We are now living in the most modern and technologically advanced period in history, opening up countless opportunities never thought possible twenty or even ten years ago. From the Internet to smartphones, from aeroplanes to electric cars – we are
We live on a blue planet. Our oceans cover 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, contain 90 percent of the planet’s living biomass; produce more oxygen than all the world’s forests and absorb around 30 percent of global carbon dioxide.
EDITOR’S NOTE: THIS PIECE IS AUTHORED BY, ASTRID AGOSTINI, A SENIOR ADVISOR TO THE FAO .THIS PIECE IS PART OF A SERIES EXPLORING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS. SEE THE INTRODUCTION TO THE SERIES HERE. In 2015, the international community adopted the