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The loss of nature's biodiversity is widening the divide between countries, social groups and generations. Photo: LLs Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)LLs Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Vause: “Nature’s exploitation is fueling inequality”

The remarks of the UN economist at the European Environment Agency: "Protecting nature means fighting inequality between nations, the social gap and the generation divide". Climate mitigation and biodiversity protection are crucial
In Indonesia, emissions from land use change and forestry sector have contributed to nearly half of the country's emissions over the past 20 years. Photo: Deanna Ramsay/CIFOR Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)Deanna Ramsay/CIFOR Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Climate activists worried as Indonesia leaves anti-deforestation deal with Norway

The termination of the agreement on tree preservation between Oslo and Jakarta puts Indonesia's commitment at risk. As the country has already lost almost 10 million hectares of primary forests in the 21st century.
The share of global population exposed to flood events has increased by 24% in the 21st century. Photo: Thearat Touch EU/ECHO Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0)Thearat Touch EU/ECHO Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0)

21st century floods have already affected nearly 300 million people

The share of global population exposed to flood risk has grown at a 10 times faster pace than previously estimated with Asia as epicenter, The University of Arizona says.
In Nigeria, the traditional method for producing Kilishi has proved highly unsustainable. Photo: Fatima Bukar Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)Fatima Bukar Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Nigeria is acting against deforestation trought sustainable dried meat

Changing the production method of a traditional Nigerian delicacy to protect trees and climate. Here's the lesson of a solar powered plant in a country devastated by deforestation
The spread of wildfires in the US poses a serious threat to the corporations that have invested in forest protection to offset their emissions. Photo: CALFIRE_Official Attribution-NonCommercial 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC 2.0)CALFIRE_Official Attribution-NonCommercial 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC 2.0)

Wildfires are putting corporations and carbon market in trouble

Prompted by climate change, wildfires are devastating larger portions of the forests that generate the emission credits sold to the corporations
Proper soil management contributes to climate mitigation, FAO says. Photo: United Nations Development Programme in Europe and CIS Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)United Nations Development Programme in Europe and CIS Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

Well managed soil can offset as much as 34% of agricultural emissions

"Best pratices help global soils to sequester enough carbon o offset up to one third of agricultural GHG emissions," says FAO. Here are two brand new practical tools
Dal 1990 ad oggi le emissioni dell'industria alimentare globale sono aumentate dell'8%. Foto: Pxfuel Free for commercial use, DMCA https://www.pxfuel.com/en/free-photo-oimhn

“Food system generates one third of all human-caused GHG emissions”

Historically underestimated, emissions from pre- and post-production activities weigh strongly on estimates of food industry's total climate footprint. Mr. Tubiello (FAO): "Zero balance is no longer enough, we need to reduce the impact of all sectors."
Agriculture, U.S. organizations explain, "needs a collections of practices tailored for each region, climate, soil type, and farming system." Photo: Pxhere CC0 Public Domain Free for personal and commercial use No attribution requiredPxhere CC0 Public Domain Free for personal and commercial use No attribution required

Three U.S. soil associations unveil seven proposals for climate-resilient agriculture

Proposals from U.S. experts: data use, effective communication, specific solutions, collaboration and more. The goal? Changing agriculture to tackle climate change.
The rush of tourists and the consequences of climate change, says The Guardian, threaten the Lake District, one of the UK's most fascinating places. Photo: Doug Sim Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)Doug Sim Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Climate change and tourism are threatening poets’ Lake District

Uncontrolled visitor sprawl and climate change are contributing to erosion and biodiversity loss in Britain's iconic Lake District, according to the Guardian. And restoration is getting more expensive
Global subsidies to agriculture are worth $540 billion, or 15% of production value. Agribusiness remains the main beneficiary. Photo: Pxhere CC0 Public Domain Free for personal and commercial use No attribution requiredPxhere CC0 Public Domain Free for personal and commercial use No attribution required

Global agriculture is supported by $470 bn in harmful subsidies, FAO says

87% of global agricultural subsidies lead to price distortions, climate damage and social inequality. That's why we must rethink them in a sustainable way. As some governments are already doing