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The Global Climate Community Finally Has a Plan to Address Agriculture

When almost 200 nations signed the Paris Agreement in 2015 to address global climate change, the real work was just beginning. At this month’s UN climate summit in Bonn, Germany, negotiators made critical progress towards addressing the source of up to nearly a third of globe-warming emissions: agriculture. Read the full article

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Innovative knowledge exchange

The initiative “PANORAMA – Solutions for a Healthy Planet” presented its vision and function in a side event at COP23 in Bonn, Germany with more than 90 attendees and launched a new thematic community on “Agriculture and Biodiversity”. The global partnership initiative features an innovative knowledge sharing approach in nature conservation and sustainable development linking

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Solution Search on Go Green Radio

As the world’s population continues to grow, the demand for increased amounts of food strains our soil and the ecosystems juxtaposed to agricultural sites. International NGO, Rare, and its partners have just announced the launch of a global competition, Solution Search. The contest is open to any organization that has an innovative solution in sustainable

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Press Release: Global Solution Search Contest Names 10 Finalists in Search for Breakthrough Sustainable Agricultural Solutions 

Contest identifies, rewards and spotlights leading approaches that make farming friendlier to people and the planet. (June 9, 2017, Arlington, Va) – Solution Search, a global contest designed to identify, reward and spotlight innovative approaches to conservation, has released the list of its 10 finalists for the 2017 “Farming for Biodiversity” contest. This year’s theme

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338 reasons to celebrate International Biodiversity Day

Monday, 22 May 2017, marks the International Day of Biological Diversity. This could be an occasion for painting a bleak picture: The current rate of global diversity loss is estimated to be a 1000 times higher than the extinction that would occur naturally. Read full article

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The Search is On!

Solution Search Contest Seeks Entrants with Biodiversity-Friendly Farming Practices This year, Solution Search is on the hunt for the world’s most promising approaches in biodiversity-friendly farming practices. Solution Search: Farming for Biodiversity is now open for entries, after launching its fourth contest in December at the UN Convention on Biological Diversity’s Conference of Parties in Cancun, Mexico.

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Press Release: Global Crowd-Sourcing Contest Addresses Urgent Need for Change in Agricultural Practices

In an effort to connect critical links between needs, opportunity and action, international organizations are coming together to identify opportunities to increase agricultural production while protecting natural resources with the launch of Solution Search. This global crowd-sourcing competition, launched today, is designed to spotlight the most promising approaches to conservation and development challenges. This year’s

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