Global action to fight illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing has stepped up as more and more countries commit to FAO’s Agreement on Port State Measures.

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When peat swamps dry out they can release large amounts of greenhouse gases. Because they react so sensitively to climate changes, they are important tipping points. A study published in Nature investigates how…

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The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) has aligned itself with the fields of action of modern international cooperation and adopted a new structure as of 1 September 2022. The SDC is now divided into…

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There has been a sharp increase in the number of extreme weather events over the last few decades. World leaders at the UN Climate Change Conference 2022 (COP27) are discussing how efforts to combat global warming can…

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Forests are an important part of the solution to help avert climate catastrophe. But more needs to be done to avoid forest loss and degradation, and efforts have to be coupled with sustainable forest management,…

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