The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is looking forward to enhancing its collaboration with Iranian government in sustainable management of soil and natural resources, said FAO Representative to Iran, Gerold Bödeker.
The world's oceans are set to become an increasingly vital resource for helping the planet cope with soaring population growth, but officials are only beginning to craft regulatory frameworks that would ensure "blue financing" goes where it's needed most.
More than 4700 head of state, including French President Emmanuel Macron, ministers from different countries, business leaders, senior UN officials and representatives from civil society have gathered at the fourth UN Environment Assembly (UNEA), in Nairobi which started on Monday and will continue until March 15.
It’s almost always cold in Churchill, Manitoba, a remote coastal community on Hudson Bay in Canada’s subarctic region. Today, a month before winter officially begins, it’s -25°C with a fierce wind coming off Hudson Bay which is thick with slabs of ice. Situated in the middle of Canada, it’s the world’s largest saltwater bay. And even though frozen solid eight months of the year, the bay sustains the nearly 800 residents of Churchill which is known as the ‘Polar Bear Capital’ of the world.
At the launch of the report, Opportunities and Challenges for Research on Food and Nutrition Security and Agriculture in Europe, this morning at the Palais des Académies in Brussels, the European national science academies along with the InterAcademy Partnership called for European policy-makers to urgently re-think their approach to food and agriculture.
If you’re one of the millions of people concerned about the growing pressures that our food habits are placing on the environment, then you’ve probably felt confused, conflicted or downright overwhelmed by your own food choices on more than a few occasions.