15 Strategies to Reduce Deforestation

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Adopt some of these strategies to help prevent the loss of more trees. Quick Navigation for 15 Strategies to Reduce Deforestation. The most straightforward personal strategy to fight deforestation is to plant a tree. For example, Greenpeace published an article about the Cree Nation of Waswanipi land fighting against the large-scale exploitation of the boreal forest in Quebec, Canada. Forests are one of the most important. ecosystems on Earth.

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FRACKED UP GAS STRATEGY

Green (Living) Review

Investment in gas should not come at the expense of renewable investment nor sideline the nation’s climate commitments. Published today by the Department of Energy and Climate Change, the Gas Generation Strategy outlines the government’s plans for meeting domestic energy demands. In addition, proposals for gas to play a more extensive role in the nation’s energy strategy could lock the nation into expensive fossil fuels if cheap shale gas fails to yield as hoped.

We’re going to need a bigger boat: Climate strategy beyond COP

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Let the United Nations process play out, but let’s also work on a separate, bold “grand bargain.” ” Original post: We’re going to need a bigger boat: Climate strategy beyond COP. Business Green also-work but-let grand-bargain- process-play united united-nations

Arab Nations De-Vesting in Oil to Invest in Renewables

Green Prophet

Despite the recent move to renewable energy, the Arab nations currently invest very little in comparison to the rest of the world. Motivated by the prospect of economic decline, oil and gas companies in Arab nations are analyzing the growth of the non-oil industry within the energy sector.

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The Nature Conservancy’s U.S. Climate Strategy

Cool Green Science

This kind of state-level innovation will be essential to meeting the United States’ commitments in the global agreement and is also helping to build a new consensus for action across the political spectrum at the national level. Climate Strategy is helping all 50 states to take their “best next step forward on climate,” recognizing that each state offers a unique opportunity for action on this urgent issue. Climate Strategy.

Stop Doing Business with Strategies 360

Sightline Daily

Over the last few years, Sightline has shined a light on a range of firms surreptitiously pocketing dirty coal and oil money —and perhaps no group deserves a more gimlet eye than Strategies 360. Over the weekend, Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB) reported that senior officials in Governor Inslee’s administration have been quietly meeting with the refinery project proponents for nearly a year; and Strategies 360 has been involved.

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How the EU’s new ‘toxic-free’ vision could shape your safer chemicals strategy

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How the EU’s new ‘toxic-free’ vision could shape your safer chemicals strategy Bob Kerr Thu, 01/14/2021 – 01:00 For the last two decades, the European Union has played a leadership role in tackling the risks hazardous chemicals pose to our health and environment.

Maximizing Land Use Strategies is Vital to Climate Action

Cool Green Science

It is becoming increasingly clear that if we are ultimately to be successful, leaders must recognize that low-carbon land use strategies are a vital piece of the portfolio of climate action – allowing us to meet emission targets while also delivering on the other Sustainable Development Goals the UN will publish next week. The Paris negotiations must maximize the power of land use strategies to strengthen and sustain lasting climate action.

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How Thai Union rapidly pivoted to a greener business strategy

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See the original post here: How Thai Union rapidly pivoted to a greener business strategy. Business Green a-more-planet-frien align-material and-analytics lead-the more-planet-friendly past-criticism seafood united-nationsThe Thai canned fish giant is moving beyond past criticism to lead the seafood industry towards a more planet-friendly future.

Hotspots for People: A New Conservation Strategy

Nature Conservancy - Science

Beth Tellman is a Master of Environmental Science candidate at the Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies as a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow. But even as we made small gains towards building more socially resilient communities with better early warning systems and evacuation strategies, we still were not getting to the root of the problem. EHS (United Nations University Environment and Human Security).

Masdar’s Renewables Strategy Shifts To Wind

Green Prophet

Frank Wouters, the director of Masdar Power, told the National that in 2009, it appeared that solar energy was the Emirate’s golden child of renewable energy. Critics still married to the company’s original blueprint will no doubt be disappointed as the reality of implementing a carbon-free city in the middle of the desert has proven to be a much more malleable task than originally thought. :: The National.

Waste water treatment strategy needed for Cyanobacteria Bloom in Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

Environmental News Network

This has already happened at neighboring Lake Amatitlán, and to lose a national treasure due to ignorance or political incompetence is unconscionable. Working through the United Nations and the IDB (Inter-American Development Bank), Spain has given Guatemala a donation of US $50 million, matched with another US $50 million in the form of an IDB loan.” Now, the real work begins to implement a long-term strategy to save Lake Atitlán, one of the world´s natural treasures.

