We set the land area available for the Forest Protection solution at 1,155 million hectares
Since humans began farming, the number of trees on Earth has fallen by 46 percent.
5.1–8.4 gigatons of carbon dioxide equivalent per year
Forest protection could reduce these emissions by 5.56–8.83 gigatons by 2050.
storing it in soils and biomass
Project Drawdown’s Forest Protection solution involves the legal protection of forestlands leading to reduced deforestation rates and safeguarding of carbon sinks.
To evaluate the extent to which a Food, Agriculture, and Land Use sector solution can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and sequester carbon, we need to identify the total land area available for that solution in millions of hectares
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