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The Challenge of Tracking How a Trillion Trees Grow 30.7.2020 WRI Stories
The Challenge of Tracking How a Trillion Trees Grow Comments|Add Comment|PrintIn Kenya, people are growing trees. Now, it’s time to track them. Photo by Aaron Minnick/WRI. This was the year that business added its clout to the global effort to add trillions of trees to the arsenal of weapons against climate change. The goal is to use these trees to restore land and absorb climate-warming carbon out of the atmosphere, which could keep global warming below 1.5 degrees C (2.7 degrees F), the level... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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4 Investments to Secure Ocean Health and Wealth 14.7.2020 WRI Stories
4 Investments to Secure Ocean Health and Wealth Comments|Add Comment|PrintSustainable, ocean-based investments can yield a number of benefits for economies, communities, businesses and households. Photo by Knut Troim/Unsplash Ocean-based industries are worth at least 3.5% of global GDP, a value the OECD predicted will double by 2030. More than 3 billion people rely on the ocean for their livelihoods and more than 350 million jobs are linked to the ocean worldwide. The COVID-19 pandemic is... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Policy News: July 13, 2020 13.7.2020 EcoTone
In This Issue: Congress – House Appropriators Release Fiscal Year 2021 Spending Bills for Science Agencies – House Democrats Outline Climate Action Plan – Full House Passes Infrastructure Bill Executive Branch ICE regulations suspend visas for international students attending universities that become online-only amid the coronavirus pandemic. Courts Dominion Energy and Duke Energy cancel Atlantic ...
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Policy News: June 29, 2020 29.6.2020 EcoTone
In This Issue: President Trump Suspends Entry Under H1-B Visas Through the End of 2020 Senators Introduce Bill Restricting Visas to Researchers with Ties to “Hostile Foreign Actors.” House Democrats Infrastructure Bill Reauthorizes Watershed Restoration Programs, Creates Wildlife Corridor System Full House will vote on bill this week. Congress Senate confirms Sethuraman “Panch” Panchanathan to ...
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Connecting the People Growing a Trillion Trees the Right Way 18.6.2020 WRI Stories
Connecting the People Growing a Trillion Trees the Right Way Comments|Add Comment|PrintIn Peru, coffee farmers are growing trees to protect the Amazon rainforest. Photo by One Tree Planted and AIDER. Everyone is talking about trees. In January, the World Economic Forum founded the Trillion Trees initiative (1t.org), an effort to protect and grow enough trees to fight climate change and build healthy rural landscapes and economies. Around the same time, major private companies made their own... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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RELEASE: Growing Trees the Right Way Through TerraMatch 18.6.2020 WRI Stories
RELEASE: Growing Trees the Right Way Through TerraMatch New platform connects millions of dollars to projects that grow trees the right way Tree planting was at the top of the international agenda in early 2020 when the World Economic Forum announced the Trillion Trees initiative, an effort to protect and plant enough trees to fight climate change and transform rural economies. Many other companies and funders are also working to plant tens of millions of trees worldwide. But planting trees... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Africa’s Restoration Entrepreneurs Aid in COVID-19 Response 12.6.2020 WRI Stories
Africa’s Restoration Entrepreneurs Aid in COVID-19 Response Comments|Add Comment|PrintThe COVID-19 pandemic is affecting farmers and consumers alike, but restoration entrepreneurs are stepping up to meet demand and prevent food waste. David Foli Ayivor, an entrepreneur from Ghana, has seen the devastating impact of the COVID-19 crisis on farmers and people in cities. As the pandemic shuts down supply chains, unharvested or unsold produce is rotting at farms while people in villages face food... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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We Lost a Football Pitch of Primary Rainforest Every 6 Seconds in 2019 2.6.2020 WRI Stories
We Lost a Football Pitch of Primary Rainforest Every 6 Seconds in 2019 Comments|Add Comment|PrintLarge logs sit on a truck bed in a forest concession in Ghana. Photo by Maite Knorr-Evans/WRI What is tree cover loss? Tree cover loss is not the same as deforestation. “Tree cover” can refer to trees in plantations as well as natural forests, and “tree cover loss” is the removal of tree canopy due to human or natural causes, including fire. The data presented here do not take tree restoration or... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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New Study Emphasizes Need for Swift Action to Save Louisiana’s Coast 29.5.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
New Study Emphasizes Need for Swift Action to Save Louisiana’s Coast
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Louisiana Legislature continues unanimous support for state’s coastal projects 22.5.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Louisiana Legislature continues unanimous support for state’s coastal projects
Policy News: May 18, 2020 19.5.2020 EcoTone
In This Issue: Pandemic Response House Legislation Includes Funding for Science, Wildlife Disease The latest coronavirus bill includes $125 million for NSF. Webinar: Invasive Species Policy and COVID-19 Speakers will explore how ecological research can inform policy and contribute knowledge to prevent the introduction and spread of invasive species. National Science Board Unveils Visions 2030 ...
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Rethinking the Trillion Trees Act could help the US economy 28.4.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Coronavirus has caused unemployment to skyrocket. Tree restoration could be a cost-effective way to put Americans back to work.
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After Tragedy, These Projects Bring Hope of a Brighter Future 20.4.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
After Tragedy, These Projects Bring Hope of a Brighter Future
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Resilience after recession: 4 ways to reboot the U.S. economy 14.4.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
It's important to choose wisely.
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In semi-arid Africa, farmers are transforming the 'underground forest' into life-giving trees 9.4.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Revitalization of a traditional agricultural practice known as farmer managed natural regeneration is bringing new life to millions of acres of degraded land while boosting food, fuel, habitat and carbon storage.
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Want to Help the US Economy? Rethink the Trillion Trees Act 7.4.2020 WRI Stories
Want to Help the US Economy? Rethink the Trillion Trees Act Comments|Add Comment|PrintWith proper investment, a tree restoration program could create hundreds of thousands of U.S. jobs. Photo by Simon Williams/The Nature Conservancy. As the spread of COVID-19 sickens thousands of Americans and pushes the U.S. economy into recession, Congress is working around the clock to provide resources to healthcare workers and relief to workers and industries facing economic hardship. That remains our... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Why protecting soil carbon is a win-win for farmers and the planet 2.4.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The benefits of protecting and restoring soil carbon go well beyond any one farm or any one year. But not enough people are taking these steps.
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Resilience After Recession: 4 Ways to Reboot the U.S. Economy 1.4.2020 THE CITY FIX
The COVID-19 pandemic is already affecting the lives of hundreds of thousands of Americans, and it’s poised to get worse before it gets better. Our primary concern is for the health and welfare of all those affected. The COVID-19 outbreak’s ...
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Resilience After Recession: 4 Ways to Reboot the U.S. Economy 31.3.2020 WRI Stories
Resilience After Recession: 4 Ways to Reboot the U.S. Economy Comments|Add Comment|PrintInvesting in transmission infrastructure can be an engine of U.S. job creation and economic growth. Photo credit: R. Nial Bradshaw/U.S. Air Force The COVID-19 pandemic is already affecting the lives of hundreds of thousands of Americans, and it’s poised to get worse before it gets better. Our primary concern is for the health and welfare of all those affected. The COVID-19 outbreak’s economic impacts will... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Coastal Care Package 26.3.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Coastal Care Package
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