The Logging Loophole at the Heart of Glasgow COP21 Deforestation Declaration

The Glasgow declaration on forests and land use pledges to stop deforestation by 2030, but a logging loophole in the declaration actually allows clearcutting and other ecologically destructive forestry practices to continue unchecked.

Why is industrial logging excluded from the Glasgow Declaration on Deforestation? Why don’t clear-felled forests count? Why isn’t converting forests into monoculture plantations considered land use change? This loophole must be challenged @UNFCCC A logging loophole at the heart of the Glasgow Declaration allows clear cutting and ecologically destructive forestry practices to continue unchecked.

World leaders must address this @kishida230@jairbolsonaro @10DowningStreet @POTUS @JustinTrudeau @jokowi

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This article and video is a combined effort of Forest Defenders and the Environmental Paper Network.

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