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Challenge Badge: Forests
Type: Handbook / Guide
Geographical coverage: International
Implementing Entity: FAO
Language: English
Cost: unspecified
Our planetís forests are the lungs that clean the air we breathe, the homes of countless species of plants and animals, and the source of inspiration and livelihood for millions of people. Globally, forests make a valuable contribution to climate change mitigation in their role as carbon sinks. Unfortunately, forests are under threat in many parts of the world, and are being degraded or destroyed at alarming rates. The good news is: there is a lot you can do to help protect the world's forests! Learn more and take action with the YUNGA Forests Challenge Badge.