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Over the last few years, two key environmental issues, closely related, have been on the top of the environmental agenda: climate change and deforestation. Forest is a subject for these two concerns. Deforestation, estimated at above 13 millions hectares a year, or an area roughly equivalent to the size of Greece, has immediate consequence in terms detraction of livelihoods for people, increased carbon emissions, and loss of biological diversity to mention few.

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GRID-Arendal is a collaborating centre of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) . Established in 1989 by the Government of Norway as a Norwegian Foundation, with the mission to communicate environmental information to policy-makers and facilitate environmental decision-making for change.

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