Providing for bees in forest regeneration projects

Bee on a purple flower
Restoring pollinator¬†populations¬†should be prioritised for long-term effectiveness in forest restoration programmes¬† According to the World Bank, 1.3 million km2¬†of forest was lost to human activities between 1990 and 2016, and deforestation rates have been increasing. With the threat of massive biodiversity losses and mounting evidence of the importance of forests in combatting climate change, efforts…
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Forestry and farming can deliver food security, says new report

A report published earlier this week by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) suggests that improving co-operation between the forestry and agricultural sectors could help to improve food security as well as reducing deforestation, highlighting the successful efforts of Chile, Costa Rica, Georgia, Ghana, Vietnam, Tunisia and the Gambia. According to the FAO,…
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