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Where Tourists Step Lightly, Biodiversity Flourishes

Where Tourists Step Lightly Biodiversity Flourishes

“We share our planet with millions of species of wild animals and plants. They keep us alive through making fresh air, clean water and healthy soils; they are used every day to make medicine, food and furniture and they support cultural, recreational and tourism…”

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Unlocking Investment in Africa’s Sustainable Landscapes

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Businesses can realize many benefits by investing in restoration of forests, rivers and freshwater, new research finds. Corporations increasingly recognize that working in landscape partnerships can help them address critical issues beyond their immediate supply chains.

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Achieving Circularity

Achieving Circularity

Companies looking for innovative ways to give the circular economy a spin can check out insulation foams producer Armacell, which is giving PET plastic bottles a second life in wind turbine rotor blades.

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An Atlas of Sci-Art Water Diplomacy

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No longer is it true that water is a free and infinite resource as people once believed. Today conservation is essential as one in every 10 people across the European Union experiences water scarcity, according to the European Commission.

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Impact Investing Offers Opportunity to Wealth Managers

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There is a difficulty getting HNW clients interested in Impact Investing according to Wealth managers. Robert Rubinstein, Chairman & Founder TBLI Group, says ” I have heard this excuse hundreds of times. It is getting boring.” Robert says Wealth Managers need to lead the way.

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Woman Honored as Pesticide Workers’ Champion

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“The millions of rural women on the ground that are in the frontlines of the struggle against highly hazardous pesticides in their daily lives as farmers, workers, and consumers,” are the inspiration that drives Sarojeni Rengam’s advocacy …

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Fortune 500 Firms Embrace Clean Energy

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A growing number of Fortune 500 companies are taking ambitious steps to slash their greenhouse gas emissions, buy more renewable energy and shrink their energy bills through energy efficiency, finds a new report from World Wildlife Fund, Ceres, Calvert Research and Management and CDP.

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Beetle Bitten Forests: Log or Leave Alone?

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As another wildfire season unfolds across the Northern Hemisphere, billions of beetles are burrowing into trees, laying their eggs, killing forests and leaving dead stands vulnerable to fire. Again the debate arises – should they be left alone or managed?

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Europe Finds Funds for Rewilding

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Catching on in Europe, rewilding is large-scale conservation to restore and protect natural processes and core wilderness areas, provide connectivity between such areas, and protect or reintroduce apex predators and keystone species.

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Earth Day Global March for Science

Earth Day Global March for Science

The importance of science is the rallying point for activities on Earth Day’s 47th anniversary, Saturday April 22. Earth Day 2017 will open in grand resistance style with a worldwide March for Science to counter the denial of well-established climate science and other scientific facts affecting the environment.

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Strategic Planning, Project Support and M&E

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A project can only be successful if all of its objectives are fully met and if the project succeeds in creating positive long term change in targeted settings. Maximpact discusses how strategic planning, project support and M&E are part of that success.

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