November 23, 2022

COP 27 Outcomes Highlight Need for Expanding Resources to Help Landscape Leaders Scale Climate Action

From Nov. 6-18th, thousands of people watched world leaders in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, deliberate at the 27th Conference of Parties (COP) United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Over the course of two intensive weeks, 35,000 of the world’s government leaders, funders, civil society organizations and r…
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November 21, 2022

Mexico Launches Unique Declaration Promoting Leadership by Landscape Partnerships and Local Governments to Fight Climate Change, Blunt Biodiversity Loss and Benefit Communities

Brianna Van Matre

Standing atop one of Mexico’s Sierra Gorda peaks, you can see lush green-covered mountains stretched from one horizon to the other. The sound of rushing water falling over rocks and into natural lakes rises all around. This beautiful mountainous region in the north-central state of Querétaro, the Sierra Gorda Biosph…
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November 8, 2022

EcoAgriculture Partners Once Again Brings Strong Presence to UN Climate Convention

Global leaders and experts are now meeting at the UN climate convention’s COP27. Their mission: to discuss how to accelerate global climate action through reducing emissions, expanding adaptation efforts and mobilizing finance to get critical projects going. EcoAgriculture Partners is at the center of these discussio…
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November 2, 2022

Solving Global Sustainability Challenges Requires Policy Support for Landscape Partnerships

Brianna Van Matre

There’s a major problem in the pursuit for a more sustainable world. Those advocating for more sustainable agriculture, development or land use are addressing global challenges one by one, despite their strong interconnections. Through this incomplete view, policy solutions focus on individual sectors, such as waters…
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October 11, 2022

Build better carbon markets to tackle climate change. A conversation with leading scientist and EcoAg Board Member Ruth Defries

Voluntary carbon markets fail to maximize the greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions they could offset. A new article published in the journal Science argues that most of the trade in credits to counterbalance climate change-inducing carbon dioxide (CO2) focus on forestry, which only allows for capturing the potent GHG in tree…
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August 5, 2022

Transforming the Future of Food Systems: Experts Explore How Landscape Partnerships and Territorial Approaches Can Drive Agroecological Change

Lily HamiltonEcoAgriculture Partners

The world's overlapping challenges of food insecurity, natural resource degradation, climate change and poverty highlight an urgent need for policymakers and international organizations to respond with collaborative and innovative solutions. With competing environmental and agricultural interests at the heart of many o…
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