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BGCI signs Rainforest Declaration

4 June 2009

Deforestation is the second largest source of greenhouse gases, it is causing a large-scale loss of biodiversity, it threatens critical environmental services,  is causing humanitarian impacts and is leading to the loss of human cultural diversity.

Because of this, BGCI has signed the Rainforest Declaration, a statement calling for a properly funded and effectively coordinated emergency package that prevents the further degradation and disappearance of the tropical rainforests.

See the Rainforest Declaration and signatories here

Find out how BGCI is protecting the world's trees - Go to the Global Trees Campaign

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