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INBAR -3 days ago

INBAR at COP24 in Katowice

INBAR Director General Dr. Hans Friederich explains why INBAR is at COP24 in Kotowice, Poland, what bamboo and rattan have to do with climate change, and what INBAR's role has been at the conference. The International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation, or INBAR, is an intergovernmental organisation dedicated to promoting the use of bamboo and rattan for inclusive, green development. We research and ...

Springer -3 days ago

Mining the natural genetic variation in Arabidopsis thaliana for adaptation to sequential abiotic and biotic stresses

Abstract Main conclusion In this genome-wide association study, we obtained novel insights into the genetic basis of the effect of herbivory or drought stress on the level of resistance against the fungus Botrytis cinerea. In nature, plants function in complex environments where they encounter different biotic and abiot...

USFS -4 days ago

Built Environment, Urban Systems, and Cities

Recent extreme weather events reveal the vulnerability of the built environment (infrastructure, such as residential and commercial buildings, transportation, communications, energy, water systems, parks, streets, and landscaping) and its importance to how people live, study, recreate, and work in cities. This chapter builds on previous assessments of urban social vulnerability and climate change ...

IISD -4 days ago

Adaptation Fund Receives Nearly US$129 Million in New Pledges

A single-year record of approximately US$129 million was committed by nine contributor Governments, including two first-time contributors, exceeding the Fund’s previous record of US$95.9 million set in 2017. Germany made a 70 million Euros pledge, the largest single donation to the Fund ever....

INBAR -5 days ago

Semana de Bambú, PIURA PERU-2018

Semana del Bambú en Piura, Peru - "Estoy seguro de que el bambú va a tener cada vez mas protagonismo, cada vez mayor!" The International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation, or INBAR, is an intergovernmental organisation dedicated to promoting the use of bamboo and rattan for inclusive, green development. We research and strengthen the global knowledge base for bamboo and rattan and raise awareness ...

Elsevier -5 days ago

Evidence for population differentiation among Jeffrey and Ponderosa pines in survival, growth and phenology

Publication date: 28 February 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 434Author(s): Alejandra Martínez-Berdeja, Jill A. Hamilton, Aurore Bontemps, Johanna Schmitt, Jessica W. WrightAbstractEcological restoration projects that include reforestation require that land managers select appropriate source of seeds for long-term persistence. In California, the standard approach for making this...

INBAR -5 days ago

1 of 2. David Silvera from Caribamboo - "This is a wonderful opportunity for Jamaica &the Caribbean"

1 of 2. David Silvera, Director of Regional Affairs for Caribamboo, spoke to INBAR about his company's plans to open the first bamboo processing plant outside of Asia in Jamaica. The International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation, or INBAR, is an intergovernmental organisation dedicated to promoting the use of bamboo and rattan for inclusive, green development. We research and strengthen the global...

INBAR -5 days ago

INBAR Director General Hans Friederich at COP24 - "Bamboo is part of the energy solution"

INBAR Director General Dr. Hans Friederich addresses bamboo for energy at "Building global energy interconnection to accelerate sustainable development" at COP24 in Katowice, Poland, in 2018. The International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation, or INBAR, is an intergovernmental organisation dedicated to promoting the use of bamboo and rattan for inclusive, green development. We research and streng...

INBAR -6 days ago

Bamboo for land restoration and economic development at GLF 2018 - full session

Watch the stream from the side session on "Bamboo for Land Restoration and Economic Development" at the Global Landscapes Forum 2018 featuring INBAR Director General Dr. Hans Friderich as well as a panel of experts. For more information about the event, see here: https://events.globallandscapesforum.org/agenda/bonn-2018/day-2/side-event-4-bamboo-for-restoration-and-economic-development/ The Inter...