New Environmental Strategy On The Table In Israeli Elections

Green Prophet

The national elections in Israel are scheduled for January 22, 2013. Following that strategy, The Movement now advocates for a complete overhaul of Israel’s Transportation Ministry budget, for increased public transportation, and aims to declare around 250,000 hectares (some 620,000 acres) of new, open protected areas. And only time will tell what new developments and platforms will be presented in the lead up to Israel’s national elections. . On Thursday, Dec.

"Tax carbon, California — the rest of the nation will thank you"

Environmental Economics

By contrast, a tax strategy is gaining traction. Michael Wara, Adele Morris and Jerry Taylor: California’s cap-and-trade program to restrict greenhouse gas emissions has hit a major political roadblock. Extending the current program beyond its 2020 expiration most likely requires new action on the part of the Legislature, and majority support looks dubious. And even a majority might not be enough.

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Urban Biodiversity Strategies

The Green Changemakers

A recent Global Biodiversity Outlook report from the United Nations makes the point that we are losing the struggle to protect Earth’s biodiversity, with habitat loss high on the list of causes. We need to focus national and international will on a global, long term, and rapid development and implementation of an integrated biodiversity strategy. Dearborn and Salit Kark UK Plant Heritage system (US) National Plant Germplasm System (NPGS) All photos are from Wikimedia Commons.

Gillnets in Lake Yellowstone: Can Conservationists Recover Cutthroat Trout in Our First National Park?

Nature Conservancy - Science

I’m in Yellowstone National Park , surrounded by mountains and bison and geysers. Outtakes: Five Unique National Parks. On the summer we recognize the 100 th anniversary of the National Park Service , I’m at our first national park – and one of my favorite places on earth – on a commercial gillnetting boat. But I’m here to see the righting of a wrong, a chance to restore a key part of the Yellowstone National Park ecosystem.

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New Government energy rules could undermine climate strategy

Green (Living) Review

The green campaigning charity is calling on the Government to amend its energy planning rules - or National Policy Statements - to ensure that they play their part in ensuring UK climate targets are met. "The National Policy Statement must set a cap on the amount of carbon-belching energy generation allowed in the UK - which must be linked to the Government's climate change goals to give markets certainty about investing in green power.

Sustainability for York National Railway Museum Central Hall

AGreenLiving

London-based architecture practice Feilden Fowles has won an international design competition to create the new Central Hall for the National Railway Museum in York, England. Slated for completion in time for the museum’s 50th anniversary in 2025, the new centerpiece building will vastly improve the visitor experience while introducing an ambitious energy strategy to dramatically cut the site-wide operational carbon footprint by 80%.

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Senate Climate Bill: “Achieving Fast Mitigation” Through Non-CO2 Strategies

Green (Living) Review

Kerry and Lieberman are breaking the mold of CO2-only climate policy with their section to achieve fast mitigation by reducing non-CO2 climate forcers as well as using carbon-negative strategies such as biochar. C, the world will also need to start implementing carbon-negative strategies. Expanding biochar production is one such strategy which could provide up to 3.67

Sustrans’ strategy to deliver on the Mayor’s cycling revolution

Green (Living) Review

Sustrans, the UK’s leading sustainable transport charity, has published its new strategy for London , which complements the Mayor’s “cycling revolution” by focusing on specific ways to get more people on bikes. The Sustrans London Strategy, which is launched to co-incide with the draft Mayor’s Transport Strategy, covers the years 2009 – 2013. Our Strategy for London complements these goals.

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With national climate action nowhere in sight, a new corporate ambition: beat the Paris goals

AGreenLiving

View original here: With national climate action nowhere in sight, a new corporate ambition: beat the Paris goals. Business Green action-inclusivity- are-the climate climate change climate-strategy climate-week optimism-frustration- unifyingOptimism. Frustration. Accountability. Action. Inclusivity. Those are the unifying themes of Climate Week 2019.

