RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil holds the world's largest number of priority areas for ecosystem restoration among all nations. Consequently, global attention is focused on the country with the launch of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, which starts this year and ends in 2030.
The goal is to unite governments, productive sectors, and civil society around forest valuation initiatives. Unless something changes, the world will face challenges such as an increase in pandemics, floods, crop failures, and food crisis in the coming decades.
There are 2.9 billion hectares on the planet that can be restored. The goal . . .