Tackling climate change through forest restoration is the theme at this year’s Commonwealth Forestry Conference, currently taking place in Edinburgh, Scotland. 40 countries are represented at the conference, all from the vestiges of the once great British Empire, upon which the sun used to never set. The Prince of Wales has even addressed the conference – albeit by video – blaming agribusiness for ‘alarming’ deforestation rates. According to a report in The Scotsman, the secretary general of the Commonwealth, Kamalesh Sharma, referred to deforestation as ‘environmental vandalism’ and stressed that the time to act was now. He is quoted in…
- Greenfudge.org on Facebook
FUNDRAISINGWe are currently fundraising to start our first real-live nature conservation project. Even $1 can be a big help!
Add your green newsYou must be logged in to submit a story
Tip of the Day
Home/Posts Tagged ‘Prince of Wales’