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  • Ørsted announces offshore wind biodiversity policy12/20/2018

    Ørsted announces offshore wind biodiversity policy

    Ørsted launched biodiversity policy that sets out the principles that support the efforts to protect the natural environment in areas where they develop, construct and operate offshore wind farms

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  • Agriculture and climate protection12/17/2018

    Agriculture and climate protection

    According to a HU Study, the production and consumption of agricultural products have a greater relevance for climate change and climate protection than previously assumed

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  • Bioenergy cropland expansion could be as bad for biodiversity as climate change12/12/2018

    Bioenergy cropland expansion could be as bad for biodiversity as climate change

    Nature is one of the beneficiaries of climate protection measures, among which bioenergy has long been touted as a potential savior. However, to reach the 1.5 degree goal, bioenergy crops will have to be cultivated on a large scale. New models show that this will lead to the destruction of more habitats of vertebrate species than would benefit from lessened climate change effects.

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  • Regions have to be back at the heart of the Common Agricultural Policy to meet the challenges ahead for Europe12/11/2018

    Regions have to be back at the heart of the Common Agricultural Policy to meet the challenges ahead for Europe

    Local authority leaders have adopted an opinion on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), calling for it to be fair, sustainable, solidarity-based and for the benefit of farmers, regions, consumers and the public.

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  • Public stakeholder consultation on new agriculture certification standard12/10/2018

    Public stakeholder consultation on new agriculture certification standard

    After Rainforest Alliance merged with UTZ in January 2018, the first round of public consultation for the new standard was launched

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  • Agricultural insecticide contamination threatens U.S. surface water integrity at the national scale12/07/2018

    Agricultural insecticide contamination threatens U.S. surface water integrity at the national scale

    Insecticide contamination of surface waters regularly occurs across the U.S. in concentrations that have severe detrimental effects on aquatic ecosystems. This was found by a recent study by the Institute for Environmental Sciences Landau, Germany.

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  • Mainstreaming Biodiversity in Production Landscapes12/07/2018

    Mainstreaming Biodiversity in Production Landscapes

    The recently released 'Mainstreaming Biodiversity in Production Landscapes' features Bioversity International's contributions to supporting agricultural biodiversity as it seeks to integrate biodiversity considerations into policies, strategies and practices.

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  • The Business Case for Investing in Soil Health12/06/2018

    The Business Case for Investing in Soil Health

    New report of WBCSD highlights the business case for investing in soil health

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  • Recommendations and Fact Sheets of the project LIFE Food & Biodiversity presented in Lisbon12/06/2018

    Recommendations and Fact Sheets of the project LIFE Food & Biodiversity presented in Lisbon

    IST hosted event "Food sector and biodiversity - impacts, recommendations and proposals for action" in Lisbon on November 29th

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  • It is time to get landscapes on the fast-track to sustainability12/05/2018

    It is time to get landscapes on the fast-track to sustainability

    On 1-2 December 2018, 1,000 participants assamled on-site at the Global Landscapes Forum in Bonn, Germany, to take action for a sustainable future

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