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

Protection, restoration and #sustainable management of #forests 🌳 can help address challenges in #water 💧 quality, quantity and reliability.

Read more in the #NYDF blog “ #Nature for Water”
3 weeks ago
#Indigenous peoples have a long history of #sustainably caring for their lands and forests.

Utilizing centuries of traditional knowledge to maintain #forests that are home to 80% of terrestrial #biodiversity.

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3 weeks ago
A productive 2020 starts with @CDP’s “Investor Research report”;
which evaluates how well aligned companies are to their commitments of zero net #deforestation in #supplychain by 2020.

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