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Bigger Picture Landscape Approach to Forest-Agriculture Management Gains Credibility

The UN Convention on Biological Diversity is taking note of a first set of "best practice" guidelines for enacting an interdisciplinary, ecosystem-based "Landscape Approach" to forest, agriculture and land use management that takes greater account of human use and community development.Read More

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193 Governments Agree to Boost Funding for Biodiversity Protection

To a man, or government rather, all parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity--developed and developing nations alike--agreed to increase funding for biodiversity protection, a sign that government leaders are increasingly aware of the profound threats the extraordinary loss of plant and animal species that's taking place poses to human societies and civilization the world over.Read More