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- Hon. President IvÃ¡n Duque MÃ¡rquez
The Amazon rainforest plays a vital role in stabilizing the global climate, with its more than 390 billion trees storing massive amounts of carbon dioxide—a greenhouse gas driving climate change. But the Amazon is under increasing threat from human activities resulting in an uptick in deforestation. How can we preserve this critical natural greenhouse gas sink before it is too late?