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Technology gives hope to Africa's endangered Northern white rhinos
Technology gives hope to Africa's endangered Northern white rhinos

Kenyan wildlife caretaker and guide Jemu Mwenda bittersweetly recounts one of his favorite memories of 'Sudan', the male Northern white rhino who died two years ago, making headlines across the world.

By Pavithra Rao 11 hours ago

2020 Rhino Conservation Awards winners revealed
2020 Rhino Conservation Awards winners revealed

On Friday, 31 July - also celebrated as World Ranger Day, the winners of the Rhino Conservation Awards were announced during an online event. The awards, which recognises the conservation efforts of people and organisations in Africa, this year broadened its focus to include those working in endangered species conservation.

14 hours ago

Are young trees or old forests more important for slowing climate change?
Are young trees or old forests more important for slowing climate change?

Forests are thought to be crucial in the fight against climate change - and with good reason. We've known for a long time that the extra CO2 humans are putting in the atmosphere makes trees grow faster, taking a large portion of that CO2 back out of the atmosphere and storing it in wood and soils.

By Tom Pugh 3 days ago

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Food giants appointing teams to focus on plant-based products

Forty percent of "leading" food firms, including Kroger, Tesco, Nestle and Unilever, now have dedicated teams focused on plant-based products, according to new research from collaborative investor network the FAIRR Initiative.

30 Jul 2020

FAO launches platform to help global community reduce food loss, waste
FAO launches platform to help global community reduce food loss, waste

Gearing up for the inaugural International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste on 29 September, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has unveiled a new platform to help the global community step up action to reduce food loss and waste.

30 Jul 2020

Mandela Prize awarded to Greek and Guinean rights activists
Mandela Prize awarded to Greek and Guinean rights activists

The 2020 Nelson Mandela Prize, which is awarded every five years and recognises those who dedicate their lives to the service of humanity, has been awarded to Marianna Vardinoyannis of Greece, and Dr Morissanda Kouyaté of Guinea.

27 Jul 2020

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