Brazil Joins Forest Restoration Plan: Daily

By Melissa Rossi, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Joining the debate against global deforestation, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, also known as IUCN, announced on Monday at Riocentro that different organizations from Brazil, the United States and Rwanda have agreed in restoring approximately 18 million hectares of degraded forests by 2020.

The challenge is part of an online campaign called “Plant Pledge” sponsored by IUCN to generate concrete . . .

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