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Arresting Deforestation


Deforestation causes roughly one-fifth of global carbon emissions.

Reducing deforestation is vital to reducing this statistic. Motivating those who are deforesting land to value standing forests is critical, as is building governance and promoting monitoring technologies. Working with communities to improve land management ensures protection at the most local level.
To scale all these efforts, influencing local and national deforestation policies is key. We advance innovations that arrest or slow deforestation using policy, market and community-driven mechanisms.


Mar 16 - 22, 2015
Mar 9 - 15, 2015
Feb 23 - Mar 1, 2015

“I believe that the climate crisis is our greatest opportunity, not only our greatest challenge.”

Al Gore

Feb 16 - 22, 2015
Jan 26 - Feb 1, 2015
Jan 5 - 11, 2015
Dec 15 - 21, 2014
Dec 8 - 14, 2014

“We are entering a period of consequences ... in Africa and India, much like everywhere else in the world, people were noticing that their climate was changing.”

Jeff Skoll

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