I think the reason why we don’t achieve what we set out to achieve most of the time is that we don’t have essential partnerships. You find that scientists, botanists and ecologists are working in silos. So if we can all come together and work together with one objectives, then it is possible for us to achieve that.
We cannot detach from people, from community. We are working together with the community. We aim a holistic landscape approach.
We all have a role to play as individuals and collectively. We can change the way we live, we can demand more and better from our political leaders, and we can stop and end our addiction to carbon.
We have to understand that every single thing that we do shapes the world; we have to feel that in our hearts, not just articulate it in our heads.
We can all be a part of change. Remember: it’s just as important to ask #whomademyclothes as it is to remember that loved clothes last.
As individuals, we have to have a role to play in changing the world. And remember, this is not just about changing your consumer behaviors. It’s also about every single choice that you make.
Climate action improves our lives, today and always. It makes us healthier, it extends our lifespans, it helps us connect with people, and it strengthens our economies.
We need to turn the landscape approach on its head and think about where it is already being practiced by many people on the ground and learn from what’s actually happening. Hunters and farmers understand the intrinsic value of their landscapes and they manage them in a holistic manner.
23 May 2019
Seeing the forest, not just the trees
Panelists discuss ways to restore the planet’s ecosystems
22 May 2019
In an era of mass extinction, who decides which species to save – and how?
Lessons for International Day for Biological Diversity
21 May 2019
Behind the scenes of new BBC series “Dynasties”
Producer Rupert Barrington reflects on 2 years documenting the world’s reigning animal families
20 May 2019
Landscape restoration: Is it working?
Scientists challenge the Bonn Challenge; its creator responds
Spotlight on the journey and implementation of REDD+ across the tropics
From Climate and Sustainable Development Goal Commitments to Action on the Ground
Climate Strategy in Peatlands Conservation
Renewable Energy and Indigenous Peoples in Landscapes
Achieving Transformational Change through integrated Landscape Approaches
Global Landscapes Forum interviews German State Secretary Jochen Flasbarth
Interview with El Salvador’s Minister of Environment and Natural Resources Lina Pohl
Interview with Hiroto Mitsugi – GLF Bonn 2018
Interview with Tim Christophersen – GLF Bonn 2018
Interview with Ada Osakwe – GLF Bonn 2018
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