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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 31 Jul 2020

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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

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