Livelihoods of millions in Asia-Pacific countries, including India, have been affected as ageing coconut trees in the region cannot produce enough to keep up with the world`s rapidly growing demand.
By 2030, the number of Indians travelling to Asia-Pacific countries is likely to increase 16 fold as a much greater variety of people will be travelling, for a more divergent set of reasons.
Observing that the Asia-Pacific region has some of the world`s fastest-growing cities, the report said cities in the region are central to the world`s battle against climate change.
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Day in Pics: 25th April
Showbiz World - April 25, 2015