User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Independent
Category: Biodiversity
Last updated: Nov 06 2018 05:40 IST RSS 2.0
 
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General Mills' Shauna Sadowski on grounding regenerative agriculture at General Mills 6.11.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Shauna Sadowski is the head of sustainability in naturals and organics at General Mills — and where her passion and her role intersect are through regenerative agriculture. The term might sound about vague, or a bit hippie-dippy, but for Sadowski, it's actually about grounding agricultural practices in the outcomes for the crops and the land. Pursuing regenerative practices for General Mills' agricultural suppliers focuses specifically on soil health, above-ground biodiversity and resilience in the surrounding agricultural communities. 
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Why investors are backing zero deforestation 31.10.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
At long last, markets for protecting forests are taking root.
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Beyond Climate: An interview with David Suzuki, filmmaker Ian Mauro 25.10.2018 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Phillip Dwight Morgan This Friday, renowned Canadian scientist and environmentalist David Suzuki joins filmmaker Ian Mauro at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema in Toronto for the world premiere of Beyond Climate. The film lays bear the devastating impacts of forest fires, crop failures, pine beetle infestations and ocean acidification in communities in British Columbia, an area described as Canada’s “sentinel province” for climate change. The documentary film is part of the 2018 Planet in Focus Film Festival, running from October 25 to 28. Beyond Climate explores the impacts of climate change in areas of B.C. like Haida Gwaii, Whistler Blackcomb and the Okanagan Valley, and the wide-ranging hardships the changes due to climate are having on all aspects of daily life for people, living and working in a region known for its rich ecosystems and biological diversity. Earlier this month, the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a report calling to limit global warming to ...
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How to conserve half the planet without going hungry 5.10.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
In order to preserve biodiversity, we need to protect land — land that's been resettled for agriculture.
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Demand is driving deforestation — what can companies do? 5.10.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Research found that 27 percent of global forest loss is caused by permanent commodity-driven deforestation-as-usual.
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Can we implement science-based targets for oceans and cities? 3.10.2018 GreenBiz.com
We've seen surges of commitments from corporations. Can other sustainability initiatives use the same goals to be successful?
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Butterflies just love ants ---. 12.9.2018 The Earth Times Online Newspaper - Health News
What does that blue butterfly do when you are not watching. We still have to discover exactly how the Eurasian large blue exploits Myrmica ants, but many of its relatives are either cuckoos (eg. (Phengaris alcon), or outright predators like the AustralasianLiphyra brassolis larvae ,eating the whole brood of the green ants they live with. How did such diverse habits evolve? Well, start reading here.
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BASF drives change in the palm-oil supply chain 11.9.2018 GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: Corporate accountability is key to fostering a sustainable and equitable palm-oil industry.
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When it comes to habitat, having an edge is not a good thing 30.8.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The side effects for biodiversity and species conservation aren't usually positive. Here are four ways that businesses can mitigate the impact.
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Report Report: Corporate conservation, youth and disrupting luxury 21.8.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
A monthly wrap-up of recent research on sustainable business and clean technology reports you need to know.
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Investors worth $6.7 trillion advocate for better palm oil standards 20.8.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil faces pressure to strengthen its certification standards from more than 90 institutional investors.
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Can businesses practice profitable conservation? 18.8.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Investing in the environment proves valuable for all organizations. Here's how.
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One-planet prosperity: The business case for addressing 'earth overshoot' 31.7.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Recognizing Earth's physical constraints represents an opportunity, if we seize it.
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How to effectively design for a biodiverse, urban future 29.6.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
We need to make our city areas more welcoming to wildlife. Here are five ways we can do so.
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Here's how Paris is building the eco-community of the future 20.6.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The Clichy-Batignolles eco-district aims to set a new standard in sustainable urban design.
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The market for payment for ecosystems services is growing up 15.6.2018 GreenBiz.com
The decades-old policy idea was finally measured, and the ROI is apparent.
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Calling for a sea change in the business of oceans 14.6.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Let's reimagine the blue economy.
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The future of the sea? How the ocean economy can fight plastic pollution. 1.6.2018 The Earth Times Online Newspaper - Environment News
Ocean plastic pollution could triple in a decade without action by the ocean economy. TOMRA CEO Stefan Ranstrand responds to the UK Government’s Foresight Future of the Sea report and explains how container deposit schemes and sensor-based recycling sorting could provide a solution.
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Dropping the ball: how the sports industry affects biodiversity 1.6.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
A Q&A with Giulia Carbone of IUCN on how she works with key stakeholders to turn challenges in the sports industry into sustainable opportunities.
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17 organizations feeding the world through regenerative agriculture 21.5.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Re-building resilience, one community at a time.
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