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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...

Carrying forward the Olympic spirit to care for our forests

Ahead of the XV World Forestry Congress in Seoul, Republic of Korea, whereby forestry specialists and policymakers will come together to make decisions about...

Govts, traders urged to stem Congo Basin timber trade

Congo Basin governments and their main timber trading partners must take concrete action to tackle illegal logging according to Greenpeace Africa.  During the 14th edition of...

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,...

Photos: Protest at World Forestry Congress in Durban

As the World Forestry Congress begins on Monday September 7, 2015 in Durban, Greenpeace calls on the delegates to take action to protect the...

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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Folashade Kadiri: Towards achieving a cleaner Lagos

Driving through the city of Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital, one cannot help but observe the practical steps taken by...
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Global South climate organisers gather ahead of COP27

In the lead-up to COP27, the 27th UN climate summit, in Egypt, about 400 young climate mobilisers and organisers...

Why Rwanda leads Africa in plastic waste management

The production, use and disposal of plastics pose the biggest challenge in waste management. While individual governments have instituted...

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Folashade Kadiri: Towards achieving a cleaner Lagos

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Global South climate organisers gather ahead of COP27

In the lead-up to COP27, the 27th UN climate...