Blue carbon is in abundance along Indonesia’s shores, stored in mangroves and seagrass meadows. It promises significant economic advantages through well-preserved fisheries and aquaculture and helps mitigate climate change, acting as a buffer against rising sea levels. Participants will exchange information and ideas at the Blue Carbon Summit, providing ...
Worldwide, landscapes are changing rapidly due to social-economic development and globalization. While such modifications have often brought prosperity for humans and societies, many adverse effects can be observed. Diverse ecological and cultural landscapes are disappearing at a rapid pace around the world, while local cultures and biodiversity have become threatened. ...
Global Landscapes Forum Washington, D.C. 2018: As it happened On May 30, almost 9,000 people tuned into the Global Landscapes Forum Investment Case in Washington, DC to connect, learn, share and act around mobilizing capital for landscape restoration and sustainable investment. About 3.6 million people were reached on social media with close to 500,000 ...
Join 45+ organizations from UN Environment to the Indigenous Peoples Major Group and more to define and impact the future of our planet and children. This is not your typical conference.
Objective The current understanding of Forest Landscape Restoration (FLR) moves beyond the ecosystem-based approach of previous years and defines restoration as “a planned process to regain ecological integrity and enhance human well-being in deforested or degraded landscapes.” Gender equality and women’s rights are critical for addressing these dual objectives. ...
The African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative – known as AFR100 – is an unprecedented collaborative effort led by 24 African countries to restore 100 million hectares of land by 2030. After its successful first Regional Conference in Addis-Ababa (Ethiopia) in October 2016, the second AFR100 Annual Partner Meeting will take place from September 26-28 in […]
In Indonesia, forest, land and peat fires are overwhelmingly driven by economic forces, as fires are the most cost-effective means of land clearing. Illegal land transactions assist in speeding such processes, with fires an important tool in clearing land to prepare areas for plantation crops as mechanized land clearing exists, ...
With more than 400 people in attendance in Jakarta — as well as over 1,000 views of the event livestream and more than 9,000,000 people reached through Twitter — the thematic Global Landscapes Forum: Peatlands Matter brought together local and global actors to accelerate positive action in the management of peatlands around the world.
More than 5,500 people from 95 countries connected in person and online at the 2016 Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) in Marrakesh to forge solutions to the planet’s greatest climate and development challenges through sustainable land use. In the closing plenary, the German government and GLF partners committed their support to the long-term ...
The Global Landscapes Forum: The Investment Case in London on 6 June 2016 brought together experts from the financial services industry with leaders from the corporate sector, government and academia to take investments into sustainable landscapes to the next level. This second edition of the event offered a unique platform for experts ...
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