Danone cultivates multinational effort to restore biodiversity

GreenBiz

Biodiversity Climate Change Food & AgricultureWhat’s at stake: the future of farming.

Biodiversity and business: 4 things you need to know for 2020

GreenBiz

Companies need biodiversity. Biodiversity Food SystemsMost are just recognizing that.

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Can the gene editing technology CRISPR help reduce biodiversity loss worldwide?

GreenBiz

Biodiversity Advanced Materials Biomaterials CleantechThough scientists are optimistic that CRISPR could help, they also emphasize caution and community engagement in order to get it right.

Naturalis Biodiversity Center reopens with a sustainable, future-proof renovation

Inhabitat - Innovation

After nearly a year of renovations, the Netherland’s prized Naturalis Biodiversity Center — a museum and research center with one of the largest natural history collections in the world — has just reopened to the public

Helen Crowley on the role of business in biodiversity and conservation

GreenBiz

Biodiversity is fundamental to human well-being and a healthy planet, but biodiversity loss and species extinction is currently happening at an alarming rate.

Episode 190: Ambition, angst and action at Climate Week, Danone CEO prioritizes biodiversity

GreenBiz

Biodiversity Climate Change Climate Conferences farmers Food & Agriculture Podcast GreenBiz 350 PodcastTune in for a recap of news and conversations during more than 300 events linked to the UN General Assembly.

Collective Action at the Crossroads: What to Watch in 2020

CleanTechnica

It seems like a lifetime ago when at the Rio Earth Summit in 1992, I watched more than 100 heads of state and government queue to sign the original documents of the Framework Convention on Climate Change, the Biodiversity Convention and Agenda 21.

COP 174

Biodiversity and business: 4 things you need to know for 2020

AGreenLiving

Companies need biodiversity. More: Biodiversity and business: 4 things you need to know for 2020. Business Eco Green adapted-from biodiversity driving change food-systems need-biodiversity- tortured-love transportMost are just recognizing that.

From coffee to cosmetics, companies are looking for ways to protect the plants their products are made from

GreenBiz

As crop varieties disappear, boosting biodiversity becomes smart business. Biodiversity Food & Agriculture

Housing developers can play a major role in tackling the housing and biodiversity crisis, says consultancy

Envirotec Magazine

Developers must get their strategies right or risk costly delays as they struggle to meet biodiversity net gain requirements set out in the new Environment Bill. This is according to a new report from leading independent ecology consultancy Ecological Planning & Research Ltd (EPR), which outlines how developers can most effectively respond to the biodiversity net gain requirements set out in the emerging Environment Bill.

On our watch… biodiversity breakdown

Fairsnape

Although over recent years in the built environment, ‘on our watch’, we have been discussing and to varying degree implementing biodiversity net gain, biodiversity units, action plans, habitat exchange, ecology of place, connectivity with nature and biophilic design.

Event - World Biodiversity Forum 2020

Green Market Oracle

The World Biodiversity Forum 2020 will take place February 23 - 29 at the Congress Centre in Davos, Switzerland. With this, it aims to redefine and set the agenda for biodiversity as a focal point over the next 10 years in current themes and topics across sectors.

Humanity’s greatest threat: Cascading impacts of climate, biodiversity, food and water crises

Envirotec Magazine

Four of them — climate change, extreme weather, biodiversity loss, and water crises — were also deemed by scientists as most likely to occur. Survey reveals common concern of global scientists and linkages between crises.

Protecting tropics could save half of species on brink, report says

GreenBiz

Biodiversity ConservationLocal farmers could be part of the key to helping to prevent extinction.

Insect decline more extensive than suspected, says large-scale biodiversity study

Envirotec Magazine

Causes of insect decline and biodiversity loss to be found at the landscape level. In a large-scale biodiversity study, an international research team headed by scientists at TUM surveyed a large number of insect groups in Brandenburg, Thuringia and Baden-Württemberg between 2008 and 2017.

Ecologists declare climate and biodiversity emergency

Business Green

Greenhouse gas emissions must be cut through nature-based solutions, the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management says

Improved sewage treatment has increased river biodiversity over past 30 years, says study

Envirotec Magazine

Improvements in wastewater treatment in the UK over the past 30 years are linked to improvements in river biodiversity, according to a study conducted by researchers at the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology. The River Ray at Rivermead, Swindon (photo credit: Jo Sayers).

Danone cultivates multinational effort to restore biodiversity

AGreenLiving

Original post: Danone cultivates multinational effort to restore biodiversity. Business Green biodiversity carbon removal emissions farms-and forests from-the-way future manage-ourWhat’s at stake: the future of farming.

Can the private sector make it a super year for nature?

GreenBiz

Biodiversity crisis is gaining traction in the private sector but a big disparity still exists between knowledge and action on climate and biodiversity. Biodiversity Climate Change Agriculture Nature Based Solutions

Destroying habitats has opened a Pandora's box for new diseases to emerge

GreenBiz

BiodiversityThe novel coronavirus outbreak may be just the beginning of mass pandemics.

