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A look back at the 5 highlights of 2021 for Reforest'Action

The year 2021 was punctuated by several key events for Reforest'Action which, despite the Covid-19 pandemic, continues to evolve internationally.

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European Commission: towards the implementation of a certification for the carbon absorbed by forests

On December 15, the European Commission published a Communication on sustainable carbon cycles, which aims to encourage carbon removals in the EU, through carbon farming, which promotes practices such as afforestation or agroforestry, or industrial solutions. It also prepares the upcoming publication of a carbon sequestration certification framework, announced for 2022.

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Preserving and restoring the Aronas forest

North of Mount Olympus, the highest mountain in Greece, the Aronas forest covers more than 1000 hectares. A massif that is precious to ecosystems and biodiversity, where a planting and an assisted natural regeneration project is taking place.

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IUCN World Conservation Congress: Reforest’Action meets international forest restoration stakeholders

From September 3rd to 11th, the last edition of the IUCN world congress took place in Marseille. This key international event gathered thousands of actors of nature conservation, ahead of the COPs. Over two days, Reforest’Action contributed to the global dialogue on the restoration of forests.

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A 3-year rescue plan launched for the Chantilly Forest

One hour from Paris, the Chantilly Forest offers an exceptional natural setting and a heritage steeped in history. Unfortunately, its stand is currently in danger. A large-scale reforestation project is taking place in order to rescue it.

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UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration: understanding its challenges in three steps

The UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration will be officially launched on June 5th 2021 during World Environment Day. On this occasion, Reforest’Action is taking a closer look at this initiative which contributes to the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals for 2030.

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Forest Revival After a Fire and the Impact of Climate Change

In the past few months, large-scale forest fires have made headlines, particularly in the Amazon and Siberia, as well as more recently in California. Climate change is causing dry spells and heat waves to intensify, resulting in massive fires that devastate both the environment and local populations. We asked our Forestry Project Managers a few questions to better understand what is the best strategy to adopt to promote forest regeneration after such events.

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In Portugal, the fight against fires and land desertification requires the introduction of a variety of tree species

Since 2018, we have been working in Portugal in different regions near the cities of Meda and Marvao, Abrantes, and Maçao, in order to restore areas damaged by fires

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forest - fires - biodiversity - drought - désertification - variety of species

Companies can save the Amazon: Stéphane Hallaire's opinion column

The figures are indisputable: deforestation continues to accelerate worldwide, particularly in Brazil, where 20% of the Amazonian forest has already been destroyed. For Stéphane Hallaire, President of Reforest'Action, companies have the extraordinary capacity, interest and historical responsibility to become the main financial backers of global reforestation. He expresses this in this opinion column published in Les Echos, France's leading business daily newspaper, on 5 August 2020.

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In Spain, our project to restore burned forests carries on!

Here is news of our large project to restore fire-damaged forests, which we have been supporting since 2017 in the province of Palencia and surrounding areas in northern Spain with our partner Sylva Nova.

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