voluntary certification schemes, carbon markets, and the new economy of nature in maintaining ecologically unequal trade and violating the rights of indigenous peoples.
Cite as Jutta Kill, "Commentary on 'Monetizing Nature: Taking Precaution on a Slippery Slope,'" Great Transition Initiative
(August 2014), http://www.greattransition.org/commentary/jutta-kill-monetizing-nature-taking-precaution-on-a-slippery-slope-barbara-unmuessig
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