User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Independent
Category: Problems :: Deforestation
Last updated: May 08 2018 14:45 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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How zero-deforestation agendas affect heavily forested nations 5.3.2018 GreenBiz.com
Companies interested in cleaning up their supply chains must find better ways of accommodating the economic aspirations of communities in forest-rich developing countries.
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The protectors of British Columbia’s coast 7.2.2018 High Country News Most Recent
In the Great Bear Rainforest, Indigenous guardians enforce tribal and environmental laws.
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The protectors of British Columbia’s coastal rainforest 7.2.2018 High Country News Most Recent
On Calvert Island, Indigenous guardians enforce tribal and environmental laws.
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A Montana bill takes aim at wilderness study areas 2.2.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Sen. Steve Daines wants to slash protections for some of the state’s wildest land.
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Corporations need nature's regenerative service 2.2.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Many people do not perceive the value of wilderness areas, even though we receive life-sustaining services from them every day.
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Why aren’t marbled murrelets recovering? 31.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
The enigmatic bird’s populations have not increased despite conservation efforts.
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How public-private partnerships fight climate change in the cocoa supply chain 31.1.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: Deforestation is a growing and serious problem, and for Mondelēz International, it makes up the largest part of our carbon footprint.
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These 14 businesses are growing money on trees 25.1.2018 GreenBiz.com
Restoring degraded and deforested land is becoming a thriving economic opportunity, in the U.S and beyond.
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Researchers find post-fire logging harms Spotted owls 18.1.2018 Environmental News Network
Wildlife ecologists studying the rare Spotted owl in the forests of California have discovered that large, intense wildfires are not responsible for the breeding territory extinction that has been reported recently.
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Logging isn’t the solution to our wildfire problems 3.1.2018 Writers on the Range
We can’t ‘solve’ fire any more than we can ‘solve’ hurricanes.
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Decades-Past Logging Still Threatens Spotted Owls in National Forests 7.12.2017 Environmental News Network
Logging of the largest trees in the Sierra Nevada’s national forests ended in the early 1990s after agreements were struck to protect species’ habitat.
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Ancestral Pueblo logging practices could save New Mexico pinelands 6.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Researchers look to the past to better fight fire.
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What fire researchers learned from Northern California blazes 6.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
In California, land managers use fire as a tool.
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Giving thanks for four decades of protecting turkeys 21.11.2017 TreeHugger
The wild turkey is one of the most enduring symbols of Thanksgiving – but you may not know how close we’ve all come to losing these birds. As recently as 1973, there were only about 1.5 million wild turkeys in all of North America.
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