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Brazil to Restore Huge Tract of Degraded Land in Largest Pledge of its Kind

Brazil has pledged to restore an area of degraded land larger than Romania by planting trees and introducing farming methods kinder to the environment - the biggest commitment of its kind ever made by a single country, according to advocacy groups. South America's largest nation will restore 12 million hectares of destroyed forests by 2030 through planting trees and promoting natural growth, said Jose Sarney Filho, Brazil's environment minister. "We will reforest, restore...

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