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Forests reduce health risks, new global report confirms

The global scientific evidence of the multiple types of benefits that forests, trees and green spaces have on human health has now been assessed...

Meat grown from fungus could save the world’s forests

Substituting just a fifth of meat from cattle with microbial protein – a meat alternative produced in fermentation tanks – by 2050 could halve deforestation, a new analysis...

Forests, trees can help recovery from multiple crises, says FAO report

With the world facing multiple crises including, COVID-19, conflicts, climate crisis and biodiversity loss, our forests can help us recover from their impact, but...

UN seeks increased public finance to protect forests

The United Nations (UN) has advocated increased public finance to protect forests in the world. Antonio Gutteres, the Secretary-General of the UN, made this call...

Research network publishes ‘10 Must Knows’ on biodiversity

"10 Must Knows from Biodiversity Science”, ranging from climate stress for forests to the corona virus that has jumped from animals to humans, are...

Forests vital to fight against climate change, says Fijian president

Fijian President, Jioji Konrote, on Friday, March 19, 2021 stressed the importance of forests in the fight against climate change. “We all know that the...

Livelihoods, forests at risk if land rights are ignored, says report

Indigenous Peoples and local communities protect half the world's land, but formally own just 10 percent, according to a report released today by a...

Activists flay UN, loggers over Africa forest grab ‘under guise of REDD+’

Loggers and the United Nations want to grab African forests for REDD+, which promotes monoculture plantations and genetically modified trees and violates human rights,...

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Group admonishes school children on proper waste management

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Centre for 21st Century Issues, has emphasised the need to engage age grade children on...
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Experts urge cross-sectoral ways to mobilise domestic resources for reproductive health in Eastern Africa

Integrating population, health and environment policies and programmes can offer solutions for African governments who urgently need to invest...

World Environment Day: UN roadmap outlines solutions to cut global plastic pollution

Plastic pollution could reduce by 80 per cent by 2040 if countries and companies make deep policy and market...

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Group admonishes school children on proper waste management

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Centre for 21st Century Issues,...

Experts urge cross-sectoral ways to mobilise domestic resources for reproductive health in Eastern Africa

Integrating population, health and environment policies and programmes can...