Year 12 | 21 January 2020 | TO ENTER | TO REGISTER


Welcome to the International Year of Forests

According to the World Bank, more than 1.6 billion people depend on forests for their survival. For this year celebrations, UN will encourage activities which favor knowledge exchange on techniques to improve the sustainable preservation of forests

Marcello Ortenzi

Created new global scientific body about biodiversity

The UN General Assembly meeting in New York this week decided to create this new international body and it is expected that the first meeting will take place next summer


Agriculture in developing countries must become "climate-smart"

Farming must become more resilient to disruptive events like floods and droughts. The vulnerability of farming communities to climate-related disasters must be reduced

S. C.

For energy savings: stop wasting food

Reducing the waste of food in the United States could save the energy equivalent of 350 million barrels of oil a year. That represents about 2 percent of annual energy consumption in the U.S

Aliona Avduhova

USA launches new climate change research projects

The studies will make use of existing data, field studies and modeling to better understand the effects of climate change on aquatic ecosystems

S. C.

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