GLF News

Youth4Nature joins Youth In Landscapes Initiative

26 Jan 2021

Youth-led international environmental organization Youth4Nature (Y4N) has just become the latest member of the Youth In Landscapes Initiative (YIL) steering committee, thus expanding both organizations’ networks while offering valuable opportunities for collaboration, mutual learning and growth.

Global Landscapes Forum community urges seven ways to harness the power of landscapes to safeguard biodiversity

12 Jan 2021

As the world wakes up to the strong links between biodiversity loss, global pandemics such as COVID-19, and climate change, the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) community is issuing a powerful prescription for these crises, with seven recommendations to harness the power of landscapes to safeguard biodiversity.

Multiple US$4,000 grants to be allocated to innovators, inventors, techies to save the Aral Sea through the Global Disruptive Tech Challenge 2021

7 Jan 2021

The World Bank, the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF), Plug and Play, and the Kazakh-German University (DKU) are calling for proposals from innovators around the world to submit their ideas in the ‘Global Disruptive Tech Challenge 2021: Restoring Landscapes in the Aral Sea Region’.

Become a GLF Social Media Ambassador for 2021!

1 Dec 2020

GLF has lived up to this year’s challenge of delivering high-quality, internationally relevant events in the digital world. The GLF Social Media Ambassadors 2020 have successfully boosted the GLF social media presence and engagement rate throughout the year.

Creating ‘One Landscape’: GLF managing director John Colmey on how living knowledge and local communities can help the world recover from COVID-19 and climate change

26 Nov 2020

Spirit Rosenberg from Great.com interviewed John Colmey from Global Landscapes Forum as part of their 'Great.com Talks With...' podcast. This series is an antidote to negative news stories that aims to shed light on organizations and experts whose work is making a positive impact on the world.

Global experts call for a paradigm shift to head off future pandemics

24 Nov 2020

In the world’s largest biodiversity conference of the year, the Global Landscapes Forum(GLF) brought together 5,000 participants from 148 countries for the GLF Biodiversity Digital Conference: ‘One World—One Health’ on 28–29 October. The online event cultivated a global dialogue on ways to ‘build back better’ from COVID-19 while tackling the climate and biodiversity crises, featuring 261 speakers from across the science, policy, corporate and civil society realms, including Elizabeth Mrema, Peter Daszak, Galina Angarova and Benki Piyãko.

Global Disruptive Challenge 2021: International organizations are looking for innovators to save the Aral Sea

20 Nov 2020

The World Bank, in partnership with the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF), the Kazakh-German University (DKU) and Plug and Play (P&P), is calling for proposals from innovators around the world to participate in the ‘Global Disruptive Tech Challenge 2021: Restoring Landscapes in the Aral Sea Region’.

¡Conviértete en Embajador de GLF en Redes Sociales para el 2021!

10 Nov 2020

GLF está en búsqueda de las voces de jóvenes de todo el mundo para iniciar la conversación acerca de los paisajes sostenibles. Participa en talleres y sesiones de networking, sé el primero en recibir invitaciones para los eventos digitales de GLF sobre restauración, finanzas sostenibles, derechos, clima y más. ¡Aprende, diviértete y marca la diferencia con GLF!

A key global asset under threat

7 Nov 2020

The Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) is threatened by climate and other changes, and urgent coordinated action is needed to save it, warned experts from five mountain countries of Asia. They were speaking at a session titled ‘The HKH call to action – maintaining the ‘pulse of the planet’ at the ‘GLF Biodiversity Digital Conference: One World – One Health’ organized by the Global Landscapes Forum.

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GLF Announces 2020 Restoration Stewards: young landscape champions whose work deserves a boost

3 Nov 2020

Under the banner of Generation Restoration, the Youth in Landscapes Initiative (YIL) and the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF), have launched the Restoration Stewards program, to deepen the impact and highlight the work of young restoration practitioners and their teams, making positive change in their local landscapes.