Children targeted in new forest initiative

10 July 2009

Photo: K. Sato/ITTO

A meeting in Yokohama on July 10th attended by about 900 people, including their Imperial Highnesses, the Crown Prince and Crown Princess of Japan, heralded the launch of a new environmental education program by the International Tropical Timber Organization to better educate children around the world about the importance of forests in maintaining a healthy global environment.