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Dream of a Nation

The Green Changemakers

A Powerful Free Resource for Teachers and Professors Dream of a Nation reaches across political party lines and religious beliefs and focuses on what we have in common, what is possible.It Dream of a Nation is proud to create and offer an array of free, downloadable materials for educators, including: Dream of a Nation book The book’s 12 chapters explores contemporary problems, new ideas, and successful models. Learning Standards Alignment Dream of a Nation isn’t a textbook.

National Strategy for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity Costa Rica

The Green Changemakers

Strategic issues, national policies and priority activities in conservation and sustainable use. Strengthen national and regional PLANNING AND LAND USE processes. Consolidate national efforts directed at IN SITU CONSERVATION. Strengthen national capacity to carry out EX SITU CONSERVATION activities with species of particular interest. Define a national strategy for the development and protection of MARINE AND COASTAL RESOURCES.

A corporate water strategy manifesto: We can and will do better

AGreenLiving

A corporate water strategy manifesto: We can and will do better Will Sarni Wed, 09/23/2020 – 01:30 We have decided to craft this brief manifesto to challenge the status quo, accelerate innovation, solve wicked water problems and achieve United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6, “Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.” Does it support your business strategy?

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A corporate water strategy manifesto: We can and will do better

AGreenLiving

A corporate water strategy manifesto: We can and will do better Will Sarni Wed, 09/23/2020 – 01:30 We have decided to craft this brief manifesto to challenge the status quo, accelerate innovation, solve wicked water problems and achieve United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6, “Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.” Does it support your business strategy?

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Nation Calls For New Approach To Affordable, Attainable Housing

Green (Living) Review

Welsh’s strategy includes rehabilitating the existing inventory of vacant and foreclosed houses to create healthy, green affordable homes. The Affordable Housing Crisis According to recent Census data, from 2000 to 2010 the nation’s median income fell by 7 percent to $49,445.(6) 6) In addition, in the third quarter of 2011, the national median market-rate rent was reportedly $1,004, up from $981 a year earlier,(7) while the national rental vacancy rate declined to 9.8

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Dream of a Nation

The Green Changemakers

[link] [link] THE BOOK With over 400 pages of material that makes complex issues graspable, Dream of a Nation is a tool that will inform and engage. pdf) [link] In Lesson Module I, students get their first taste of the issues and solutions included in Dream of a Nation by exploring the book with their classmates.

International Fisheries Management Commission Agrees to Strategy to Amend Measures to End Pacific Bigeye Tuna Overfishing

Green (Living) Review

Over four hundred delegates and observers from Pacific nations and territories as well as the European Commission participated in the meeting. The Commission adopted a strategy for 2011 to work on a new Conservation and Management Measure (CMM) for bigeye tuna. HONOLULU, HI, December 16, 2010: On Friday, the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) concluded its week-long 7th Regular Session, in Ko Olina, Hawaii.

Urban outreach strategies for protected area agencies

The Green Changemakers

The Urban Imperative: Urban outreach strategies for protected area agencies How those responsible for protected areas can better serve people in large cities and build stronger urban constituencies for nature conservation Proceedings of a workshop at the Vth World Parks Congress, Durban, South Africa, 8-17 September 2003 EDITED BY TED TRZYNA Following are links to articles posted on this Web site in HTML form.

Building a better world - 6 strategies for engaging the SDGs in the classroom

The Green Changemakers

Most of the SDGs are borderless challenges that face all nations across the planet, if in different ways. Following are a few outstanding examples: Teach the SDGs was started by a small group of educators who helped to motivate the United Nations to make a more intentional effort to involve K-12 students in solving the world’s most pressing problems. They supersede borders and nations, though some nations are certainly more at fault for creating these problems to begin with.

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10 Land-Use Strategies to Create Socially Just, Multiracial Cities

The Green Changemakers

Build and strengthen social-justice institutions committed to regional equity, and link them all in powerful statewide and national networks. Advocate metropolitan growth strategies that systematically reduce health disparities between vulnerable communities and middle- and upper-class society. by Carl Anthony [link] Develop a widely shared, long-range vision for social justice, and set targets. Advocates for climate-change policies have proposed CO2 reduction targets by 2050.

Blue Planet Energy’s COO Chris Johnson on the value of microgrids and resilience

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Business Green clean energy climate-strategy create-the developing-resilience energy greenbiz studio microgrids national-renewable plan-ahead- renewable energy verge 19 wells with-the-nationalTwo keys to developing resilience: plan ahead and store energy. See original here: Blue Planet Energy’s COO Chris Johnson on the value of microgrids and resilience.

