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European Business & Biodiversity Campaign - News

  • 09/30/2021

    STAR - New Metric Allows Businesses to Quantify Positive Biodiversity Impacts

    The Species Threat Abatement and Restoration Metric (STAR) will, for the first time, allow businesses to estimate the potential contributions of specific nature-positive actions in specific places towards global biodiversity targets.

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  • 09/23/2021

    Financial institutions call for clear framework for biodiversity

    A powerful investor group of 78 financial institutions with combined assets of nearly $11 trillion have issued an appeal to the world's governments. They are calling for an international framework for biodiversity, as well as stronger commitment at the national level.

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  • 09/23/2021

    Biodiversity commitments weakly anchored in the banking sector

    In a recent report, ShareAction discusses how the 25 largest European banks are addressing five critical issues related to climate and biodiversity. The aim is to motivate the banking sector to introduce ambitious commitments on climate and biodiversity in the run-up to the COP 26.

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  • 09/21/2021

    Geopolitics of the World’s Forests: Strategies for Tackling Deforestation

    Deforestation continues at a worrying pace worldwide, except in temperate and boreal countries. It is caused by the race for land, underpinned by population growth and rising global demand for "deforestation-prone" products. Moreover, with climate change, mega-fires are now posing unprecedented threats to forests.

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  • 09/20/2021

    The outbreak of illegal gold mining in the Brazilian Amazon boosts deforestation

    Increased prices and political pressure are boosting illegal gold mining in the Brazilian Amazon, threatening forests, indigenous people, and conservation of biodiversity in protected areas.

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