02 Sep '11, 11pm

New plan to restore 150 million hectares of forest

New plan to restore 150 million hectares of forest

RELATED ARTICLES Reasons to save the forests November 12, 2008 11:07 AM Finland forest protected: 80,000 hectares of green cover rescued from industrial logging December 15, 2010 08:25 AM Indonesia's plan to save its rainforests June 15, 2010 12:40 PM Nigeria: Country Loses 350,000 Hectares Annually to Deforestation June 9, 2009 10:03 AM Conservationists and politicians meeting in Bonn on Friday launched a new initiative to restore 150 million hectares (580,000 square miles) of deforested and degraded forests, reports the World Resources Institute (WRI), an NGO that is involved in the effort. Supporters say the target — dubbed the Bonn Challenge — could could boost economic growth while helping fight climate change. !ADVERISEMENT! "Restoring 150 million hectares of degraded lands represents an exciting and largely untapped opportunity to create more jobs and economic growt...

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