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Beef, soybeans’ production destroying biodiversity

28 Nov, 2018

(MENAFN – Daily News Egypt) Following a discussion held last week at the ongoing 14th Conference of Parties (COP14), under the UN Convention on Biodiversity in Egypt, the outcome highlighted the importance of achieving the third target of the Aichi targets of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). It stated that subsidies and incentives which are harmful to biodiversity must be phased out or reformed by 2020. Read the original article here.

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Fire and Plantations in Portugal

13 Sep, 2018

By Oliver Munnion A case study on the risks of using tree plantations to remove carbon from the atmosphere. Devastating wildfires are increasingly a feature of summers across the globe,…

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Saving tigers, killing people

6 Jul, 2018

By Souparna Lahiri States are evicting and murdering Indigenous people in the guise of biodiversity conservation. From forced eviction to restrictions on access to resources, conservation practices have long been…

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