Aerial views of forest used for logging in Berau, East Kalimantan, Indonesia in 2019. Photo: Rainforest Action Network. Aerial views of forest used for logging in Berau, East Kalimantan, Indonesia in 2019. Photo: Rainforest Action Network.
Aerial views of forest used for logging in Berau, East Kalimantan, Indonesia in 2019. Photo: Rainforest Action Network.

IOC accused of ‘greenwashing’ by environmental group with Olympic Forest project set to plant 355,000 trees across Africa

  • The IOC is hoping to put on a greener face with major projects in reforestation, reducing carbon emissions and ensuring future Olympic Games are climate positive
  • Groups such as RAN say the Olympic body is yet to take responsibility for past failures, including razing of trees in Pyeongchang and its sourcing of plywood for Tokyo 2020 facilities

Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Aerial views of forest used for logging in Berau, East Kalimantan, Indonesia in 2019. Photo: Rainforest Action Network. Aerial views of forest used for logging in Berau, East Kalimantan, Indonesia in 2019. Photo: Rainforest Action Network.
Aerial views of forest used for logging in Berau, East Kalimantan, Indonesia in 2019. Photo: Rainforest Action Network.
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