'Glasgow Leaders' Declaration on Forest and Land Use': Over 100 nations promise to reverse forest loss by 2030

Cecilia Keating
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'Glasgow Leaders' Declaration on Forest and Land Use': Over 100 nations promise to reverse forest loss by 2030

Countries rally behind push to halt forest loss by the end of the decade, as major financial institutions pledge to eliminate deforestation-related activity from their portfolios

More than 100 world leaders have signed a historic pact to halt and reverse forest loss and land degradation by 2030, in a deal that has been hailed by some observers as one of the "first major outcomes"...

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