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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,...

Greenpeace demands action for targets to tackle deforestation

Governments and corporations must back up their words with action to achieve ambitious global targets to combat deforestation, Greenpeace International Executive Director, Kumi Naidoo,...

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Nestlé trains over 1,000 children on sustainability

Nestlé Nigeria is helping over 1,000 children, beneficiaries of Nestlé for Healthier Kids (N4HK) programme in six primary schools...
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Monkeypox: Germany, Czech Republic report cases, WHO says outbreak ‘containable’

The first case of monkeypox has appeared in the Czech Republic, medical doctor and infectious disease expert Pavel Dlouhy...

Ghebreyesus re-elected as health assembly adopts measures to sustainably finance WHO

Member States of the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, re-elected Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to...

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Nestlé trains over 1,000 children on sustainability

Nestlé Nigeria is helping over 1,000 children, beneficiaries of...

Monkeypox: Germany, Czech Republic report cases, WHO says outbreak ‘containable’

The first case of monkeypox has appeared in the...