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Nature Now

There is a natural solution to the climate breakdown: protecting forests. Climate activist Greta Thunberg and writer/climate activist George Monbiot explain. 

 

There is a natural solution to the climate breakdown: protecting forests. Climate activist Greta Thunberg and writer and climate activist George Monbiot explain. Learn more at www.conservation.org/naturenow This independent film was made possible with support from Conservation International, Gower St., The Food and Land Use Coalition and guidance from Nature4Climate and Natural Climate Solutions. Narrated by Greta Thunberg & George Monboit Directed by Tom Mustill Producer: Andrea Walji DOP & Offline Editor: Fergus Dingle Sound Recordist: Ewan Dryburgh Motion Graphics: Páraic Mc Gloughlin Sound Designer & Audio Post: Tom Martin for Mcasso Online Editor & Picture Post: Bram De Jonghe for Special Treats Productions NCS Guidance: Charlotte Latimer Music: Rone - "Motion" with kind permission of the artist InFiné & Warner Chappell Music A Gripping Films Production

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The film’s production costs were covered with sponsorship from Conservation International, The Food and Land Use Coalition, and a donation from Gower Street. Musician and performance artist Rone donated use of his track, Motion, to the film. Read the press release.

 

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We need nature

Want to fight climate change? Protect nature.

From mangroves to rainforests, grasslands to coral reefs, nature is a tool we can use to help reverse the climate breakdown.

 

What should we do?

 

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Protect

Where nature is doing something vital – like sequestering carbon or shielding against storm surges – we must protect it.

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Restore

Nature can regenerate itself, if we give it the opportunity. Give it space, but lend a hand where we can.

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Fund

Prioritize the funding of projects that restore nature, not ones that destroy it.

 

SHARE THE FACTS

From George Manbiot and Greta Thunberg, Nature Now:

There's a magic machine that sucks carbon dioxide out of the air, costs very little, and builds itself: a tree

We spend 1,000 times more on fossil fuel subsidies than we do on nature-based solutions to climate change

Nature-based solutions receive only 2% of funding to tackle the climate breakdown

 

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