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  • Food system impacts on biodiversity loss02/10/2021

    Food system impacts on biodiversity loss

    A joint report by Chatham House, UNEP and Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) explores the role of the global food system as the principal driver of accelerating biodiversity loss, and explains how food production is degrading or destroying natural habitats and contributing to species extinction.

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  • Improving Biodiversity in Coffee Landscapes in Vietnam01/25/2021

    Improving Biodiversity in Coffee Landscapes in Vietnam

    4C, in cooperation with the Lake Constance Foundation, Agriculture and Forestry Research & Development Center for Mountainous Region (ADC), Vinh Hiep Gia Lai Co., Ltd and Fundación Humedales, has started a joint project to improve biodiversity in coffee landscapes in Vietnam.

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  • Guidance document on the scope of application and core obligations of the EU ABS Regulation01/08/2021

    Guidance document on the scope of application and core obligations of the EU ABS Regulation

    The European Commission adopted a Guidance document on the scope of application and core obligations of the EU ABS Regulation.

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  • "Financial incentives for a biodiversity-friendly future – is green recovery a catalyzer?"01/08/2021

    "Financial incentives for a biodiversity-friendly future – is green recovery a catalyzer?"

    This question was addressed by experts from the public and private sectors worldwide during a session at the Global Landscape Forum on Biodiversity (Biodiversity Digital Conference: One World – One Health).

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  • New Association "Biodiversity in the Food Industry" in 202112/17/2020

    New Association "Biodiversity in the Food Industry" in 2021

    In spring 2021, the association "Biodiversity in the Food Industry" will be founded in Germany. An initiative group consisting of representatives of standards, food companies, associations, NGOs and scientific institutions prepared this initiative in the past two years. Among them some of the largest food retailers and processors in Europe.

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  • Measuring the impact of agriculture on biodiversity12/17/2020

    Measuring the impact of agriculture on biodiversity

    16. December 2020: The TRADE Hub, the Aligning Biodiversity Measures for Business (ABMB) collaboration and the EU B@B Platform, hosted the online workshop on "Measuring the impact of agriculture on biodiversity" on 15th December.

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  • Insect Responsible Sourcing Regions: Bringing insect conservation to the field12/10/2020

    Insect Responsible Sourcing Regions: Bringing insect conservation to the field

    The population of insects in Germany is dwindling - and at an alarming rate. In the project "Insect Responsible Sourcing Regions", the Global Nature Fund is involved in developing solutions for a new culture of insect protection in dialogue with agriculture. The goal is a strategy that proves effective not only at the farm level, but also at the landscape level. A press release from our partner Lake Constance Foundation provides information on the start of the project.

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  • Layman’s Report: LIFE Food & Biodiversity12/08/2020

    Layman’s Report: LIFE Food & Biodiversity

    30 November 2020: From 2016 to September 2020 the project consortium of the LIFE Food & Biodiversity project collaborated with the private food sector in Europe to enhance biodiversity protection through food standards and procurement guidelines of food companies. The new Layman’s Report provides an overview of the actions undertaken and impacts achieved since project-start. Even though, the project officially ends, many activities continue.

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  • Sustainable finance – EU classification system for green investments12/07/2020

    Sustainable finance – EU classification system for green investments

    The EU has set climate and energy targets for 2030, and aims to be climate-neutral by 2050. A classification system, the "EU ‘taxonomy" will provide definitions for ‘sustainable economic activities’: activities, focusing on the EU’s environmental objectives, on climate change mitigation and adaptation. 

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  • Biodiversity in the Focus: 5000 experts joined at GLF Digital Conference12/07/2020

    Biodiversity in the Focus: 5000 experts joined at GLF Digital Conference

    The Global Nature Fund presented the LIFE Food & Biodiversity project at this year’s largest online-conference on Biodiversity.

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