Posts Tagged "conservation"

CropLife Asia & Regional Plant Science Industry Celebrate Earth Day

Posted by on Apr 21, 2017 in News Releases |

Singapore, 21 April 2017 – Nearly 400,000 plant species provide our planet with the nutritious food, fiber, fresh air, and medicine we need to survive, but it is estimated that roughly one-fifth of those are at risk of extinction due to environmental threats. On this 47th anniversary of Earth Day, CropLife Asia and the region’s plant science industry have joined together to celebrate the agricultural innovations that have improved the productivity, health and quality of crops while reducing agriculture’s environmental impact.   “Around Asia and the world, the plant science...

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Message of Conservation & Plant Science Contributions This World Water Day

Posted by on Mar 22, 2017 in Our Focus |

Singapore, 22 March 2017 – As the world marks World Water Day, CropLife Asia took the opportunity to encourage greater awareness around the diminishing availability of this precious resource and highlighted the critical role that plant science technology plays in promoting greater water conservation in agriculture use.   Projections have the global population eclipsing nine billion inhabitants by the year 2050, and Asia alone likely to have one billion more people calling it home by then. With the population growing, so too is the demand for food. According to the Food and Agriculture...

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