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Earth Hour: Wildlife art helps spread sustainable consumption message to Beijing shoppers TRAFFIC - News - 8 hours agoBeijing, China, 25th March 2017— To mark this year’s “Earth Hour”, a high-end shopping mall in Beijing is hosting an exhibition of threatened wildlife origami works to promote the message that buyers should practice sustainable consumption.
House of Commons Committee Report Recommends Scaled Up Action on Protected Natural Areas CPAWS - News - 16 hours agoCPAWS welcomes the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development’s report on protected areas, tabled today in the House of Commons, that makes sweeping recommendations to the federal government to expand and improve Canada’s protected areas networks to reverse the declining health of our country’s ecosystems.
The art of conservation — juniper in the Netherlands EUFORGEN - News - 20 hours agoGin, juniper and the Netherlands are inextricably linked. So it may be a surprise to learn that although common juniper (Juniperus communis) is the most widespread conifer in the world, in the Netherlands it is in need of conservation.In the Netherlands common juniper typically grows among stands of...
Metsähallitus beats the State of Finland in promoting forest biodiversity and Sámi culture forest.fi - News - 24 hours agoFinland’s state forest enterprise Metsähallitus used EUR 56 million to promote forest biodiversity, recreational use of forests, reindeer herding and […]
Nominate your hero SNS - News - 1 day agoDo you know anyone who did something good to bring science to a broader audince? You can nominate her or him to a reward! The reward, which will be , is The Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry reward for … Continue reading →
In the land of giants – communing with some of the biggest trees on Earth FBN - News - 1 day agoThe trees are so big that it would be cowardly not to deal with their bigness head on.
Rebuilding the world’s forests FBN - News - 1 day agoHumankind has always had a tricky relationship with forests.
‘Step change’ needed to create more woodland FBN - News - 1 day agoThe amount of new woodland created in England last year amounts to under 700 hectares, an area little bigger than London's Olympic Park.
Countries commit to support achievement of the Bonn Challenge and SDG15 in new Mediterranean dynamic FAO - News - 1 day agoThe success of the fifth Mediterranean Forest Week , held in Agadir, Morocco, will culminate today in a commitment by nine country stakeholders - Algeria, France, Iran, Lebanon, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, Tunisia, and Turkey - to support Forest and Landscape Restoration (FLR), Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) and biodiversity conservation efforts in the Mediterranean region. The new dynamic will be fundamental in realizing regional forest and landscape restoration goals that are key to the broader...
Chile embraces sustainability in construction PEFC - News - 2 days agoSustainability in Chile’s construction sector got a boost as the Chile Green Building Council signed a collaboration agreement with CertforChile, our national member in the country. On 3 March 2017, the Chile Green Building Council (GBC Chile) signed three collaboration agreements that seek... -- Delivered by Feed43 service