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UN climate report urges people to stop eating meat & abusing land to save planet

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The UN’s climate-change watchdog says our choice of diet is directly linked to land use and to its abuse, a key driver of the problem. Scientists claim a radical shift in how land is treated is crucial to saving the planet. The report from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) states that any Read More

Indonesia president makes moratorium on forest clearance permanent

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JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesian President Joko Widodo has issued a permanent moratorium on new forest clearance for activities such as palm plantations or logging, the environment minister said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: A helicopter sprays water on a burning forest near Dumai in Riau province, Indonesia, April 5, 2018. Antara Foto/Aswaddy Hamid/via REUTERS While likely Read More

Indonesian walks 700-km backwards to highlight deforestation

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SRAGEN, Indonesia (Reuters) – An Indonesia man is walking backwards from his home in eastern Java to the capital Jakarta to raise awareness of deforestation in a country with one of the highest rates in the world. The more than 700 km (435 miles) would be arduous enough under any circumstances, but Medi Bastoni is Read More

KIDF receives congratulatory messages from UN Secretary-General and Pakistani Prime Minister

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ORDOS, INNER MONGOLIA, China, July 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Seventh Kubuqi International Desert Forum (KIDF) convening between July 27 and 28 at the Qixing Lake in the Elion Eco-restoration Demonstration Area, a national Green Economy Innovation Base in the Kubuqi Desert, Inner Mongolia, China, has received a special congratulatory message from the UN Read More