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Energy and food security can be simultaneously improved through well-designed biofuel and bioenergy development programmes, says a report released by a team of experts from ten institutions. The report also seeks to debunk some of the public’s...
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"To build a sustainable, climate-resilient future for all, we must invest in our world's forests. That will take political commitment at the highest levels, smart policies, effective law enforcement, innovative partnerships and funding." Ban Ki-Moon
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A new study finds that in the state of Pará alone, selective logging, road-building, fires and other disturbances have reduced biodiversity as much as clearing 92,000–139,000 km2of pristine forest.
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This blog is written by Larissa Stiem and Focali member Torsten Krause based on results presented in their article