Behind the scenes of new BBC series “Dynasties”
From our pick of this year’s stories: Producer Rupert Barrington reflects on 2 years documenting the world’s reigning animal familiesRead more
We’re on the brink of massive extinction, landmark biodiversity report says
From our pick of this year’s stories: 1 million species at risk due to human activityRead more
The question is not if we move, but the question is if we are able to move quick enough, if we are able to move together and create the right alliances of the willing — alliances of those people who take a holistic approach in order to integrate sustainability into financing systems and economics.
The current system does not take in and does not fit the work we’re doing today. We need the system to change. Easy to say, harder to do.... the system is not built for this purpose.
Alignment between investors is key. It’s very difficult if you have people looking for money and nothing else and other stakeholders looking for Sustainable Development Goal improvement... We need to find the common ground.
We need efficient use of public money, only where it’s needed and for transition phases. The objective is not to compensate for imperfections or high risks; it is to compensate for the perception of high risk.
Much of the knowledge of how to reinvest is in this room.
We need to change some of the enablers out there, and one of them is banking... We really need to change the regulatory environment of banking on a global scale.
Every song has a dance, imagine if a song on tree planting goes viral. I have a tree to plant, dig, dig and plant. A tree cannot make a forest, but many trees. One voice, one song to restore our land.
It’s easy to wait for visionary leader, but individually and in communities we can already do a lot… it’s very important to start those small movements while we wait for the large movement.
21 Jan 2020
More than 300 human rights defenders killed in 2019, report says
40 percent worked on land, Indigenous’ Peoples and environmental rights
16 Jan 2020
BBC Newsday interviews CIFOR scientist on deforestation, bats and Ebola study
Suspected Ebola carriers often thrive in clearings or on forest fringes
14 Jan 2020
Efforts to protect the coveted Helmeted Hornbill and its habitat grow
Villagers gain support to develop sustainable livelihoods
Powering The Indonesian ArchipelagoThrough Rural Community Based Forest Biomass
Presented by Maria Wahono, President Commissioner of Clean Power Indonesia, ...
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