An aerial view shows deforestation near the border between Amazonia and Cerrado in Brazil in July. Photo: Reuters
An aerial view shows deforestation near the border between Amazonia and Cerrado in Brazil in July. Photo: Reuters
COP26

COP26: Over 100 global leaders pledge to end deforestation by 2030

  • Declaration backed by Brazil, Indonesia and the Democratic Republic of Congo, which have 85 per cent of world’s forests
  • 2030 a date too far away for campaigners who want action sooner to save the planet’s lungs

An aerial view shows deforestation near the border between Amazonia and Cerrado in Brazil in July. Photo: Reuters
An aerial view shows deforestation near the border between Amazonia and Cerrado in Brazil in July. Photo: Reuters
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