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Luxury fashion label Chanel invests $25m in new climate adaptation fund

Chanel is backing a new climate adaptation fund that aims to raise $100m by 2025...

By Michael Taylor 11 Jun 2021

Greening the planet: We can't just plant trees, we have to restore forests

Planting trees can sometimes be a carbon-offset box-ticking exercise, but...

By Tristram Hales, Benoit Goossens and Mike Bruford 21 May 2021

FAO, partners' high-tech response to help win fight against desert locust swarms

In the past year, waves of the desert locusts have swept across East Africa,...

11 May 2021

New mangrove forest mapping tool puts conservation in reach of coastal communities

Despite their enormous value, mangroves are being removed at an alarming rate. A...

By Trevor Gareth Jones 15 Jan 2021

Demand for meat is driving deforestation in Brazil - changing the soy industry could stop it

Deforestation in Brazil recently reached a 12-year high, prompting France to cut...

By Angela Guerrero and Malika Virah-Sawmy 4 Jan 2021

Global forest sector: Providing solutions for pandemic recovery

In its statement released in Rome, Italy today, the Advisory Committee of...

9 Oct 2020

How our food choices cut into forests and put us closer to viruses

Forests provide an essential buffer between people and wildlife - and the...

24 Aug 2020

Are young trees or old forests more important for slowing climate change?

The age of a forest can influence how effectively it offsets our emissions...

By Tom Pugh 31 Jul 2020

Revolutionise food production system or face mass deforestation, scientists warn

Indigenous and local communities face threats from biodiversity loss...

By Julie Mollins 20 Feb 2020

Management of intact forestlands by indigenous peoples key to protecting climate

Rights recognition crucial to fend off global warming and catastrophic climate...

By Julie Mollins 24 Jan 2020

Growing extra trees, shrubs raises smallholders $50/year

When smallholder farmers mix trees and shrubs into their lands it increases...

By Gilbert Nakweya 23 Jan 2020

FAO highlights solutions to deforestation

FAO is working with countries to coordinate land use approaches across sectors,...

18 Dec 2019

FAO, GEF team up to make forest data more transparent, accessible and available

"Many developing countries lack the capacity to generate reliable forest data to...

14 Nov 2019

Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019




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