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  • Countries issue reports on the use of genetic resources in international commerce and research08/03/2018

    Countries issue reports on the use of genetic resources in international commerce and research

    Germany, Malta and Qatar publish first reports on the use of genetic resources under the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-Sharing

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  • Animals and fungi foster forest multifunctionality08/02/2018

    Animals and fungi foster forest multifunctionality

    A new study shows that, in addition to the diversity of tree species, the variety of animal and fungus species also has a decisive influence on the performance of forests. Forest performance comprises many facets besides timber production, such as carbon storage and climate regulation.

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  • New Guide helps forest products sector value its relationship with nature07/27/2018

    New Guide helps forest products sector value its relationship with nature

    In partnership with Natural Capital Coalition, members of WBCSD’s Forest Solutions Group (FSG) launched the Forest Products Sector Guide to the Natural Capital Protocol.

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  • Opportunities and challenges of large-scale agriculture07/17/2018

    Opportunities and challenges of large-scale agriculture

    More than 160 international experts from research, business, politics and international institutions discussed issues of large-scale agriculture at the IAMO Forum 2018

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  • Maronesa cows used to prevent fires and promote biodiversity07/16/2018

    Maronesa cows used to prevent fires and promote biodiversity

    Initiative aims at promoting the Maronesa cattle breed native to Serra do Alvão

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  • Positive relationship shown between riparian vegetation and birds in wood farming systems07/16/2018

    Positive relationship shown between riparian vegetation and birds in wood farming systems

    Study evaluates impacts on birds of a management of olive groves and riparian galleries

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  • Mainstreaming Biodiversity for Sustainable Development07/13/2018

    Mainstreaming Biodiversity for Sustainable Development

    OECD released report highlighting examples of good practices and remaining challenges

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  • $22 Million Contract for Biodiversity Conservation and Community Development in Madagascar07/09/2018

    $22 Million Contract for Biodiversity Conservation and Community Development in Madagascar

    Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced that the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded the Company a $22 million, single-award contract to support biodiversity protection and enhance livelihoods in Madagascar.

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  • New report highlights global trade in wild plant ingredients07/02/2018

    New report highlights global trade in wild plant ingredients

    A new TRAFFIC study has drawn attention to the wild plant ingredients used in everyday products and the need for their traceable, sustainable and ethical sourcing and trade.

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  • Light pollution as reason for insect decline06/21/2018

    Light pollution as reason for insect decline

    Climate change, pesticides and land use changes alone cannot fully explain the decline in insect populations in Germany. Scientists from the Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) have now discovered that regions that have experienced a sharp decline in flying insects also have high levels of light pollution.

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