The pandemic has wreaked havoc on forests, but it can also be the fulcrum which leads to an end to this scourge on our planet.
Commercial agriculture is the leading cause of deforestation globally, particularly large-scale farming, with forested areas cleared for livestock grazing and crop cultivation.
A day after the US presidential election, the country withdrew from the Paris Agreement as scheduled months earlier. TRT World takes a look at what happens next.
This is how to tackle all three.
In WWF’s most recent biennial report, the organisation finds that biodiversity is at risk and the planet is overtaxed by humans, but also that there is still a chance to ‘bend the curve’ of biodiversity loss.
WWF says increasing deforestation and agricultural expansion key drivers behind 68 percent average decline in animal, bird, and fish populations between 1970 and 2016.
Animal preservation NGO, WWF, marked World Tiger Day on July 29, saying efforts to double the number of wild tigers in the world had helped the species recover in five countries.
The cause of death was not known, but park officials found plastic bottles, bags, sandals, and a sack with more than 1,000 pieces of string in the whale's stomach.
The European Court of Justice ruling said that by increasing logging in the Bialowieza Forest, Poland failed to fulfil its obligations under EU directives to protect natural sites of special importance.
The list of critically endangered animals grows everyday, but global animal welfare groups say more intervention is need to save these species.
Namibia, Zimbabwe and Swaziland failed to convince a UN body to let them legally sell existing stockpiles of ivory and rhino horn to fund conservation efforts.
According to World Wildlife Fund, industrial development threatens almost half of world's natural heritage sites
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