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Jordan’s Queen Rania Featured at World Future Energy Summit

Green Prophet

The policy underpins Jordan’s National Energy Strategy, which calls for 7% of its electricity to come from renewables by 2015, rising to 10% by 2020. Jordan Enterprise Development Corporation, and the Royal Scientific Society of Jordan united to mobilize the first phase of the national Smart Solar Energy plan. billion national strategy to sustainably manage its water resources, preserve water quality and increase water security while pursuing economic growth.

Mesquite ISD School Earns 1st Place for Texas in National Recycling Competition

Green (Living) Review

the nation’s largest volunteer-based community action and education organization, today announced the Texas winner of “Recycle Bowl,” the first comprehensive nationwide recycling competition for K-12 students. EarthPeople is a consulting and communications firm that transforms organizations through profitable sustainability strategies. Keep America Beautiful’s “Recycle Bowl” for K-12 Schools Is Sponsored by Nestle Waters Dallas, TX, February 10, 2012 : Keep America Beautiful , Inc.,

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Psychology for a Better World: Strategies to Inspire Sustainability

The Green Changemakers

The book is based on the latest research in psychology and is jam packed with action strategies. Reviews Summarising fascinating research and insights from social and positive psychology, Niki persuades us in a personable and convincing way to look more deeply at our motivations and strategies when advocating for improved social and environmental conditions. You are a national treasure, Niki.

Most of us are urbanites, new UN study

Green Prophet

Knowing more about how people organize themselves, can make an easier job for international planners and investors develop strategies for water management, solar energy , and even Covid vaccine rollout , for instance. . Cities solar energy kits United Nations urban planning water

7 Strategies for Teaching Your Kids What Real Food Is

The Green Changemakers

Still, no matter how young your children are, you can put them on the right track to a lifetime of healthy food choices with these seven strategies that help them learn what real food is, where it comes from, and why it tastes better than anything from a box with a cartoon character on it. Friend's Name: Email: Your Name: Email: Message: submit reset close Credit Frank Van Delft/Getty Images Help your kids make healthy choices with these simple guidelines.

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How Can You Successfully Market During A Pandemic?

Michael Grossman

Delivering Your Message Marketing Strategy Marketing Tactics brand equity brand marketing coronavirus COVID-19And What Happens When Everyone Shows Up To The Party Wearing The Same Outfit?

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10 Land-Use Strategies to Create Socially Just, Multiracial Cities

The Green Changemakers

Build and strengthen social-justice institutions committed to regional equity, and link them all in powerful statewide and national networks. Advocate metropolitan growth strategies that systematically reduce health disparities between vulnerable communities and middle- and upper-class society. by Carl Anthony Develop a widely shared , long-range vision for social justice, and set targets. Advocates for climate-change policies have proposed CO2 reduction targets by 2050.

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A National Action Plan for Educating for Sustainability

The Green Changemakers

Explore the national action plan to gain a deeper understanding of Education for Sustainability and how it enhances learning; to learn from best practices from across the country; and to identify your role in advancing sustainability learning in K12 classrooms nationwide. Recommendations for enhancing formal education in the U.S. so that all students graduate educated for a sustainable future by 2040.

Philadelphia International Airport grapples with climate change and sea-level rise

AGreenLiving

Business Green are-running atlantic cities climate-strategy emissions reduction executive-director oxfam oxfam international policy & politics rise-as-the united-nations which-will winnieThe airport is next to the Delaware River, which will rise as the Atlantic does. Here is the original: Philadelphia International Airport grapples with climate change and sea-level rise.

Strategy for Environmental Education for Sustainability in Mexico

The Green Changemakers

Book review from Unai Sacona National Strategy 2006-2014 The document collect the main objectives and strategies that national authorities will developed during the next years in order to improve the Sustainability in Mexico through Environmental Education. I want to share the document, because Mexico is one of the first countries, at national level, in elaborate a strategy on the UNDESD framework.

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American Forests CEO Jad Daley on collaborative forest protection efforts and the tree equity movement

AGreenLiving

At the birth of the organization, American Forests pulled together a group of 50,000 people across sectors to establish the first-ever American Forest Congress and the first annual National Arbor Day, which marked the start of the American forest conservation movement. Business Green and-synergistic blockchain bring-together corporate strategy national-arbor nrel pulled-together sidebar united united states verge

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