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Climate Crisis Thrusts Forest Conservation into World Spotlight

Date : 19th October 2009, Source : ENS



BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, October 19, 2009 (ENS) - "Climate change has catapulted forests onto the international agenda after years of languishing in the dusty corridors of UN meetings," Dr. William Jackson told the World Forestry Congress in Buenos Aires today. Deputy Director General of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, IUCN, Dr. Jackson said the continued global decline in forest area and quality, particularly in the tropics, has serious social, economic and ecological consequences. But he sees hope for forests in the urgency of tackling global warming.

http://www.ens-newswire.com/ens/oct2009/2009-10-19-01.asp





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