Forests important for environmental, cultural and economic reasons: Boyd

Nations Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment David Boyd. Picture: SUPPLIED

FORESTS comprise over half of Fiji’s land area and are important for environmental, cultural and economic reasons. These were the views shared by the visiting United Nations(UN) Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment David Boyd to Fiji. Mr Boyd said forests were being affected by climate change, illegal logging, clearing for agriculture and […]

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