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The Win-Win of Forest Protection: Enhancing Lives While Slowing Climate Change

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The FINANCIAL -- The 21st century has seen a surge in governments’ strategic protection of forests, for good reason. Forest protection enhances people’s lives while slowing climate change by enabling trees, soil and grasslands to perform their natural functions of removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. These nature-based solutions – noted in 137 of 165 Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) under the Paris Agreement – provide up to 37% of the emission reductions needed by 2030 to keep global temperature rise below 2 degrees Celsius over pre-Industrial levels, World Bank notes.…

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The Win-Win of Forest Protection: Enhancing Lives While Slowing Climate Change

8 mins read

The FINANCIAL -- The 21st century has seen a surge in governments’ strategic protection of forests, for good reason. Forest protection enhances people’s lives while slowing climate change by enabling trees, soil and grasslands to perform their natural functions of removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. These nature-based solutions – noted in 137 of 165…

Nestlé to help protect and restore forest landscapes in Southeast Asia

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The FINANCIAL -- Nestlé announced its support for the protection and restoration of over 500,000 hectares of tropical forest landscapes in Southeast Asia through the launch of Rimba Collective, the largest private sector forest conservation initiative.…

500 hectare planting boost for England’s Community Forests

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The FINANCIA L-- New £12.1 million fund to plant over 500 hectares of trees in ten Community Forests over the next five months. Over 500 hectares will be planted with trees across England’s ten Community Forests, from Yorkshire to Somerset, backed by £12.1 million of investment, the government announced today (6 December). This will also build…