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Plastic pollution is one of the most pressing environmental issues of our time, causing unprecedented harm to human and ecosystem health. The impacts of plastics in marine ecosystems – mostly originated from land – are well documented. However, there is...

FAO events @Pre-COP26
15 September 2021

Pre-COP26 is the final official ministerial meeting ahead of COP26, the UN Climate Conference which will be hosted in Glasgow in November 2021 under the presidency of the UK, in partnership with Italy.

Two COP26 preparatory events on climate change will...

Climate change greatly affects the agriculture and land use sector, and its impacts result in disruptions to national economies and to the vitality of rural livelihoods, ecosystems, and biodiversity. In our interconnected world this constitutes a particular threat to food...

Rome - Sustainable agri-food systems are a "critical part of the actions and solutions" to the climate crisis, food insecurity and biodiversity loss, which are global crises the world is facing today, Director-General QU Dongyu told Members of the Food and...

Rome - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) today launched two practical instruments designed to encourage soil organic carbon maintenance and sequestration, a key tool for climate action.

Carbon sequestration involves the removal of carbon dioxide...