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Planting trees in Mongolia

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Korean Air to plant trees in Mongolia to prevent desertification

Theodore Koumelis

From May 15th to 26th, more than 200 Korean Air employees will be cooperating with 600 local residents to plant trees in Mongolia. 196 more words


International Summit of non-state actors on land degradation and climate change

This Summit will be a stimulating and unprecedented moment to share experiences; and a collective and concrete act to refuse the fatality of climate.”

Roland Ries, Co-President of UCLG and Mayor of Strasbourg…

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The important link between land degradation and migration.

Events: 17/06/2017

In just 15 years, the number of international migrants worldwide has risen from 173 million in 2000 to 244 million in 2015.[1] 265 more words


A discovery that could help the fight against climate change and desertification.

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Satellites find “hidden forests” helping fight against global warming


Vast tracts of land previously considered barren are actually covered by forests “hiding in plain sight”, scientists said on Friday, a discovery that could help the fight against climate change and desertification. 211 more words


Future Policy Award 2017: Desertification

Future Policy Award 2017: Evaluation process started!

We must not let our future dry out! This year we are celebrating the world’s best laws and policies to combat desertification, among the most pressing challenges of our time and one of the world’s Sustainable Development Goals. 187 more words


Juncao Technology provides with an agricultural technology to cultivate edible and medicinal fungi

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Liu Jieyi (C, front), China’s permanent representative to the United Nations, addresses a workshop at the UN headquarters, May 26, 2017. A project promoted by China-UN Peace and Development Trust Fund was launched on Friday at the UN headquarters in a bid to help developing countries reduce hunger and explore renewable energy. 341 more words