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Norway becomes the world's first country to commit to zero deforestation

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jun 04, 2016 01:04 AM
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by Josh Marks last modified Jun 03, 2016

Norway has become the first country in the world to commit to zero deforestation in the government’s public procurement policy. The Norwegian parliament's Standing Committee on Energy and the Environment made the pledge in a recommendation on the government’s Action Plan on Nature Diversity. The committee requested that the government “impose requirements to ensure that public procurements do not contribute to deforestation of the rainforest.” The committee also requested...






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