133 Nations Sign to Save Forests

Nations from Albania and Andorra to Zambia and Zimbabwe – – including the United States and Canada – – have signed the “Declaration on Forests and Land Use” at the UN Climate Change Conference UK 2021 (Glasgow COP26). In it, they reaffirm their commitment to conserving forests and:

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“Emphasise the critical and interdependent roles of forests of all types, biodiversity and sustainable land use in enabling the world to meet its sustainable development goals; to help achieve a balance between anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions and removal by sinks; to adapt to climate change; and to maintain other ecosystem services…

… We therefore commit to working collectively to halt and reverse forest loss and land degradation by 2030 while delivering sustainable development and promoting an inclusive rural transformation.”

You can read the entire document here: https://ukcop26.org/glasgow-leaders-declaration-on-forests-and-land-use/


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