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INBAR -6 hours ago

Two-day Timelapse video of Simple Bamboo Greenhouse Construction

Three-day Eco-Construction Workshop at the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid run by architect Jaime Baladrón and co-organised by Bambusa Estudio (www.bambusa.es) and INBAR (www.inbar.int). Students were given a package Colombian bamboo donated by Bambusa of various lengths along with detailed plans to build a simple greenhouse designed by architect Jaime Espinosa (bambusaespinosa.com). They atta...

INBAR -7 hours ago

The First Ibero-Bamboo Symposium and Eco-Construction Workshop, Madrid

To find out more about the Ibero-Bamboo Symposium co-organised by Bambus Estudio (bambusaestudio.es) and INBAR (www.inbar.int): - https://www.inbar.int/pressrelease-iberobamboo/ https://www.inbar.int/ibero-bamboo-dg-statement/ https://www.inbar.int/bio-construction-workshop-madrid/ The International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation, or INBAR, is an intergovernmental organisation dedicated to prom...

INBAR -8 hours ago

Under the Bamboo Tree 2019 at Labirinto della Masone, Italy

Participants at Under the Bamboo Tree, a yearly event at the site of the world's biggest bamboo maze, were treated to a weekend of talks, workshops, meals and activities showcasing the best that Europe's bamboo sector has to offer. Watch some highlights in this short video and go to www.labirintodifrancomariaricci.it/ to find out more about the site. The International Bamboo and Rattan Organisat...

WRI -2 days ago

So Far, Green Bonds Fail to Raise Much Money for Resilience. The Climate Resilience Principles Aim to Change That

So Far, Green Bonds Fail to Raise Much Money for Resilience. The Climate Resilience Principles Aim to Change That Comments|Add Comment|PrintResilience bonds can fund things like climate-smart agriculture. Flickr/Georgina Smith, CIAT The UN Climate Action Summit last week made one thing clear: accelerated investment in climate change resilience is urgently needed to ensure the well-being of economi...

CBD -1 week ago

Q&A: Countries need nuanced climate science to plan for the future

National adaptation plans are slow to materialise without country-specific models, says WMO's Elena Manaenkova....

Springer -1 week ago

Diversity of root-associated fungi of Rhododendron simsii in subtropical forests: fungal communities with high resistance to anthropogenic disturbances

Abstract Species of the Ericaceae or heath family are widely distribute in continental ecosystems and their special ericoid mycorrhizas (ERM) are considered beneficial to their survival and persistence in variable habitats. Currently, increasing anthropogenic disturbances and improper forest management are affecting subtropical forests of China where these native species located....

ITTO -1 week ago

FINAL ANNOUNCEMENT

To promote the advancement of legal and sustainable supply chains, incentivising good production and responsible purchasing practices while delivering additional benefits to poverty alleviation through the creation of employment, economic growth, income generation etc, contributing to climate change mitigation and adaptation....

WRI -1 week ago

RELEASE: New Research Finds Climate Adaptation Is an Opportunity for Transformative Change in Cities

RELEASE: New Research Finds Climate Adaptation Is an Opportunity for Transformative Change in Cities Urban adaptation should incorporate climate risks into planning, work with vulnerable communities and focus on nature-based solutions COPENHAGEN (October 9, 2019)—By 2050, two-thirds of the world’s population will live in urban areas, which will face the gravest risks from climate change: sea...

IISD -1 week ago

Adaptation Finance Update: Global Commission Catalyzes Financial Resources for Action

According to the Global Commission on Adaptation, investing USD 1.8 trillion globally in five areas of adaptation from 2020 to 2030 could generate USD 7.1 trillion in total net benefits. The African Development Bank seeks to increase adaptation funding commitments to USD 12.5 billion for 2020-2025. USD 790 million has been committed in support of climate adaptation for small-scale food producers. ...

CBD -2 weeks ago

Scientists uncover genetic similarities among species that use sound to navigate

Evolutionary adaptations like echolocation that are shared by unrelated species arose in part due to identical, independently acquired genetic changes, according to a new Stanford study of whole genome sequences....

Springer -2 weeks ago

Douglas-fir climate sensitivity at two contrasting sites along the southern limit of the European planting range

Abstract Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirb.) Franco) is an important exotic tree species that was planted across a large part of Europe during the last century. In both experimental trials and conventional forest plantations, the trees grow at a high rate and produce high-quality timber. The present study investigated climate-growth relationships of Douglas-fir at two Ital...

CBD -2 weeks ago

Maldives coral reefs show signs of resilience and recovery

Corals reefs in the Maldives are showing signs of resilience, adaptation and recovery from the effects of climate change, an annual survey has found. The survey was conducted in a 250km area in the central atolls by Biosphere Expeditions, Marine Conservation Society, Reef Check Maldives and local NGO Save the Beach, according to a press statement released on Tuesday. It was the ninth survey of its...

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