© Michel Roggo / WWF-Canon
One of the most important topics of the climate change talks in Durban centres around Brazil’s rainforests.
Brazil houses 30 percent of the remaining tropical rain forest on Earth, and has been a global leader in conservation and reducing emissions.
The country’s policymakers are considering changes to laws which would remove protection from an area equal to the size of France and the UK.
Forests are critical for people and wildlife, and also crucial to helping prevent runaway climate change.
Keep up-to-date with Brazil’s Forest Law reform HERE