By Magdalena A K Muir Advisory Board Member, Climate
The Global Landscapes Forum took place this past weekend in Paris. EUCC was registered as press for this event, and is reporting on some of the highlights of this event. Landscapes includes seascapes and coastal regions. There was a focus on indigenous land rights.
The following reports launched over the weekend.
Click on each entry to find the transcript; these will be added throughout the day: http://www.landscapes.org/glf-2015/videos/
Report: Majority of National Climate Plans Address Agriculture, But Most Lack Funds for Footing the Annual USD 5 Billion Bill To Make Farming Climate-Resilient and Reduce Emissions from Food Production — Release.
New State of the Apes Report on Industrial Agriculture Reveals More Opportunities for Industry, Conservation and Government to Collaborate
“Realizing zero-deforestation: Transforming supply chains for the future” – CDP Forests Report
Business Investment in Nature
WBCSD launches new platform to increase business investment in nature
Innovative Watershared Project Launches New Goal: Local Residents to Protect a Quarter of Forests Important for Water in Colombia, Peru, Ecuador,
and Bolivia — Release attached.
Australia leads push for Global Rainforest Recovery Plan
Private Sector Roundtable established to conserve forest ecosystems in the Asia-Pacific region
The full event agenda is here. The full list of speakers is at http://www.landscapes.org/glf-2015/speakers/
Many materials are available online at http://www.landscapes.org/glf-2015/