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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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COVID-19 increased nearly 30% in past two weeks – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the global reported cases of COVID-19 have increased by nearly 30 per cent...
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Nigeria requires over 350m trees yearly to check deforestation – NCF

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says that Nigeria needs to plant over 350 million trees annually to check deforestation. Director-General,...

Uganda urges UN refugee agency to support environmental protection drive

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has urged the United Nations to support the country’s environmental protection efforts by providing refugees...

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COVID-19 increased nearly 30% in past two weeks – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the global reported...

Nigeria requires over 350m trees yearly to check deforestation – NCF

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says that Nigeria needs...