03 May 2011

New report urges immediate action to protect global forests

IIASA forestry models underpin the WWF’s Living Forests Report. The report is based on a new global analysis indicating that more than 230 million ha of forest will disappear by 2050 if no action is taken.



The report proposes a goal of zero net deforestation and forest degradation by 2020 as a global benchmark to avoid dangerous climate change and curb biodiversity loss. More.

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