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News in the Framework of the European Business & Biodiversity Campaign

 
  • Challenge Based Learning for Protecting Biodiversity06/07/2019

    Challenge Based Learning for Protecting Biodiversity

    Challenge Based Learning (CBL) is a framework for learning while solving real-world challenges. This concept was apllied by Fundación Global Nature implementing the LIFE Food & Biodiversity in Spain.

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  • The Global Nature Fund and the Lake Constance Foundation author SAI Platform’s FSA Biodiversity Topic Guide06/03/2019

    The Global Nature Fund and the Lake Constance Foundation author SAI Platform’s FSA Biodiversity Topic Guide

    In April, the Sustainable Agriculture Initiative Platform (SAI Platform) launched new Topic Guides to improve guidance and provide materials to support on-farm implementation of the Farm Sustainability Assessment (FSA).

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  • SAN, GNF and FGN join forces to promote biodiversity restoration and conservation in the agri-food sector05/31/2019

    SAN, GNF and FGN join forces to promote biodiversity restoration and conservation in the agri-food sector

    As part of the celebration of the International Day for Biological Diversity on May 22, the Sustainable Agriculture Network, the Global Nature Fund (GNF) and Fundación Global Nature (FGN) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the aim of joining forces to promote biodiversity restoration and conservation in the agri-food sector.

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  • Investors examine Footprinting methods and Positive impact05/24/2019

    Investors examine Footprinting methods and Positive impact

    To better integrate biodiversity – the basis of all life – into investment decisions by financial institutions, the European Commission started in 2017 with the Community of Practice Finance@Biodiversity. A new Flyer gives an overview about the published publications.

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  • Asian consumers are more aware of biodiversity than German consumers05/20/2019

    Asian consumers are more aware of biodiversity than German consumers

    The Biodiversity Barometer 2019 by the Union for Ethical BioTrade published today shows that Asian consumers have an increasing awareness of the planet’s biodiversity. They want companies to show more commitment to ethically responsible sourcing.

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  • Producing food whilst preserving biodiversity05/15/2019

    Producing food whilst preserving biodiversity

    Agricultural ecologists at the University of Göttingen call for joined-up thinking for nature conservation

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  • Biodiversity: Finance and the Economic and Business Case for Action05/15/2019

    Biodiversity: Finance and the Economic and Business Case for Action

    OECD launches report that sets the economic and business case for urgent and ambitious action on biodiversity.

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  • Report: Special Eurobarometer 48105/10/2019

    Report: Special Eurobarometer 481

    Attitudes of Europeans towards Biodiversity

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  • Nature’s Dangerous Decline ‘Unprecedented’05/07/2019

    Nature’s Dangerous Decline ‘Unprecedented’

    IPBES released the Summary for Policymakers (SPM) of the Global Assessment report, most comprehensive assessment of its kind.

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  • New Agriculture Sector Guide Launched To Help Financial Institutions Assess Natural Capital Risk04/29/2019

    New Agriculture Sector Guide Launched To Help Financial Institutions Assess Natural Capital Risk

    A new template that enables financial institutions to conduct natural capital credit risk assessment across different agricultural sectors and geographies, taking into account factors such as water availability, use and quality; soil health; biodiversity; energy use and greenhouse gas emissions was launched 15 April.

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