PONT-CEPF partnership for conservation effectiveness   
September 17, 2021
Source: BirdLife International - CEPF is a joint initiative of l’Agence Française de Développement, Conservation International, the European Union, the Global Environment Facility, the Government of Japan, and the World Bank; CEPF receives...
Massively Reducing Food Waste Could Feed the World   
September 15, 2021
Source: Scientific American - Globally, 30 to 40 percent of food intended for human consumption is not eaten. Given that more than 800 million people go hungry every day, the scale of food loss fills many of us with a deep sense of anguish.
New guidelines to help states adapt to climate change   
September 14, 2021
Source: - For generations, people have combed the sponge-like cloud forests around the city of Xalapa, Mexico for edible mushrooms. But a combination of deforestation and climate-change-related...
E-waste recycling facility to be put up in Malabon City   
September 14, 2021
Source: BusinessMirror - More than 50 million tons of electronic waste (e-waste) are generated each year and less than 20 percent is recycled, the UN Environment Programme said in 2019. About 80 percent of e-waste either end up in landfills or being...
Indigenous people refuse to be biodiversity ‘song and dance’ act   
September 14, 2021
Source: POLITICO - There’s a big challenge facing efforts to protect large swathes of the planet to preserve threatened biodiversity — indigenous people live on a lot of that land and they feel excluded from formulating such policies.
Traversing the Coastal mangrove forests to save endangered trees   
September 13, 2021
Source: The Standard Digital - There are about 80 different species of mangrove trees across the world. Illegal logging has led to near-extinction of some rare mangrove species.
Towards sustainable finance: the global and local imperatives   
September 12, 2021
Source: The Daily Star - Following the global financial crisis of 2009, there has been growing recognition that the financial system must stay grounded and look beyond short-termism.
Value of nature: What is the cost of the trees in the Gabon forests that suck in carbon dioxide   
September 08, 2021
Source: Firstpost - How much is a tree worth when its roots are in the ground and its leaves are helping suck carbon from the air' Answer: in most places, far less than the dollar value of its wood. The value we put on nature is the subject of a...
US$13.9 m-grant to support biodiversity conservation, strengthen Caribbean organisations   
September 07, 2021
Source: The Jamaica Observer - Helping communities conserve biodiversity, build resilience to climate change and pursue sustainable development will be the focus of a new five-year, US$13.9 million grant-making and capacity-building programme launched...
Tunisia: Marine Biodiversity - GEF Willing to Fund Future Marine Ecosystem Conservation Projects in Tunisia   
September 06, 2021
Source: - Tunisia could access more funding to conserve its Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) over the next few years, restore its marine ecosystems and implement new marine conservation projects.
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