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

Topic |   COP26
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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