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Bees and pollinators: small creatures but great allies on earth Discover About FAO In action Media Main topics Resources Member countries Get involved English العربية 中文 Français Русский Español Italiano About FAO Loading... (...) Share × Close Bees and pollinators: small creatures but great allies on earth FAO marks World Bee Day 2022 with a focus on protecting the diversity of bees and beekeeping systems We must act collectively to support, restore and enhance the role of bees ©FAO/Zinyange Auntony 20/05/2022 Rome - Hard-working little creatures, precious allies for the health of the planet and the lives of human beings, bees and other pollinators play a vital role in maintaining ecosystems, are critical for food production and livelihoods and directly link wild ecosystems with agricultural production systems. (...) It featured discussions and stories from the field that highlighted not only the great benefits of these tiny creatures for humans and nature but also the threats and challenges these insects face today due to humans’ negative impact on the environment. 
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Score: 1301135.4 - https://www.fao.org/newsroom/d...s-but-great-allies-on-earth/en
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Whether you are talking about eradicating poverty, tackling hunger, protecting biodiversity or boosting rural livelihoods – these tiny creatures play an outsize role in our efforts to achieve the 2030 Agenda. (...) Whether you are talking about eradicating poverty, tackling hunger, protecting biodiversity or boosting rural livelihoods – these tiny creatures play an outsize role in our efforts to achieve the 2030 Agenda. (...) And I encourage you to support global efforts, and the work of the FAO and wider UN system, to protect one of the world’s most important creatures. Thank you. Share: Previous Press Briefing by Spokesperson – 20 May 2019 Next Inaugural ECOSOC Presidential Lecture Reference Links QUICK LINKS UN News UN Journal Webcast KEY DOCUMENTS UN Charter GA Rules of Procedure Resolutions RELATED SITES General Assembly General Assembly Affairs Protocol RESOURCES Documents Search Delegate’s handbook Media Arrangements United Nations A-Z Site Index | Contact | Copyright | Fraud Alert | Privacy Notice | Terms of Use Designed by Elegant Themes | Powered by WordPress
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Score: 1208704.2 - https://www.un.org/pga/73/2019/05/20/world-bee-day/
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Six blind men were asked by their king to determine what an elephant was, by feeling the creature’s body. The blind man who felt the leg said the animal was like a pillar; the one who felt the tail said the creature was like a rope; the one who felt the trunk said the animal was like a tree branch and so on. (...) “But you are all right and you are all wrong” interrupted the wise king “for you only had knowledge of a part, but you are disputing about the whole - you have all described a different aspect of a single creature”. Society today faces many challenges: : diabetes , climate change , obesity , water scarcity , cardiovascular disease , biodiversity , nutrient deficiency , nitrogen depletion , stunting , food waste , cancer .
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Score: 1191030.4 - https://www.fao.org/pulses-201...nd-men-to-three-wise-kings/en/
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In addition, sea cucumbers have also been central to research on how the gastrointestinal microbiome of sea creatures can promote intestinal cell regeneration and benefit the immune system. Microbiomes are made up of microbes including bacteria, viruses and fungi that play a key part in keeping the gut healthy. These small creatures also have environmental benefits. If farmed sustainably, they boost biodiversity in the area, hoovering up dead and discarded matter from the sea floor and egesting it, a process that it vital to the continued health of seagrass meadows and coral reefs. (...) What makes farming these creatures so versatile is that they are relatively low maintenance, as long as the depth and location are right, the pens are secure and predators are kept away.
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Score: 1173865.8 - https://www.fao.org/fao-stories/article/en/c/1247576/
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Oceans are home to seahorses, dolphins, whales, corals, and many other living creatures. Oceans are our planet’s life support as they provide water, food and help regulate the weather. (...) If we do not stop polluting our oceans, there will be severe problems that affect every person and living creature on the planet. Pollution poses the greatest threat to our planet and the lives of future generations! (...) The books will take you on underwater journeys and introduce you to many unique sea creatures while helping to understand what problems affect ocean’s health.
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Score: 1170904.6 - https://www.un.org/sustainable...ment/goal-14-life-below-water/
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A vital fluid for every creature | UNICEF Zimbabwe Skip to main content Zimbabwe Toggle navigation Global Links Visit UNICEF Global High contrast Zimbabwe EXPLORE UNICEF About Us Children in Zimbabwe Partners Representation Work for us Contact Us Press Centre Donate Main navigation What We Do Research and Reports Stories Take Action Search area has closed. (...) Search Close Search UNICEF Fulltext search Max Article A vital fluid for every creature A transport tasteless odorless and nearly colorless chemical substance which is the main constituent of earth’s streams, lakes and oceans.
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Score: 1147820.7 - https://www.unicef.org/zimbabw...ies/vital-fluid-every-creature
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Oceans host numerous number of creatures and oceans are closely related to food security and human health. (...) They provide the good living conditions for creatures on the land. Oceans also provide huge amount of natural resources, and therefore, we believe that oceans are an important element for sustainable development.
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Score: 1146858.5 - https://sdgs.un.org/sites/defa...files/statements/6290japan.pdf
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 WT ITU 2013 Lab Transparent Specimens Lori Tomita, Japan www.shinsekai-th.com Using techniques originally developed for scientific analysis and increasingly widespread in medicine, sea creatures are turned into fantastic and strange specimens.
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 WT ITU 2013 Innovators Transparent Specimens Lori Tomita, Japan www.shinsekai-th.com Using techniques originally developed for scientific analysis and increasingly widespread in medicine, sea creatures are turned into fantastic and strange specimens.
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Score: 1135246 - https://www.itu.int/wftp3/Publ...rs/web/WebSearch/page0083.html
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WT ITU 2013 Innovators Brochure InnovationSpace: The Lab 21 Transparent Specimens Lori Tomita, Japan www.shinsekai-th.com Using techniques originally developed for scientific analysis and increasingly widespread in medicine, sea creatures are turned into fantastic and strange specimens.
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Score: 1132287.1 - https://www.itu.int/wftp3/Publ...-ITU-2013_innovators_p2_23.pdf
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