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September 29, 2017

What We’re Reading: ROOT digs down for more integrated restoration efforts

The Editors EcoAgriculture Partners

This week at EcoAgriculture Partners we’ve been reading about strategies that utilize localized, “micro-lens” solutions to increase equity in conservation efforts, agricultural investment, and sustainable business models.   Taking ROOT: the launch of a new restoration tool – IUCN The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and The Natural Capital ...
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September 22, 2017

What We’re Reading: Hunger Numbers Put A Damper on SDG week

The Editors EcoAgriculture Partners

Following the fanfare of the United Nations General Assembly, here are some articles that got us thinking about the strides made towards implementing the SDGs, and some of the challenges that endure.    After Ten Years of Decline, Global Hunger Increased in 2016, Driven by Conflict and Climate Impacts – IISD For the first time […] ...
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September 15, 2017

What We’re Reading: Facing Climate Change in the Wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

The Editors EcoAgriculture Partners

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma got us reading about the future of climate adaptation in a world increasingly feeling the brunt of climate change in the present.   Hurricane Irma Linked to Climate Change? For Some, a Very ‘Insensitive’ Question – New York Times Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt was quoted in an interview with […] ...
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September 14, 2017

Advancing Integrated Landscape Dialogue, Planning and Management in the Atlantic Forest of Brazil

Katherine (Kata) Young EcoAgriculture Partners

Collaborative Forum on Landscape Planning launched to advance integrated management of critical and endangered ecosystem. The Atlantic Forest (or the Mata Atlântica, as it is known in Brazil) bridges 17 contiguous coastal states on the eastern coast of Brazil, and is one of the most biodiverse and endangered biomes in the world. Almost half of […] ...
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September 12, 2017

Blue Waters and Green Mountains: Opening A New Era of Integrated Landscape Management in China

Sara Scherr EcoAgriculture Partners

Three impressive landscapes demonstrate the triumphs, and challenges, of integrated landscape management in the world’s most populous country. In August I spent several energizing weeks in western China, visiting three landscapes with Professor Li Changxiao of China’s Southwest University, one of the country’s leading experts on landscape restoration and a Fellow of EcoAg ...
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September 8, 2017

What We’re Reading: A Land Perspective on the SDGs

The Editors EcoAgriculture Partners

Land issues: tenure, rights, and governance, are key to achieving the SDGs, and there were quite a few interesting stories about those issues in our browser tabs this week.   Land and the SDGs: Key takeaways from the HLPF and what we need to do next – International Land Coalition Members of the sustainable land […] ...
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