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EU and FAO step up action against desertification in Africa, Caribbean and Pacific - World

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reliefweb.int - €41 million effort should help end hunger, foster stability and adapt to climate change 22 October 2014, Brussels/Rome - The European Union (EU) and FAO in collaboration with the African, Caribbean...

How to satisfy our appetite for meat without ruining the planet | Opinion | Eco-Business

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eco-business.com - Ending global hunger, once just a utopian vision, is now a goal within reach. Between 1990 and 2014, despite a so-called “world food crisis,” undernourishment worldwide fell steadily from 18.7 per ...

Next big Disney animation to be set in ancient South Pacific | Pacific Beat

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Rapa Expedition: An Ancient Secret for Protecting the Future – News Watch

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newswatch.nationalgeographic.com - After days of foul weather, the clouds have parted and the Hanse Explorer has arrived at Rapa Iti, the site of the latest National Geographic Pristine Seas expedition. As the science team prepares ...

Press Release - EU and FAO step up action against desertification in Africa, Caribbean and Pacific - European Commission

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ec.europa.eu - The European Union (EU) and FAO have launched a €41 million, 4.5-year programme, named 'Action Against Desertification', to bolster sustainable land management and restore drylands and degraded lan...

Indonesian law bars palm oil companies from protecting forests | News | Eco-Business

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eco-business.com - A law passed by the Indonesian government last month makes it even more difficult for palm oil companies to conserve tracts of wildlife-rich and carbon-dense forests within their concessions, poten...

Pacific nations focus on early detection to combat TB | Pacific Beat

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Pacific nations agree to historic tuna fishery pact to protect local industries

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radioaustralia.net.au - In the past 10 years, an influx of new boats to the albacore fishery, including large numbers of heavily-subsidised Chinese vessels, have depleted fish stocks and driven many Pacific-island tuna bu...

Vietnam moves to reduce demand for wildlife products, AsiaOne Asia News

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news.asiaone.com - HA NOI - Viet Nam's rich biodiversity has made it a hub for illegal transportation of rare species and stronger efforts are needed to curb wildlife trafficking, experts said at a workshop that open...

FAO - News Article: EU and FAO step up action against desertification in Africa, Caribbean and Pacific

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fao.org - EU and FAO step up action against desertification in Africa, Caribbean and Pacific €41 million effort should help end hunger, foster stability and adapt to climate change Recent successes show that...

Pacific Climate Warriors in Australia to protest coal industry - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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abc.net.au - A group of young Pacific Islanders calling themselves the Climate Warriors have arrived in Australia to mount a protest against the Australian coal industry and call for action on climate change. T...

Pacific nations agree to historic tuna fishery pact to protect local industries - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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abc.net.au - Pacific Island nations will take more control over the southern albacore tuna fishery after reaching a historic agreement on joint harvest control measures. In the past 10 years, an influx of new b...

RM2mil early warning system - Nation

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thestar.com.my - CAMERON HIGHLANDS: It has been one year since the Bertam Valley mud flood tragedy which took four lives and damaged almost 100 houses near Sungai Bertam. While residents have returned to their dail...

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