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International Day Of Forests Promotes Conservation

Deforestation Threatens Biodiversity Today is the International Day of Forests. Deforestation is a major contributor to global warming, wildlife extinction, droughts and other threats to life as we know it. Forests are the most biologically-diverse ecosystems on land, and home … Continue reading

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Biodiversity Strategy Approved

Fund Will Defend Biodiversity The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) has welcomed the Global Environment Facility (GEF-6) biodiversity strategy approved at the on-going fifth GEF assembly in Mexico, a statement said on … Continue reading

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One-Third of Conifer Trees Face Extinction

Logging, Disease Threaten Oldest Forests A third of the world’s conifers, the biggest and longest-lived organisms on the planet, are at risk of extinction, with logging and disease the main threats, scientists said. The study of more than 600 types … Continue reading

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