Tag Archives: biodiversity

Erosion of forests and grasslands triggers alarm bells in Asia and the Pacific

Forest loss and degradation remain major problems confronting the Asia-Pacific region which, if not addressed, will leave future generations a legacy of damaged ecosystems and irrecoverable losses of biodiversity, FAO is warning.  Continue reading

Launching the International Year of Family Farming in Rural Australia

On the 9th of March, in the regional New South Wales town of Cowra, surrounded by vineyards, sheep, wheat, beetroot, asparagus and lettuce farms, UNIC Canberra launched the 2014 International Year of Family Farming. Continue reading