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France promotes an alliance to protect global carbon reserves

The French president, Emmanuel Macron, met this Monday at the Climate Summit (COP27) with leaders from various parts of the world to promote an international alliance with which to protect the so-called vital carbon reserves, which include, for example, forests primary and jungles. Colombia, Costa Rica, the Philippines, Gabon or Rwanda are some of the countries that have shown interest in this French initiative, which also has the support of the United States and China. The project seeks to give a special protection status to certain strategic spaces of the terrestrial biosphere, whose destruction, in addition to enormous losses in terms of biodiversity, would mean the release of large amounts of carbon into the atmosphere, with the consequent effect on climate change. .