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Policy News: April 6, 2020 6.4.2020 EcoTone
In This Issue: Lawmakers Provide Additional Funding for Science Agencies in CARES Act, Funding Agencies Release New Guidance NSF receives $76 million for coronavirus grants. EPA Reduces Enforcement Activities, Extends Comment Period for “Transparency in Science” Rule by 30 Days The comment period for the proposed rule closes May 18. Executive Branch NSF Director France ...
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Op-Ed: COVID-19 shows that what we're doing to animals is killing us, too 2.4.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Pandemics will become ever more common because of our use of animals and the destruction of their habitats.

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Protecting tropics could save half of species on brink, report says 27.3.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Local farmers could be part of the key to helping to prevent extinction.
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Destroying habitats has opened a Pandora's box for new diseases to emerge 24.3.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The novel coronavirus outbreak may be just the beginning of mass pandemics.
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Trend: Nutrient diversity goes beyond meatless meat 16.3.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The potential of lab-grown and plant-based protein as a solution to climate change and world hunger has already generated a great deal of buzz.
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The hidden risks nature loss poses for businesses 16.3.2020 GreenBiz.com
Over $44 trillion of economic value generation, more than half the world’s total GDP, is moderately or highly dependent on nature.
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Can the private sector make it a super year for nature? 9.3.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Biodiversity crisis is gaining traction in the private sector but a big disparity still exists between knowledge and action on climate and biodiversity.
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25 badass women shaking up the climate movement in 2020 6.3.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
In honor of International Women's Day, we recognize courageous executives, investor advocates and policy visionaries who are role models for any gender.
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A bird’s-eye view of a hopeful future 5.3.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Nothing like a good plane flight to give one perspective.
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Helen Crowley on the role of business in biodiversity and conservation 4.3.2020 GreenBiz.com
Biodiversity is fundamental to human well-being and a healthy planet, but biodiversity loss and species extinction is currently happening at an alarming rate. According to a draft plan from the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity, world leaders must enact protections for at least 30 percent of the world's land and oceans in the next decade to protect current biodiversity levels and avert the extinction of many species. But we shouldn’t stop there, of course.
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ESA Selects 2020 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award Recipients 2.3.2020 EcoTone
The Ecological Society of America (ESA) is honored to announce this year’s Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award (GSPA) recipients. This award provides graduate students with the opportunity to receive policy and communication training in Washington, D.C. before they meet lawmakers. ESA selected twelve students to receive the award: Tiffany L. Betras (University of ...
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How using biodiversity indicators can improve conservation effectiveness 2.3.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Data can help companies make decisions about their conservation initiatives — and improve outcomes.
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When Climate Change Drove All the Men Away 1.3.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in the National Observer and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Miles short of the Mexico-US border, rough hands yanked Javier Hernandez from the trunk. They beat him, fractured his skull and then buried him with straws poking from his nostrils for air. Known as coyotes, Javier’s smugglers […]
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The Disappearing Songs of Hawaii’s Endangered Native Birds 29.2.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Undark and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. The sounds of Kauai’s forests are changing. Thirty years ago, David Kuhn could hear a dawn chorus and identify the many different birds that lived on the Hawaiian island. But more recently, Kuhn, a wildlife recordist based on […]
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Trump Has Been Very Bad for Vulnerable Animals. The Administration May Finally Have to Change Its Behavior. 28.2.2020 Mother Jones
In the past three years, the Trump administration has targeted rules and regulations critical for wildlife survival from every angle: It has stripped long-standing protections and instituted new hoops to jump through in the name of economic growth. It has made it easier for polluters to dump pesticides in lakes and rivers. It has opened public lands for […]
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How young California ranchers are finding new ways to raise livestock and improve the land 26.2.2020 GreenBiz.com
Because these first-generation farmers are starting from scratch, many of them do not view their practices as adapting. They see the techniques they use as central elements of a new kind of ranching.
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What will it cost to save the earth's oceans? 25.2.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal No. 14 could require spending $175 billion per year.
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General Mills, Danone dig deeper into regenerative agriculture with incentives, funding 20.2.2020 GreenBiz.com
Food giants cultivate new pilots, new financing programs.
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New rankings show boost in demand for sustainable cotton as Adidas claims the top spot 19.2.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Adidas climbed five places to claim the top spot in 2020's sustainable cotton rankings, but a third of the firms scored zero.
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Can we protect nature by giving it legal rights? 18.2.2020 GreenBiz.com
Around the world, communities are using "Rights of Nature" laws to defend waterways, species and more from human threats.
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