Sir David Attenborough named ambassador to Treasury 'economics of biodiversity' review

Business Green

Veteran naturalist and broadcaster to become the public face of wide-ranging Treasury review to assess the economic impacts of biodiversity globally

How To Grow a Clover Lawn To Improve Biodiversity

AGreenLiving

The American obsession with a pristine, green lawn presents a … The post How To Grow a Clover Lawn To Improve Biodiversity appeared first on Earth911.com. Read more: How To Grow a Clover Lawn To Improve Biodiversity. Eco Green earth911-com- eco-watch green lawn home & garden improve improve-biodiversity into-the week

Event - Biodiversity Conservation and Ecosystem Management Conference

Green Market Oracle

The 8th International Conference on Biodiversity Conservation and Ecosystem Management will take place on November 12-13, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. Biodiversity helps regulate the nutrient cycle, water (e.g.

Event - 2020 UN Biodiversity Conference (COP 15)

Green Market Oracle

The 2020 Biodiversity Conference (COP 15) will take place on October 5, 2020 in Kunming, Yunnan, China. The 2020 Biodiversity Conference will also serve as the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 15) to the CBD.

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Safeguarding biodiversity is not just an environmentalist issue

Eco-Business

The United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity must bring together not just environmentalists, but also officials with the clout to effect change across entire economies

Could planting 1 trillion trees counteract climate change?

GreenBiz

Biodiversity Food & Agriculture Ecosystem ServicesThe U.N. suggests that adding 2.5 billion acres of forest to the world could limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius by 2050. But some researchers aren't so sure.

The hidden risks nature loss poses for businesses

GreenBiz

Biodiversity Conservation Natural Capital Risk & Resilience RiskOver $44 trillion of economic value generation, more than half the world’s total GDP, is moderately or highly dependent on nature.

Biodiversity will be 2020's crisis subject

Business Green

In 2020, business leaders should be developing robust strategies that to embed nature protection into their firm's operations, writes CISL's Gemma Cranston. In the corridors of multi-nationals and on the trading floors of stock exchanges there are whispers of an impending transformative shift.

Biodiversity will be 2020's crisis subject

Business Green

In 2020, business leaders should be developing robust strategies that to embed nature protection into their firm's operations, writes CISL's Gemma Cranston

Helen Crowley on the role of business in biodiversity and conservation

AGreenLiving

Biodiversity is fundamental to human well-being and a healthy planet, but biodiversity loss and species extinction is currently happening at an alarming rate. See the original post here: Helen Crowley on the role of business in biodiversity and conservation.

How using biodiversity indicators can improve conservation effectiveness

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More: How using biodiversity indicators can improve conservation effectiveness. Data can help companies make decisions about their conservation initiatives — and improve outcomes. Business Green are-unreported companies-are companies-make conservation energy & climate greater more-big pacific pepsi policies-at-odds the-rise- their-conservation

Danone cultivates multinational effort to restore biodiversity

Business Green

What's at stake: the future of farming

Towards a global biodiversity accord

Eco-Business

The need for stronger conservation policies has yet to take hold, putting the world's ecosystems increasingly at risk

Native species or invasive? The distinction blurs as the world warms

GreenBiz

Biodiversity Agriculture Animal Welfare Land useWith species on the move as the climate changes, a growing number of scientists say that efforts must be made to help migrating species adapt to their new habitats.

Can the gene editing technology CRISPR help reduce biodiversity loss worldwide?

AGreenLiving

More here: Can the gene editing technology CRISPR help reduce biodiversity loss worldwide? Business Green adding-2-5 advanced materials and-community billion-acres biodiversity biomaterials celsius- cleantech ecosystem-services scientists-are some-researchers worldThough scientists are optimistic that CRISPR could help, they also emphasize caution and community engagement in order to get it right.

International biodiversity experts net first ever private sector donation

Business Green

Undisclosed sum from luxury goods firm Kering is to fund research into the state of nature

UN draft plan aims to beef up global biodiversity protection

Business Green

Proposals intended to replace a 2010 framework are set to be discussed by diplomats at a major UN summit in China in October

Episode 205: Cargill cultivates soil health, greening the Super Bowl

GreenBiz

Biodiversity Agriculture Innovation Podcast ridesharing Sports Transportation & Mobility GreenBiz 350 PodcastPlus, chit-chat about animal welfare expert Temple Grandin and GM's vision for a future ride-hailing service.

Soil 166

How can businesses address biodiversity loss? Start by being less bad for nature

Eco-Business

Companies should examine ways to make production chains more friendly to biodiversity, said eminent scientist Sandra Diaz Cosmetics firms can look at reducing palm oil use, while wineries can cut chemicals to help animal pollinators.

Climate and Biodiversity Emergency commitment, expectations and actions: the new bidding and procurement criteria?

Fairsnape

Are commitments and actions towards Climate and Biodiversity becoming procurement criteria for consultants, designers, contractors and building product manufacturers, and criteria for selecting which contracts to bid?