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‘Selling off forests is business for Peruvian government’

Peruvian-Amazon  ‘Selling off forests is business for Peruvian government’ IMG 20141205 131706 e1467117650657

New report finds that Peruvian government is failing to address the real causes of deforestation in the Peruvian Amazon while undermining indigenous peoples’ efforts to protect their forests   A new report has shown that, despite public commitments to protect Peru’s forests, the first Amazonian host of the UN COP is ignoring the real drivers of deforestation and failing to ...

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Govts, business, civil society, indigenous leaders pledge to end loss of forests

Govts, business, civil society, indigenous leaders pledge to end loss of forests Heru Prasetyo head of Indonesias REDD  Agency

An innovative public-private partnership of multinationals, governments, civil society and indigenous peoples today pledged to cut the loss of forests in half by 2020 and end it a decade later in 2030 – a move that will eliminate the emission of between 4.5 and 8.8 billion tons of carbon dioxide each year. That is equivalent to removing the carbon emissions ...

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More nations commit to fight climate change by restoring forests

More nations commit to fight climate change by restoring forests Julia Marton Lef  vre Director General of IUCN

World leaders announced on Tuesday in New York new pledges to restore over 30 million hectares of degraded forest lands today at the UN Climate Summit. The commitments come from Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guatemala, and Uganda, among others, and more than doubled the number of hectares contributing to achieving the Bonn Challenge – a global goal to ...

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