#GLFLive World Health Day Q&A With Kate Jones And Thomas Gillespie

19 Mar 2021

On World Health Day 2020, Landscape News editor Gabrielle Lipton spoke with the head of the Gillespie Lab and Emory University associate professor Thomas Gillespie and University College London professor Kate Jones. The discussion focused on the emergence and spread of disease among wildlife and how human impact on land-use and biodiversity can lead to […]

#GLFLive Q&A With Charlotte Streck

2 Mar 2021

The GLF Live series began on 2 April 2020 with Landscape News editor Gabrielle Lipton in conversation with Charlotte Streck, co-founder and director of global think tank Climate Focus. The discussion covered reactions from the private sector, accountability for continued climate action from corporations, a climate organization’s life during lockdown and the meaning of a […]

Give local communities stewardship, not pressure, says One World – No Hunger leader Dr. Schmitz

14 Dec 2018

While strategies and partnerships to restore the world’s degraded forests and landscapes might be conceived in donor offices and government hallways, it’s often local communities who take these plans and put them into world-changing actions. But how do you make sure that this implementation actually happens, and that these agendas to combat climate change actually […]

What is the best way to plant trees? Ecologist Christopher Kettle reveals the secret

14 Dec 2018

Using the right mix of native trees in forest restoration efforts is essential to meeting sustainable development goals including reducing poverty and food insecurity, and supporting biodiversity. Our guest Christopher Kettle from the Bioversity International specializes in tropical forest trees, their reproductive ecology and the importance of forest genetic resources for resilient landscapes. Music by

The new GLF Landscape Academy is ready to launch

14 Dec 2018

But first, what is it? On 1 December at the GLF Bonn 2018 conference, the GLF will officially launch its Landscape Academy, a first-of-its-kind curated learning platform where students, professionals, colleges and universities, and anyone interested in restoring landscapes can come to take free and paid online courses that will help them learn what they […]

Meet a young Kenyan influencer who uses photography to protect environment

14 Dec 2018

Photo by José Carlos Babo, creative commons

How African countries scale up private sector integration in landscape approaches

14 Dec 2018

Through these examples we hope to help more landscape initiatives reach out successfully to private sector partners, and to motivate more private sector actors, of all sizes, to actively seek out opportunities to be engaged and supportive partners in integrated landscape management in the landscapes where they operate. Take a listen Music: Photo: Ministry […]

Germany’s take on the global bioeconomy, from definition to dandelion

14 Dec 2018

Since 2011, Germany has been pouring more than two billion euros into research on which to base its bioeconomy, which is regarded as the strongest bioeconomy in Europe and a core component of the country’s overall economy – one of the strongest in the world. At a recent panel on the global bioeconomy held in […]

Ina-Marlene Ruthenberg talks about the role of World Bank in landscape restoration

14 Dec 2018

Ina-Marlene Ruthenberg is a World Bank country director in Zambia.