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News in the Framework of the European Business & Biodiversity Campaign

 
  • New Study "Sustainable Consumption for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services – The cases of cotton, soy and lithium"09/30/2019

    New Study "Sustainable Consumption for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services – The cases of cotton, soy and lithium"

    GNF attended the launch of this new study which had been commissioned by the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation.

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  • Ready, steady, green! LIFE helps farming and forestry adapt to climate change09/10/2019

    Ready, steady, green! LIFE helps farming and forestry adapt to climate change

    A new publication by the EU Commission presents projects in agriculture and forestry funded by the EU LIFE programme that help to mitigate climate change.

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  • Diversity increases ecosystem stability09/06/2019

    Diversity increases ecosystem stability

    Freiburg’s forestry scientists prove that forests that are more diverse are also more productive and more resilient

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  • New MoU for sustainable natural rubber09/02/2019

    New MoU for sustainable natural rubber

    The Global Platform for Sustainable Natural Rubber (GPSNR) and the International Rubber Study Group (IRSG) have agreed to build cooperation by signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU).

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  • EU agriculture not viable for the future08/05/2019

    EU agriculture not viable for the future

    Researchers analyse EU Commission reform plans for the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)

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  • New roadmap to maximize the forest sector’s contribution to the SDGs07/31/2019

    New roadmap to maximize the forest sector’s contribution to the SDGs

    Francisco Ruiz-Tagle, CEO of CMPC, launches WBCSD’s Forest Sector SDG Roadmap on behalf of leading forest companies at the High-Level Political Forum in New York.

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  • Manuals for more biodiversity in spice cultivation07/22/2019

    Manuals for more biodiversity in spice cultivation

    In India, spices are cultivated in important biodiversity hotspots. However, changes in cultivation practices endanger both the productive base and biodiversity. Two new manuals for drawing up ‘Biodiversity Action Plans’ now provide support for spice producers.

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  • Study: Global farming trends threaten food security07/15/2019

    Study: Global farming trends threaten food security

    Citrus fruits, coffee and avocados: The food on our tables has become more diverse in recent decades. However, global agriculture does not reflect this trend. Monocultures are increasing worldwide, taking up more land than ever. At the same time, many of the crops being grown rely on pollination by insects and other animals. This puts food security at increased risk, as a team of researchers with help from Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) writes in the journal "Global Change Biology".

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  • Impending threats to biodiversity07/10/2019

    Impending threats to biodiversity

    How does the expansion or intensification of arable farming affect global agricultural markets and biodiversity?

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  • Economic activities for the conservation of biodiversity07/04/2019

    Economic activities for the conservation of biodiversity

    A new publication by the Global Nature Fund presents business ideas that combine the protection of biodiversity in and around protected areas with successful economic activities. The guide for the development of Pro Biodiversity Business was created in the EcoKarst project and presented to interested companies, regional development agencies and civil society at a final conference in Slovenia in June.

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