Earth losing forests at a frightening rate

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According to some reports, the planet loses up to 10 million hectares of forest every year. Part of the problem, experts say, is that cutting down a tree takes just minutes but growing it back takes years. Andrew Deutz, Director of International Government Relations at The Nature Conservancy spoke to CCTV for this Insight.

Andrew Deutz on the loss of forest

Andrew Deutz on the loss of forest

According to some reports, the planet loses up to 10 million hectares of forest every year. Part of the problem, experts say, is that cutting down a tree takes just minutes but growing it back takes years. Andrew Deutz, Director of International Government Relations at The Nature Conservancy spoke to CCTV for this Insight.


Brazil pledges to restore 12 million hectares of forest

Brazil pledges to restore 12 million hectares of forest

Brazil pledges to restore 12 million hectares of forest

In an effort to fight climate change, Brazil's president recently pledged to restore millions of hectares of forests in the lead-up to the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris. CCTV's Lucrecia Franco has the story from Rio de Janeiro.