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Editorial: Canada not happy with EU Deforestation Regulation

EU Member States and the European Parliament recently agreed on the Regulation on deforestation-free products, which aims to promote the consumption of forest-friendly products and reduce the EU’s impact on global deforestation and forest degradation.
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Global heating threatens northern forests

In the last month, fires have ravaged forests in both Canada and Russia. This is just the latest of many similar examples.
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A quantative take on Russian forests

Russia has one fifth of the global forest area. This area has remained relatively constant in recent decades, but clear cutting and wildfires are altering the species composition.
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Towards a Latin American agenda for a just socio-ecological transition

Climate Action Network Latin America hosted a series of regional dialogues during 2021 on how to jointly advance the climate, biodiversity and human rights agendas.
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Deforestation must decrease by 95 per cent in a 1.5 °C world

Measures within the land sector could contribute about 30 per cent, or 15 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (GtCO2e) per year ...
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Amazon rainforest “close to irreversible tipping point”

The Amazon rainforest is dangerously close to an irreversible “tipping point” within two years according to a new report, the Guardian writes.
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Management or protection?

The fate of the vast boreal forest belt of the northern hemisphere is crucial for global climate. A new AirClim-report looks into our possibilities to protect and manage these forests for climate mitigation. Reducing paper consumption turns out to be an option.
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