Megaprojects Flagged as Trojan Horse to Develop Remaining Rainforest Areas

A report assessing progress on the 2014 New York Declaration on Forests - backed by more than 200 countries, companies, and green groups - found that its 2020 goal to reduce natural forest loss by at least half would not be met.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A rise in huge, opaque infrastructure and mining projects threatens to destroy and open up the world’s last remaining rainforests to development, researchers warned on Thursday.

A report assessing progress on the 2014 New York Declaration on Forests - backed by more than 200 countries, companies, and green groups - found that its . . .

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