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Are our forests disappearing?

  • Arboretum Charing Cross London (map)

“If deforestation was a country, it would rank third in carbon dioxide equivalent emissions behind China and the U.S.”
Forests cover 30% of the world’s land area but they are disappearing. Why are losses on the rise?
Who are the biggest drivers? From timber to cattle and palm & soil oil products, the demands for commodities are responsible for the majority of forest loss. Are there new tools and a faster way to tackle this? 
A discussion with speakers from NGOs, government and private sector on the state of forests and the game changing ideas to ensure their survival.

Curated and chaired by Yulia Stange, Senior Manager of the Forests programme for ClientEarth


Helen Bellfield, Director of Programmes at Global Canopy
Deanne Hughes, Enforcement and Compliance Lead for the UK Government on EU Timber Regulations
Clement Kojo Akapame, Founding Partner of TaylorCrabbe law firm in Accra, Ghana
Duncan Brack, Independent Environmental Policy Analyst, Senior Research Fellow at Chatham House and Associate at Forest Trends


We are officially part of the London Climate Action Week!

Earlier Event: May 29
Private Dinner with Clarissa Ward
Later Event: July 9
The Future of Fish