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Landscape management
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
News Story
30 June 2016
Forest degradation sharply undercuts benefit of Brazil Amazon conservation

A new study finds that in the state of Pará alone, selective logging, road-building, fires and other disturbances have reduced biodiversity as much as clearing 92,000–139,000 km2of pristine forest.

Landscape management
 
Slides
8 April 2016
Goetz Richter – Integrating biodiversity effects in the whole system’s analysis: optimizing land use for the bio-economy

Goetz M. Richter (Rothamsted Research) on the challenges of using life cycle assessment and other methods for analysing land use practices

Landscape management
 
Slides
8 April 2016
Nicholas Clarke – Short–term effects of whole–tree harvesting on understory plant species diversity and cover in two Norway spruce sites in southern Norway

Nicholas Clarke (Norwegian institute of bioeconomy research) presents the results of a comparative study of different tree harvesting methods and their impact on biodiversity

Gender and equality
Landscape management
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
News Story
30 March 2015
What is the preference of Swedish forestry stakeholders – biodiversity or production goals?

Healthy and productive forests benefit us all, but what are the priorities of those directly managing Swedish forests? This brief presents a comparison of the preferences of key stakeholders regarding Swedish forest management and biodiversity protection. 

Landscape management
Trade and production
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
Slides
18 December 2014
Tree dominated agriculture for environmental services and sustainable livelihoods in Sri Lanka

Presented as part of the workshop: Can Agroforestry Address Food Security Concerns under a Changing Climate?

Climate change and resource conflict
Landscape management
 
News Story
4 November 2014
How to Finance Biodiversity? SRC Offers a Rights-and-Duties Based Approach

Well-functioning biodiverse ecosystems are the foundation of sustainable development. Nature supports land management, productive marine life and soils, supplies clean water and air and provides the most cost effective solutions to environmental risks.

Climate change and resource conflict
Landscape management
 
Publication
4 November 2014
Biodiversity financing and safeguards – Lessons learned and proposed guidelines

This policy report examines the notion of safeguards in biodiversity financing mechanisms (BFMs) under the Convention on Biological Diversity, in order to inform discussions in CBD-COP12. It...

Climate change and resource conflict
Landscape management
 
Video
30 August 2013
Emissions from land use change and soil carbon changes in carbon footprints of animal products:Video

Global farmers face an enormous challenge to satisfy a rapidly growing demand for food, feed, fibres and fuels. At the same time the environmental sustainability of production methods is being...

Climate change and resource conflict
Landscape management
 
News Story
7 September 2012
07.09.2012 A Day of Known Unknowns

Today the main part of the conference got up and running, the theme was Nature+ Climate.  In the main auditorium high level dialogues were running throughout the day whilst smaller sessions between 1-6hrs were held in the surrounding conference area.  SIANI was present at two of these sessions and you can read my session notes below.