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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3 weeks ago
"Whether it’s for our physical health or our fiscal health, it’s clear that we need nature now." #EarthDay is a time to reflect on the value of forest health for human health.

More from @nature_org on the pandemic and importance of forests for health:
3 weeks ago
On #EarthDay, investors should look critically at the forest footprint of their portfolios and prioritize company engagement to shift finance away from deforestation.

@CeresNews's Investor Guide to Deforestation and Climate Change is a useful tool:
3 weeks ago
NYDF endorsers join the newly established #LEAFCoalition to accelerate funding for forests.
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Companies & countries are coming together to raise #climateambition and contribute to halting tropical #deforestation by 2030

Approaching our event launch, we thank #LEAFCoalition participants for making this journey to zero deforestation possible.

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