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COP26: Brazil supports international declaration to protect forests

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian government expressed on Tuesday (2) its support to the international declaration of world leaders to preserve forests and reduce deforestation and land degradation by 2030. The announcement is part of an agreement reached during the United Nations Climate Summit (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland.

According to the Ministry of Environment, almost a quarter (23%) of global emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) come from agriculture and the timber industry. Together, the more than 100 signatory countries of the historic commitment, such as Russia, the United States, China, Australia, and France, concentrate more than 85% of the . . .

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