Swedish multinational IKEA has announced it is buying 25,000 acres of forest in the US state of Alabama.
A new $25.5 million project from UN Environment and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) will protect Gambia’s natural landscape from the increasingly damaging effects of climate change.
Agriculture stands at a crossroads between its current contributions to greenhouse gas emissions and the number of mouths it needs to feed in the developing world.
The Indian government released its annual Economic Survey this week which has drawn attention to the potential economic damage from climate change to agricultural livelihoods.
The head of the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has called for sustainable, low-carbon practices to be built into the developing world’s growing livestock sector.
“The journey ahead offers limitless opportunities”, said India’s agriculture minister at a summit in New Dehli yesterday.
The Chinese government has announced that new trees to be planted in 2018 will cover at least 6.6 million hectares all over the country- an area estimated to be the size of Ireland, in a bid to become the world leader in conservation.
Academics have warned that the cacao plant used to make chocolate could entirely disappear by 2050 due to climate change.
In a recent interview Erik Solheim, Executive Director of UN Environment has argued that technical jargon alienates people keen on taking climate action, calling for an urgent change in language.
The BNP Paribas Foundation has partnered with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to launch the One Planet Fellowship programme aiming to deliver much-needed research on climate adaptation in Africa.
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