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International Forestry Initiative

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Amazon
5888268 km2
Countries
Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
Cities
Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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Partners: The Nature Conservancy
UPS
Countries: Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, United States of America
Regions: Huang He (Yellow River), Mississippi River, Paraiba Do Sul
Project SDGs:
Includes Sustainable Development Goals from the project and its locations.
Protect and Restore Ecosystems (SDG 6.6)
Services Needed: No services needed/offered
Project Type: Collective Action
Language: English
Start & End Dates: Jan. 2011  »  Ongoing
Project Source: User
Profile Completion: 64%

Project Overview

Forests provide much of the world’s most biodiverse habitat on land, making their protection a priority for maintaining biodiversity. They also provide flood control and water regulation benefits. In 2011, we launched a new environmental initiative with funding to help plant, protect, and preserve trees in urban and rural areas in the United States and around the world. UPS is collaborating with some of the world’s leading environmental organizations to manage and preserve...

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Forests provide much of the world’s most biodiverse habitat on land, making their protection a priority for maintaining biodiversity. They also provide flood control and water regulation benefits. In 2011, we launched a new environmental initiative with funding to help plant, protect, and preserve trees in urban and rural areas in the United States and around the world. UPS is collaborating with some of the world’s leading environmental organizations to manage and preserve forests in the United States, Belgium, Canada, Brazil, and China. We are providing financial grants and employee volunteer support for specific projects.

Project Results

To help plant, protect, and preserve trees. Forests provide habitat for wildlife and they affect the volume and timing of water flowing out of the forested area. They also help with soil erosion as well as soil formation for new growth.

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The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. We acheive this through the dedicated efforts of our diverse staff, including more than 550 scientists, located in all 50 U.S. states ... Learn More

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