News that the perilous situation of endangered grasslands does not is not fully recognized in an EU anti-deforestation bill ( Leak of European anti-deforestation law omits grasslands and fragile wetlands, September 14 ) highlights the dangerous underestimation of a habitat world which has a crucial role in the fight against climate change. -estimated to lock in carbon. Since up to 30% of the terrestrial carbone of the Earth is stored in grasslands, these sites are just as important as other ecosystems in the fight against greenhouse gases. The The Grasslands + campaign , supported by some of the UK's leading conservation charities including Plantlife, Butterfly Conservation and the Bumblebee Conservation Trust, calls for international protection of our planet's grasslands, savannas, plains, moors, steppes and grasslands to help mitigate the 'impact of climate change and increase biodiversity. The UK government, the EU and other world leaders must commit to restoring, enhancing and protecting these habitats at Cop26 in Glasgow. Ian Dunn CEO, Plantlife; Gill Perkins CEO, Bumblebee Conservation Trust; Julie Williams CEO, Butterfly Conservation Have an opinion on everything you've read in The Guardian today? Please email send us your letter and it will be considered for publication.