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Rainforests countries agree to work together to save them

Some 66,000 square kilometers of forests were cleared, compared to 2021.

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BRAZZAVILLE: Countries having the world’s three rainforests agree to work together to preserve it for the future.

Representatives from Brazil, Indonesia, Republic of Congo met in Congo Republic and signed a joint roadmap to stop deforestation and protect forests.

Some 66,000 square kilometers of forests were cleared, compared to 2021

Countries agreed on joint effort

The three major rainforest countries, hosting the Amazon, Congo Basin, and Southeast Asia forests, agreed to collaborate at the Three Basins summit in the Republic of Congo.

While not forming a concrete alliance, they recognized the necessity of joining forces to protect these vital carbon sinks.

Deforestation increased in 2022

According to a report by a coalition of environmental organizations, deforestation across the world will increase by 4% in 2022.

The report mentioned that some 66,000 square kilometers of forests were cleared, compared to 2021.

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