User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Independent
Category: Problems :: Deforestation
Last updated: Nov 14 2018 16:46 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Burning to solve climate change: The BECCS paradox 14.11.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
For land rights and justice, the international climate solution is controversial.
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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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Deforestation: When should I panic? 29.10.2018 GreenBiz.com
There's a lot more work to do, but new tools are making it easier.
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3 challenges — and opportunities — for businesses to help save tropical forests 10.10.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Research shows climate finance is reaching most jurisdictions, but slowly.
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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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Lessons learned from centuries of indigenous forest management 28.9.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Ecologist Charles M. Peters discusses how, in an era of runaway destruction of tropical forests, the centuries-old understanding of indigenous woodland residents can lead restoration efforts.
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Climate change and corporate greed combine to destroy forests with fire and felling 26.9.2018 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Ed Finn The razing of millions of acres of forests by wildfires has been increasing in scale and intensity for the past few decades. This year has set new records for the number of trees and shrubs destroyed by fire -- not just in the United States and Canada, but also in many other countries, including England, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Sweden, Latvia, and North Korea. Wildfires, of course, have been a yearly occurrence in the summer months for centuries. Triggered mainly by lightning, they were nature's way of disposing of dead timber and providing fertile ground for new plant growth. That is still an important natural process, although many conflagrations today are unnaturally caused by human carelessness, such as poorly tended campfires and flipped-away cigarette butts. Far more devastating for the world's forests today, however, are the effects of global warming, mostly caused by the greenhouse gas emissions that emanate from the burning of fossil fuels. One of the detrimental effects of climate ...
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Ending deforestation: A collective effort 8.8.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: Stakeholder collaboration and data-centric sensing technology are emerging as essential ingredients in reducing deforestation.
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How forest carbon can provide ROI for your sustainable business strategy 11.7.2018 GreenBiz.com
And return on your investment for the environment, too.
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5 reasons companies are collaborating to end deforestation 6.7.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Working together can help balance the sometimes seemingly conflicting goals of economic growth, social development and environmental protection.
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Storm damage to forests costs billions — here's how artificial intelligence can help 25.6.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
What happens when computer science and forest management meet.
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Have Chinese companies finally joined the sustainability bandwagon? 7.6.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
China's corporate aforestation efforts are encouraging, but consumer demand for environmental products is lagging.
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Empowering community farmers to be the catalyst for change in sustainable agriculture 6.6.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: Supporting local farmers can lead to lasting change for both the individual and the environment as a whole.
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Forest certification remains a key weapon in the fight to save forests 25.5.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Some estimates suggest that up to 30 percent of all timber traded globally may be illegally harvested.
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How leveraging social norms can promote ethical timber use 8.5.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
People love trees and know that deforestation is harmful. So how do we truly put an end to it?
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Forests as a climate solution? Yes, naturally 17.4.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: Forests clean air and water, provide economic well-being, support biodiversity, provide forest products that people depend on — and serve as the world’s oldest carbon storage technology. That’s worth talking about.
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3 ways public-private partnerships can save Brazil's forests 20.3.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Harnessing private sector funding for forest protection from commodity buyers, agribusinesses and consumers is a priority.
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Australian Architecture Firm AJ+C Wins World Architecture News Award for Sports Hall 8.3.2018 Planet Ark News
Allen Jack+Cottier (AJ+C) has overcome an international field of contenders to win the Sport in Architecture Award at the 2018 World Architecture News (WAN) Awards in London. AJ+C's winning project, the Judith Poole Sports Hall and playing fields at Abbotsleigh School in Sydney's leafy Wahroonga beat five other finalists vying for the prestigious award. The project also won the award for Excellence in the Use of Timber Products - Timber Flooring - in the 2016 Australian Timber Design Awards.
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Indigenous and Rural Women Conserve Mother Earth and Empower Their Communities 7.3.2018 Truthout.com
Women's rights and gender equality are crucial for not just women, but also for their communities and the environment. Increasing women's leadership in natural resource management, for example, is not only beneficial for biodiversity but also increases livelihood opportunities for women, thus improving their ability to plan for their families and resulting in positive outcomes for their communities. On this International Women's Day, we bring you a photo essay about Indigenous and rural women and their innate connection to nature. Women's rights and gender equality are crucial for not just women, but also for their communities and the environment. Women play a key role in the conservation of biodiversity and forests. A growing body of evidence shows that increasing women's leadership in natural resource management and governance is not only beneficial for biodiversity but also empowers women, increases their livelihood opportunities, improves their ability to plan for their families and results in ...
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Banks branch out to take on deforestation risks 5.3.2018 GreenBiz.com
A new platform aims to help financial institutions uncover their exposure to environmental risks from palm oil, soy, cattle trading and timber, amid deforestation fears.
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