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Tech Challenge Disrupts The Status Quo With Innovative Restoration Approaches In Aral Sea Region

Wednesday, 7 April 2021, 5:27 am | Global Landscapes Forum

DID YOU KNOW that the Aral Sea in Central Asia, once the world’s fourth-largest inland water body, has almost disappeared due to overuse of its water, as well as the planet’s climate crisis? The destruction of this once-vast water body is endangering ... More >>

Global Experts Call For A Paradigm Shift To Head Off Future Pandemics

Wednesday, 25 November 2020, 5:58 am | Global Landscapes Forum

GLF Biodiversity Conference ‘One World—One Health’ outcome statement presents four pathways for transformative change BONN (24 November) – In the world’s largest biodiversity conference of the year, the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) brought together ... More >>

Experts At Biodiversity Conference Call For Linking Human And Livestock Health With Ecosystems

Saturday, 31 October 2020, 7:20 am | Global Landscapes Forum

On 28-29 October, Dr. Peter Daszak , Sir Robert Watson , Elizabeth Mrema and more than 250 other experts at the Global Landscapes Forum Digital Biodiversity Conference ‘One World, One Health’ called for integrating biodiversity and landscape perspectives ... More >>

Indigenous Land Rights And Forest Protection Network In Cambodia Wins Global Landscapes Award

Friday, 30 October 2020, 6:19 am | Global Landscapes Forum

Landscape restoration initiative in the Peruvian Amazon wins audience favorite Bonn (29 October 2020) – The network of Indigenous communities living in and around the Prey Lang forest in Cambodia is the winner of the GLF 2020 Landscape Heroes award ... More >>

Zoonotic Diseases Are On The Rise, But Preventing Future Pandemics Is Possible

Thursday, 29 October 2020, 8:49 am | Global Landscapes Forum

Protecting wildlife habitats, reducing urban demand for wild meat and early detection of disease outbreaks are among the recommendations to prevent the spread of future pandemics and avoid their damaging impacts, according to a White Paper issued by ... More >>

FAO Calls To Step Up Forest And Landscape Restoration

Thursday, 29 October 2020, 8:45 am | Global Landscapes Forum

Efforts to restore the world’s degraded forests and landscapes must be scaled up to reach international targets by 2030, according to a new FAO publication released today. The new edition of FAO's international forestry journal, Unasylva, entitled ... More >>

Major Biodiversity Conference Kicks Off In Less Than Two Weeks

Tuesday, 20 October 2020, 6:23 am | Global Landscapes Forum

Global Landscapes Forum Biodiversity Conference: ‘One World—One Health’ 28 and 29 October 2020 from 9 a.m. Bonn (UTC/GMT+1) WHAT: Halting biodiversity loss is essential to tackle the climate, food and global health crises, but how to turn ... More >>

International Livestock Research Institute Becomes Global Landscapes Forum Charter Member

Tuesday, 13 October 2020, 6:24 am | Global Landscapes Forum

Over half a billion people in developing countries depend to some extent on farm animals for their livelihoods. Animal-sourced food also plays an important role in nutrition, through providing readily-available proteins and micronutrients. But animal ... More >>

Can Planting Trees Save The Planet? Find Out At The Upcoming GLF Digital Forum

Thursday, 24 September 2020, 8:23 am | Global Landscapes Forum

There’s space on the planet for an additional 0.9 billion hectares of forest cover, which would stash around a quarter of current atmospheric carbon. But creating and restoring forests can be complicated, expensive and political. As lawmakers and business-owners ... More >>

Jane Goodall To Speak At Global Landscapes Digital Conference 2020

Friday, 5 June 2020, 6:48 am | Global Landscapes Forum

Jane Goodall, the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees, will address at the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) Digital Conference , which runs online from 3-5 June. In her address, she expands on widely-reported comments she made Tuesday , sounding ... More >>

Rethinking Food Systems For Human And Planetary Health At GLF Bonn Digital Conference 2020

Wednesday, 3 June 2020, 8:12 am | Global Landscapes Forum

The Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) Digital Conference, which will run online from 3-5 June, will kickstart a global conversation on how to ‘build back better’ and transform food systems to protect human well-being and planetary health in the ... More >>

Rethinking Food Systems To Protect Human And Planetary Health

Friday, 15 May 2020, 7:41 am | Global Landscapes Forum

The Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) Digital Conference , which will run online from 3-5 June, will kickstart a global conversation on how to transform food systems to protect human well-being and planetary health in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. ... More >>

Ecosystem Experts To Break Down Relationship Between Deforestation And COVID-19 In Online Q&A Series

Friday, 24 April 2020, 7:10 am | Global Landscapes Forum

In a paper published in Nature in 2017 , CIFOR demonstrated that the increased probability of an Ebola outbreak occurring is linked to deforestation, and that the likelihood of future outbreaks could be reduced through forest conservation. Pictured are African ... More >>

Global Landscapes Forum Launches 2020 Theme: Food And Livelihoods

Friday, 17 April 2020, 6:46 am | Global Landscapes Forum

Not only is the world’s supply of coffee at risk from climate change, but so are the livelihoods of 25 million farmers who sustain themselves by growing it. Pictured is a wild coffee nursery in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Axel Fassio/CIFOR. ... More >>

U.N. climate, environment goals to gel under Decade

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 5:14 pm | Global Landscapes Forum

UNITED NATIONS, New York (Sept. 24, 2019) – When the U.N. Decade on Ecosystem Restoration kicks off in 2021, it will strengthen the fight against climate change, providing an umbrella for a range of U.N. conventions and sustainable development targets , ... More >>

Landscapes approach to restoration in Rwanda reaps benefits

Thursday, 28 November 2013, 1:35 pm | Global Landscapes Forum

Rwanda has made major strides in repairing degraded lands and restoring agricultural productivity, correcting “huge mistakes” in land management that were made in the past, the country’s top agricultural official said. More >>

Torch-bearing African leader rejects short-term climate fix

Wednesday, 27 November 2013, 3:46 pm | Global Landscapes Forum

Lesotho’s Prince Seeiso Bereng Seeiso has declared the need for all-inclusive climate solutions as a matter of “urgency” for his “suffering” nation. Speaking recently to agricultural and forest experts at the Global Landscapes Forum in Warsaw, Prince ... More >>

Landscapes approach aids Indonesian development goals

Friday, 22 November 2013, 3:35 pm | Global Landscapes Forum

Indonesia’s mission to cut carbon emissions through avoided deforestation can offer lessons to the rest of the world, a top official in the country’s development unit said — not least because focusing on carbon alone often falls on “deaf ears” ... More >>

Recovery in Philippines needs 'financially stable' farmers

Monday, 18 November 2013, 4:50 pm | Global Landscapes Forum

Who has the capacity to recover from typhoons is a question of wealth, according to one young Filipino speaking at the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) in Warsaw yesterday. More >>

Planting trees to prevent rape takes youth to climate talks

Monday, 18 November 2013, 4:48 pm | Global Landscapes Forum

One young Ugandan man’s actions to prevent his mother and sisters from being raped have awarded him a voice at international climate talks in Warsaw. Otim Joseph, a 29-year-old from Kutgim in northern Uganda, was one of 10 young entrepreneurs speaking ... More >>