Committee
High School ECOSOC - UN Forum on Forests
Country
Japan

Author

Cite as https://mymun.com/ppdb/15797

The topic before the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF) is: Forests and the Sustainable Development Goals. Japan recognizes the importance of the topic and ensures its contribution on the discussion of the issue. 

FORESTS AND THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

On the Earth, every year, deforestation counts a loss of 30 million acres. In 2017, this average value increased of 9 million acres, getting in the second position of the worst years after 2016. Recently, it has been drafted a top 10 list of tropical countries for tree cover loss: the most alarming fact concerns Amazon Forest, where the level of logging is constantly rising during the last years. If this damaging human activity was annihilated, 1/5 of the greenhouse gases would be absor...