May 19, 2010

Introducing the World’s Biggest Forest Conservation Deal (original title)

Posted in Uncategorized tagged , , at 9:16 am by CrystalineGoddess

In a Green Peace newsletter today;

Major gains for caribou and conservation in the Boreal Forest

After years of campaigning for protection of the Boreal Forest, we’re happy to announce one of the biggest, most ambitious conservation agreements ever. With the co-operation of major logging companies, the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement begins with a three-year planning period to identify 72 million hectares of new conservation areas, an area larger twice the size of Germany, while immediately establishing a moratorium on 28 million hectares of critical woodland caribou habitat. There is still a lot of work to do, but this landmark agreement promises vast new protected areas across Canada’s Boreal Forest.

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