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Forest Restoration focuses on World Forest Day

March 21, 2021, 1:17 am
United Nations, March 21 (Brensa Latin) Global warming in the face of global warming and biodiversity loss is a fundamental issue today as World Forest Day is celebrated.

Under the slogan ‘Forest Restoration: The Path to Recovery and Well-Being’, various virtual activities will be carried out to commemorate the date on this day and a call will be made to stop large-scale deforestation worldwide. In this regard, a United Nations report (UN) shows that forests play an important role in eradicating poverty and achieving sustainable development goals.

“But despite the incredible environmental, economic and social benefits they provide us, deforestation continues at an unprecedented rate,” the report warns.

The UN Decade on Environmental Reconstruction (2021-2030) is a global call to end the degradation of ecosystems and restore them.

For his part, the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, QU. Tongyu recently said it was necessary to invest in technologies, government programs and the global commitment of all people. Of the planet, which goes through forestry activity.

“Healthy forests represent healthy people because they provide benefits such as fresh air, nutritious food, clean water and a place for recreation,” Q emphasized.

In a virtual meeting today, the manager did not stop deforestation, the world loses 10 million hectares of forest annually, and one in every three catastrophic emergencies is linked to improper use of land and deforestation.

International reports confirm that more than 80 percent of the animal and plant species are found in the wild; More than 1.6 billion people depend on the food, medicine, fuel and shelter provided by these vast areas.

Land degradation affects nearly two billion hectares; Larger area than South America.

In 2012, the UN General Assembly declared March 21 as International Forest Day, officially celebrated for the first time in 2013.

The official organizers are the United Nations Forum on Forests in association with the FAO, as well as the Joint Forum on Forests.

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