Rainforest nations commit to preservation. - 2 Mar 2010  
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Dignitaries of eleven countries with tropical rainforests came together in Bali, Indonesia to discuss issues including biodiversity, climate change and sustainable forest management.

At the meeting’s conclusion, the ministers from Indonesia, Brazil, Gabon, Costa Rica, Congo, Cameroon, Colombia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Peru and Democratic Republic of Congo unanimously vowed to maintain their tropical woodlands in a sustainable manner. All the countries, including newest members Guyana and Suriname,also agreed that rainforest protection must be considered a key element to future international climate dialog.

A big bravo, Your Excellencies and participating governments for your noble initiative and pledge. Blessed be our world as nations unite to restore the precious natural ecosystems, home to all life on our planet.