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Mangrove Ecosystem Day : only 6.9% are protected !

Mangrove Ecosystem Day : only 6.9% are protected !

The International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem, adopted by the General Conference of UNESCO in 2015 and celebrated each year on 26 July, aims to raise awareness of the importance of mangrove ecosystems as “a unique, special and vulnerable ecosystem” and to promote solutions for their sustainable …

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Wood harvesting increased by 34% across Europe !

Wood harvesting increased by 34% across Europe !

Data revealed that the average patch size of forests affected by wood harvesting increased by 34% across Europe in recent years.   Human well-being is absolutely connected to the forests that provide a series of services to the society, from the production of raw materials and regulation of water flows …

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Forests protection, remaining hope to save the planet

Forests protection, remaining hope to save the planet

Talking about the next environmental challenge has become one of major common debates around the world. Climate change and biodiversity loss are still the headlines. But, ensuring effective biodiversity conservation for this century needs an international development agenda for forests protection.   Actually, the damage caused to biodiversity is in …

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