There is a lesson to be learned that there can still be ‘harmony in diversity’ if only as a people we know how to acknowledge and respect each other differences.
An international conference agreed that Africa’s rainforests’ surviving tree species had endured a number of climatic catastrophes over the past four centuries.
The Philippine based International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) was instrumental in the launching of the 1970s ‘Green Revolution’ which helped millions of Asians achieve self sufficiency in rice, Asia’s staple crop.
The Philippine forests were once among the richest in the world, in terms of density and diversity of tree species, decades back.
A survey has been set out to find the unexplored depth of the ocean, of what it is in store for there now and in the future.