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The counting of nine billion trees could help manage climate credits and nature restoration

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French NGOs Sue BNP Paribas, Europe’s Largest Financier of Fossil Fuel Expansion

French environmental organizations Notre Affaire à Tous, Friends of the Earth France, and Oxfam France last week filed what they say is the world’s...

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