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This new video explains the EU’s proposed new Regulation on deforestation-free products, which aims to reduce the risk that products on the EU market have caused forest destruction and human rights impacts. It also explains the issues at stake and the loopholes that need to be closed over the next few months, as the Regulation is discussed by the European Parliament and the Council.
The proposed regulation is a great step forward in the EU’s efforts to end imports of commodities that destroy forests world-wide.
But it could do even more!
This short video outlines the five loopholes in the proposed Regulation and how the EU can close them: