A vast new marine protected area has been created in the Indian Ocean around the Seychelle islands, the government announced on Thursday, 22 February...
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Rapid population growth accelerates global demand for forest products and services. On the other hand, the population growth also increases demand for agricultural production and converting forests to arable land...
1 day ago
In late January 2018, Paris seemed to be drowning...
Dagmar Haase 19 Feb 2018
"Maintaining food production and rebuilding agriculture is fundamental to preventing loss of life from severe hunger and to provide a pathway towards resilience in the midst of humanitarian crises."
9 Feb 2018
In countries around the world, farming households are facing the wrath of unpredictable climate patterns, especially in Africa where vulnerability is high...
Ariong Moses 6 Feb 2018
"The future of agriculture depends on the management of climate change. There is a need for national investments that are targeted at efforts that address the threats to food and nutrition security within the context of the changing climate."
1 Feb 2018
Mondelez International is contributing $5m over five years to the GCFRP, which aims to significantly reduce the high rate of deforestation and forest degradation, as well as their associated greenhouse carbon emissions, from cocoa farming...
24 Jan 2018
"With improved and climate-smart practices, we can quickly put in place more sustainable and 'greener' livestock supply chains."
22 Jan 2018
Failure to rein in global temperature rises could cause the marine food web to collapse, devastating the livelihoods of tens of millions of people who rely on fisheries for food and income, scientists have warned...
Thin Lei Win 11 Jan 2018
The world has "barely started to fight this battle" to make agriculture greener - and the coming few years will be decisive...
Thin Lei Win 4 Jan 2018
Major investors vowed Tuesday, 12 December, to move away from Earth-warming fossil fuels as world leaders met in Paris seeking to unlock new cash to save humanity from climate "doom"...
13 Dec 2017
Conserving and restoring soils, as a major carbon storage system, is critical for both sustainable agriculture and mitigating climate change. FAO launched a comprehensive global map showing the amount of carbon stocks in the soil...
6 Dec 2017
By combining these interventions, there's a better chance of managing water sustainably for domestic and agricultural use...
Dian Spear 1 Dec 2017
The "trash is cash" slogan is currently being used so that waste is viewed through a new and innovative lens. It also reveals a new approach with regard to electronic waste...
Juliette Biao 29 Nov 2017
This Valentine's Day florists are predicting sales of $95m in the UK alone. But where do they all come from?
Lara Bianchi 16 Feb 2018
Revelations that Oxfam workers paid for prostitutes in Haiti as the organisation was supporting survivors of the earthquake in 2011, have reopened a longstanding debate about foreign aid in the UK.
Luisa Enria 13 Feb 2018
In the wake of his #Peoplekind comment, a joke that "didn't play well out of context", The Evening Standard has provided a lookback on Trudeau's push for gender equality.
Leigh Andrews 12 Feb 2018
Alcoholic drinks giant, Pernod Ricard, has joined the war on plastic by declaring that it will no longer use non-biodegradable plastic straws and stirrers in any part of its business. The Group has asked all its affiliates globally to ensure plastic is not used at any Pernod Ricard events in the future.
22 Jan 2018
This week, diversity was a strong focus on social media as H&M announced the appointment of a diversity manager following the 'racist hoodie' outrage, social citizens stood up for civil rights on #MLKDay, and the #pinkifying hashtag spawned lovers and haters alike.
Leigh Andrews 22 Jan 2018