The New York Declaration on Forests is a partnership of governments, multinational companies, civil society and indigenous peoples who strive to halve deforestation by 2020 and to end it by 2030.
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The NYDF outlines ten ambitious global targets related to protecting and restoring forests, which, if realized, have the potential to reduce annual carbon emissions by 4.5 to 8.8 billion tonnes of CO2 - equivalent to the annual emissions of the United States.

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2 weeks ago
Julie Nash and @jamisonervin make the business case for preserving intact forests, outlining their importance beyond carbon offsets and calling for investors to assess the quantity and quality of forest commitments in corporate sustainability plans.
2 weeks ago
In addition to storing carbon, companies need to consider the vital role intact forests play in other SDGs such as water security, sustainable livelihoods, and maintaining biodiversity.

Read @jamisonervin and Julie Nash of @CeresNews ‘s article here:
4 weeks ago
"a vaccine alone...will not tip the balance toward health b/c COVID-19 is not a disease; it is a symptom of an exhausted planet. The renewal of a healthy relationship to our one shared mother, planet Earth, is the cure" @jamesmaskalyk in @globeandmail


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