Fighting Deforestation – Solutions and Commitments Beyond Copenhagen

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. The Swedish Postcode Lottery is cooperating with National Geographic for the COP15 and will present a new outdoor photo exhibition that illustrates the devastating effects of deforestation in Borneo through the eyes of Tebaran, a member of the dying nomadic Penan tribe of Borneo, and a wanted man because of his struggle to save the rainforest.
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When 02:00 PM 04:00 PM 13 Dec 2009
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Hotel Admiral, Toldbodgade 24-28, 1253 Copenhagen K
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Deforestation is an urgent and crucial problem for the Copenhagen summit: according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, tropical deforestation is responsible for 20% of global carbon dioxide emissions. The UN Food and Agriculture Organization estimates that more than 25 % of global CO2 emissions come from deforestation. The idea of the event is to bridge the gap between private, public and non-profit sectors and facilitate transboundary platforms for action that can help to put a stop to the exploitation of the rain forests.

Organiser: The Swedish Postcode Lottery

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European Environment Agency (EEA)
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1050 Copenhagen K
Phone: +45 3336 7100