The New York Declaration on Forests: 5 top forestry experts respond

On September 23rd 2014 at the United Nations summit on Climate change in New York, governments, companies and campaigners made a pledge to halt the loss of the world’s natural forests by 2030, halve the rate of deforestation by the end of this decade and to restore hundreds of millions of acres of degraded land.

In this video we give five top scientists – also meeting in New York for the Colloquium on Forests and Climate Change ( one minute each to give their first response to the declaration.