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  • On the Way to Forest Landscape Restoration12/04/2019

    On the Way to Forest Landscape Restoration

    Case studies highlight best practices, critical aspects in using private finance for forest and landscape restoration.

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  • IPCC Special Report: GNF calls for action to protect biodiversity and combat climate change08/08/2019

    IPCC Special Report: GNF calls for action to protect biodiversity and combat climate change

    Today the Special Report on Climate Change and Land Use was published by representa-tives of the 195 member states of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The report warns of the consequences of soil erosion for the global climate, mainly driven by intensive agriculture. The environmental foundations Global Nature Fund and Lake Constance Foundation call for more measures to protect biodiversity as an important step against degradation and for climate protection.

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  • Economic activities for the conservation of biodiversity07/04/2019

    Economic activities for the conservation of biodiversity

    A new publication by the Global Nature Fund presents business ideas that combine the protection of biodiversity in and around protected areas with successful economic activities. The guide for the development of Pro Biodiversity Business was created in the EcoKarst project and presented to interested companies, regional development agencies and civil society at a final conference in Slovenia in June.

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  • Asian consumers are more aware of biodiversity than German consumers05/20/2019

    Asian consumers are more aware of biodiversity than German consumers

    The Biodiversity Barometer 2019 by the Union for Ethical BioTrade published today shows that Asian consumers have an increasing awareness of the planet’s biodiversity. They want companies to show more commitment to ethically responsible sourcing.

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  • 15th Living Lakes Conference: Working together to prevent the destruction of lakes and wetlands05/14/2019

    15th Living Lakes Conference: Working together to prevent the destruction of lakes and wetlands

    From 7 to 9 May 2019 the 15th International Living Lakes Conference took place in Valencia, Spain. 200 delegates from over 40 countries discussed current challenges and solutions for the protection of lakes and wetlands. In view of the IPBES biodiversity report and the dramatic loss of lakes and wetlands, the participants of the conference called for a rapid and stronger commitment by politics, business and society to the protection of aquatic ecosystems.

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  • 05/06/2019

    Growing pressure on water ecosystems – strong partnership to protect lakes and wetlands

    From 7 to 9 May 2019, 200 delegates from over 40 countries will discuss current challenges and solutions for the protection of lakes and wetlands at the 15th International Living Lakes Conference in Valencia, Spain. They call for stronger economic and political measures to protect these unique ecosystems – also in the fight against climate change.

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  • A trickle of hope02/05/2019

    A trickle of hope

    The Jordan, once a mighty river between Jordan, Israel and Palestine, has shrunk to a trickle. Providing local residents with clean water is a daily challenge. With a pilot project, the Global Nature Fund (GNF) and EcoPeace Middle East want to mitigate and improve the water situation in the community of Deir Alla and in the Sharhabil Bin Hassneh EcoPark in Jordan.

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  • "The Venice of Africa" sinks into the rubbish - Lake Nokoué in Benin is Threatened Lake of the Year 201901/29/2019

    "The Venice of Africa" sinks into the rubbish - Lake Nokoué in Benin is Threatened Lake of the Year 2019

    Waste and chemicals jeopardise the already fragile ecosystem of Lake Nokoué in Benin, West Africa. Waste, untreated household and industrial waste water are disposed in the lake. Urgent action is needed to mitigate the human impact on the lake and ensure a sustainable future for the generations to come.

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  • Lakes without Limits: Nature 100 % barrier-free11/30/2018

    Lakes without Limits: Nature 100 % barrier-free

    Press Release for the International Day of Persons with Disabilities

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  • New Biodiversity Fact Sheets show how biodiversity on fields can be protected  11/20/2018

    New Biodiversity Fact Sheets show how biodiversity on fields can be protected  

    The partners of the European LIFE Food & Biodiversity project have published eight Biodiversity Fact Sheets. They show which measures can be used to protect and promote biodiversity in the cultivation of wheat, sugar beet, vegetables, pome fruit, wine and olives, cocoa, livestock and dairy production.

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