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Forest Biodiversity

USFS -15 hours ago

Forest landscape restoration in the USA: Present and future challenges and opportunities

The Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Partnership (CFLRP), focused on land managed at the national level (the National Forest System) by the US Forest Service, is a prominent public approach to FLR; whereas notable private sector programmes have been organized around specific forest types, for example the Longleaf Pine Initiative (ALRI, 2020), or bottomland hardwoods in the Lower Mississi...

timberbiz -4 days ago

Sumitomo Forestry joins with IHI to form forest consulting business

Sumitomo Forestry and IHI Corporation announced that they have agreed on a business alliance for a “Forest Management Consulting Business” and for “the development of a sustainable business that maximizes the value of natural capital”. Source: Timberbiz The two companies have started a partnership aimed at realizing a consulting business for the appropriate management of tropical peatlands...

CBD -4 days ago

Preservation and enhancement of the agricultural and food heritage in North Africa

North Africa abounds in traditional agricultural systems that are remarkable both for the high levels of cultivated biodiversity they represent and for the reservoir of traditional agricultural and culinary knowledge that they have been transmitting for centuries....

CBD -4 days ago

Malawi: Universities Join Hands to Create Biodiversity for Malawi 2063 Research Plans

National Planning Commission (NPC) Director General Dr. Thomas Munthali has applauded Malawi universities for joining hands to organise a research dissemination conference that will create Biodiversity for Malawi 2063 research plans....

CBD -4 days ago

5 reasons why tropical forest protection should be central to corporate climate strategies

There is no solution to the climate crisis without ending tropical deforestation. Over the next decade, protecting forests around the world is critical to reaching a 1.5C pathway, while also supporting sustainable development and enhancing biodiversity. Unfortunately, despite recent efforts to reduce demand for deforestation-linked commodities, deforestation increased by 12% between 2019 and 2020....

CBD -4 days ago

Scientists identify five new plant species in Bolivia

The species are all part of the genus Jacquemontia, which are twining or trailing plants with pretty blue flowers. With rapid biodiversity loss taking place across South America and worldwide, identifying plant species is a vital step towards protecting them....

CBD -4 days ago

Environmental rights must be preserved in the Constitution

The Government should deliver on its promise to convene a Citizens' Assembly on biodiversity loss - this would provide an opportune forum to discuss the insertion of environmental rights into the Constitution....

CBD -4 days ago

G20 environment meeting opens with ambitious joint document

G20 environment and energy ministers Thursday held their first day of meetings in the Italian city of Naples, after which they issued a joint document on the protection of nature, especially ecosystems. This document implies the protection of ecosystems and biodiversity, as well as circular economy and green finance, according to Italy's Minister of Ecological Transition Roberto Cingolani....

CBD -5 days ago

New 'Reawakened Foods' Campaign To Promote Global Biodiversity Through Storytelling

According to North America-based NGO, The Lexicon, 30,000+ edible plants are available to include in our diets, however, more than 50% of the world's plant-based nutrition is based on only three crops. This threat to our global biodiversity in the fields impacts our food systems and causes infertile soils, ill health, and a weakened response to climate change....

timberbiz -6 days ago

Sustainability roadmap for ASEAN furniture industry

PEFC is embarking on a four-year journey with the ASEAN Furniture Industry Council (AFIC) to improve sustainability outcomes throughout the furniture supply chain in the ASEAN region. Source: Timberbiz As consumers worldwide demand sustainable products across a variety of fields, every industry must adapt to satisfy their requests. Furniture customers are no different, and sustainable furniture is...

CBD -6 days ago

EU environment ministers on new post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework and pollinator protection

On the second day of the informal meeting of EU environment and climate change ministers in Slovenia, discussions addressed the new proposal of global targets for the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework. The ministers also discussed the challenges of jointly strengthening pollinator protection and setting up an EU-wide pollinator monitoring framework....

CBD -6 days ago

5 things you need to know about the new global framework to manage nature

Climate action failure, biodiversity loss and infectious diseases counted as the top three risks in the World Economic Forum's Global Risks Report. It is imperative that leaders and citizens alike adopt a systems view for the economic and societal transformation needed today so we build the world we want to inhabit in 2030....

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