User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Independent
Category: Biodiversity
Last updated: Apr 25 2019 24:15 IST RSS 2.0
 
1 to 20 of 5,714    
UN decade of family farming puts spotlight on food insecurity 24.4.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Food & Health The United Nations has declared the years 2019 to 2028 as the UN Decade of Family Farming, citing the need to stem hunger and work toward food security. The official launch of the decade will take place in May. The UN has identified a number of key issues, including public policies, that promote the development of family farms, the protection of biodiversity, forests necessary to supporting family farms, sustainable fisheries and agroecology. While 2014 was officially the year of family farming, the UN states that, by creating a decade dedicated to family farming , it aims to draw attention to the fact that the people who produce more than 80 per cent of the planet's food paradoxically are often the most vulnerable to hunger.  My hope is that the UN decade will expose and emphasize the real causes of hunger on this planet -- how the creation of hunger is directly linked to environmental degradation and land grabbing; the loss of family farms and farmland to speculation and concentration, an ...
Also found in: [+]
The Blackfeet Nation is trying to open its own national park 23.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Members of the Blackfeet Nation want tourists to understand how the story of Glacier National Park is really the story of their nation.
Also found in: [+]
How a tiny endangered species put a man in prison 15.4.2019 Current Issue
The Devils Hole pupfish is nothing to mess with.
Also found in: [+]
How 3Degrees helped Etsy lead e-commerce towards carbon neutral shipping 3.4.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: Discover the three key elements that enabled Etsy to offset 100 percent of its shipping emissions.
Also found in: [+]
Can we tweak marine chemistry to help stave off climate change? 27.3.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Synthetic biology, meet marine biology.
Also found in: [+]
Extinction looms for southern California’s mountain lions 25.3.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A new study presents a choice: Allow the big cats to vanish in 50 years — or build modest wildlife corridors.
Also found in: [+]
New Study Warns Of Extinction Threat For Southern California's Mountain Lions 22.3.2019 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
They could vanish in 50 years – or be protected by "wildlife corridors," researchers say.
Also found in: [+]
Commercial honeybees threaten to displace Utah’s native bees 7.3.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Federal lands could offer hives a respite from pesticides.
Also found in: [+]
Sooner or later, we'll have to stop economic growth — and celebrate 26.2.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The end of growth will come one day, perhaps very soon, whether we’re ready or not. If we plan for and manage it, we could well wind up with greater well-being.
Also found in: [+]
How sailing challenged my sustainability values 22.2.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Surviving at sea without harming fish? That ship has sailed.
Also found in: [+]
The greenback cutthroat trout needs saving, again 15.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
After a case of mistaken identity, scientists double down on their efforts to save a fabled fish.
Also found in: [+]
Organic Green New Deal? Comprehensive climate change policy must address the American food system 8.2.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The proposed bill must put just rural economic and environmental development back on the table.
Also found in: [+]
Development plans test a decade-old conservation deal 7.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Brokers of an agreement to protect undeveloped land in California are reconsidering.
Also found in: [+]
Episode 156: To B or not to B? A bold experiment in reusable consumer packaging 25.1.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
This week, words of wisdom from Danone's chief sustainability officer, TerraCycle founder Tom Szaky, Marsh & McLennan risk specialist Richard Smith-Bingham and Unilever R&D chief David Blanchard.
Also found in: [+]
5 reasons to be optimistic about reducing, and reversing, deforestation 21.1.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Yes, more trees are falling, but the leading indicators suggest a brighter picture is taking root.
Also found in: [+]
10 groups that will be key to combating climate change in 2019 7.1.2019 GreenBiz.com
Saving the planet must be an all-hands-on-deck effort.
Also found in: [+]
Hunting faces an ethical reckoning 18.12.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Gruesome social media videos show how far modern hunting has drifted from its roots.
Also found in: [+]
How to sustainably, nutritiously feed 10 billion people by 2050 14.12.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Today we have a five-course menu to serve up food and climate solutions.
Also found in: [+]
Why companies should pay for biodiversity 10.12.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
It's all a part of their bottom line.
Also found in: [+]
How Ruth Gates used social design to protect the coral reefs 8.12.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
The unique collaboration means more science and more communication.
Also found in: [+]
1 to 20 of 5,714