Forests, Landscapes and Food Security


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Rare animal species are vital to maintaining tropical ecosystems and could cause a chain reaction of disastrous biodiversity loss if they go extinct, a recent study warns. The study, published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B, notes that...
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The 21st of March 2016 marks the International Day of Forests. Every year one day is especially allocated to highlight and celebrate the importance of trees in our landscape in a changing climate and the theme for this year is Forests and Water.
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Women’s use and management of the agricultural land around them is, among many things, affected by access to water for irrigation. The Invest in Water
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The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) highlight 17 important issues that humanity needs to address in order to improve the lives of millions. Trees have a role to play in many development issues, and are closely linked to the SDG #15 “Life on...