MPs call for UK ban on trade and financing of deforestation-linked goods

Cecilia Keating
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Deforestation drives biodiversity loss | Credit: iStock
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Deforestation drives biodiversity loss | Credit: iStock

Environmental Audit Committee report also describes government biodiversity efforts to date as 'lacking' and argues ‘bold and ambitious action’ is required

The government needs to dramatically step up efforts to reverse biodiversity loss, and trading or investing in commodities that drive deforestation should be made illegal, MPs on the Environmental Audit...

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