Companies won’t meet the New York Declaration or the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 deforestation targets. The Nature Conservancy tells us “that’s okay” and TFA says “let’s not dwell on it”

In September 2014, more than 50 companies signed on to the New York Declaration on Forests. The declaration has a target to “At least halve the rate of loss of natural forests globally by 2020 and strive to end natural forest loss by 2030.”

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REDD-Monitor’s top ten posts in 2018

Last year, four of the top five posts on REDD-Monitor were about scams and frauds. But half of the top ten posts featured forests and climate change. And the post about EcoPlanet Bamboo is about a bamboo plantation company and a slowly unravelling investment scam. Inveterate fraudster Renwick Haddow appears in three of the top ten posts in 2018 (as he did in 2017).

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