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  • 12/17/2018

    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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  • 12/12/2018

    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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  • 12/11/2018

    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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  • 12/10/2018

    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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  • 12/07/2018

    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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  • 12/07/2018

    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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  • 12/06/2018

    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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  • 12/06/2018

    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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  • 12/05/2018

    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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  • 12/04/2018

    New Campaign will Inspire Business to Value Nature

    The European Commission has provided over €2 million over the next three years to support a new collaborative campaign, We Value Nature.

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