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UN pushes energy projects to stop deforestation in the Congo

Forest conservation is a major challenge for the Democratic Republic of Congo, the world’s second biggest green lung after the Amazon, amid a paucity of energy production and renewable alternatives. The country’s massive tropical forest, four times the size of France, covers some 1.55 million square kilometres (600,000 square miles),…

Oceans’ fish could disappear in 40 years: UN

The world faces the nightmare possibility of fishless oceans by 2050 without fundamental restructuring of the fishing industry, UN experts said Monday. “If the various estimates we have received… come true, then we are in the situation where 40 years down the line we, effectively, are out of fish,” Pavan…