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Taking on the climate challenge: climate, landscapes and lifestyle

14 Mar 2019

On May 13, the world’s leading experts on climate change will gather for the Global Landscapes Forum in Kyoto, Japan, 22 years after the signing of the Kyoto Protocol, the first legally binding treaty to cut greenhouse gases.

UN World Wildlife Day 2019: ‘Life below water: for people and planet’

14 Mar 2019

World Wildlife Day is an opportunity to celebrate the many beautiful and varied forms of wild fauna and flora and to raise awareness of the multitude of benefits that conservation provides to people. At the same time, the Day reminds us of the urgent need to step up the fight against wildlife crime and human […]

La nouvelle décennie des Nations Unies pour la restauration des écosystèmes

14 Mar 2019

La nouvelle décennie des Nations Unies pour la restauration des écosystèmes.

La Década para la Restauración de Ecosistemas de las Naciones Unidas

14 Mar 2019

La Década para la Restauración de Ecosistemas de las Naciones Unidas.

Global Landscapes Forum interviews German State Secretary Jochen Flasbarth

14 Mar 2019

GLF’s Landscape News speaks with State Secretary from the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) on the recently-adopted UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration (2021-2030).

Interview with El Salvador’s Minister of Environment and Natural Resources Lina Pohl

12 Mar 2019

On Friday, 1 March 2019, the United Nations adopted the Decade on Ecosystems Restoration (2021-2030). Following the adoption, GLF’s Landscape News spoke with El Salvador’s Minister of Environment and Natural Resources Lina Pohl, a leading proponent in bringing the Decade to light.

‘Decade on Ecosystem Restoration’ announced by UN

12 Mar 2019

A year in the works, the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration was adopted by the General Assembly on 1 March as a global effort to bring some 2 billion hectares of deforested and degraded landscapes and seascapes into restoration between 2021 and 2030.

What rural women want – International Women’s Day 2019

12 Mar 2019

Women account for 43% of the global agricultural labor force and, if granted the same access to productive resources as men, farm yields as a whole could rise by 20 – 30% thereby delivering 100 – 150 million people out of hunger. Women receive only 10% of aid money earmarked for agriculture, fishing and forestry […]