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Let's reboot our global food systems   
September 09, 2020
Source: The Daily Telegraph - A new sustainable approach to food and agriculture must tackle hunger, improve nutrition, safeguard the environment and hardwire resilience to global shocks such as Covid-19 T he Covid-19 pandemic began as a health crisis,
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African ministers call for investment in Great Green Wall to aid Covid-19 recovery   
September 08, 2020
Source: climatechangenews.com - Plans for an 8,000km green belt across the Sahel region have stalled, with fresh funds needed to halt desertification and create sustainable livelihoods
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Seychelles: New Plan Will Tackle Climate Change Effects On North Coast of Seychelles' Main Island   
September 08, 2020
Source: AllAfrica.com - Dunes and beach berms will be rehabilitated and new vegetation will be planted on the shoreline of the northern part of Seychelles' main island, Mahé, to tackle the effects of climate change.
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Nepal’s glacial lakes in danger of bursting   
September 08, 2020
Source: Nepali Times - A new report out this week warns that hundreds of glacial lakes in Nepal are in danger of bursting because global heating is melting the ice on the Himalaya. However, on only two of them have there been mitigation measures to...
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August's top reads: WHO and Big Tech, climate politics, and DAC's safeguarding policy   
September 05, 2020
Source: Devex - Can we build resilience to both pandemics and climate change' Rather than framing the climate and health crises as separate or competing for scarce resources, experts say there is an opportunity to leverage funding to...
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How the tiger can regain its stripes   
September 05, 2020
Source: The Hindu - On International Tiger Day, July 29, authorities proudly declared that India should “celebrate” the increase in tigers from about 2,000 in 1970 to about 3,000 now. This is an annual growth rate lower than 1% after 50...
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Trinidad and Tobago – Protecting the iconic Three Sisters   
September 05, 2020
Source: Inter Press Service - Managing these problems and conflicting claims on the area will require the cooperation of all stakeholders, said Dr David Persaud, environmental manager in the Environmental Policy and Planning Division of Trinidad and...
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NAP-GSP webinar: African LDCs discuss measuring, monitoring and evaluating their progress on adaptation in their NAP   
September 05, 2020
Source: Prevention Web - The objective was to discuss how the process to formulate and implement NAPs can strengthen climate change adaptation at national level and, in turn, informs their NDCs.
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Adaptation solutions taxonomy   
September 03, 2020
Source: Prevention Web - Through an extensive consultation and review process involving leading climate experts, the Adaptation Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME) Accelerator Program (ASAP) in partnership with the IDB, IDB Lab and the Global...
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Costa Rican conservationist takes over as GEF head   
September 02, 2020
Source: Webindia 123 - Costa Rican conservationist Carlos Manuel Rodriguez took up his new role as CEO and Chairperson of the Global Environment Facility (GEF), aiming to scale up action on forestry, food and land use, and biodiversity loss,
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