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Workshop held by the Global Peatlands Initiative with the UN environment, July 2019.

Peatlands are one of the most valuable wetland ecosystems on Earth, critical from the point of view of climate change. They provide a wide range of ecosystem services ranging from  safe drinking water, protection from flood risks and global biodiversity conservation. Covering nearly 3% of the global land surface and occuring in almost all countries,

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Mahtuf Ikhsan: The 20-year-old forestry student who has visited 20 countries

What makes a difference in each individual’s life? – Purpose and Impact. Be inspired with the story of a forestry student who had his first international travel experience at age 16 and has traveled to 20 countries in less than 4 years. Alex Onatunji (North African Regional representative) conducted this interview on on July 7,

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My Experiences at IPBES 7

The seventh session of the Intergovernmental Science-policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem services (IPBES 7); was the first Science-policy interface conference I ever attended!  I was one of International Forestry Student Association delegation. It is my most memorable experience! IPBES  aims to assess the state of biodiversity and of the ecosystem services it provides to

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IPBES7 Reflections

Being an observer at the Intergovernmental Plenary session on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES7) was an awesome experience. It was a great privilege to learn and meet a network of equally passionate scholars, researchers and environmental enthusiasts. In addition, this experience was the closest I have been to a science and policy interface. It was

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Do Not Close the Door When It Is Still Open: The Ghana IDF 2019 Experience

Information begets inspiration, inspiration creates aspiration, aspiration leads to action and action brings about actualization. The story of a passionate forester from Nigeria who participated in the Africa Climate Week 2019/ International Day of Forest at Accra, Ghana in March 2019. Earlier in 2018 I received an email through the African Forest Communicator Network on

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