Landscapes Blog

April 15, 2016

On Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships at the UN ECOSOC Partnership Forum

Melissa ThaxtonEcoAgriculture Partners

The Landscapes for People, Food and Nature Initiative raises its voice at the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Partnership Forum, 31 March 2016. Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on the EcoAgriculture Blog. It is reposted here with permission. Last week I attended the UN ECOSOC…
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April 13, 2016

Assessing cost effectiveness of restoration outcomes

Pierre ScemamaFrench Research Institute for Exploitation of the SeaHarold LevrelAgro ParisTech University

Context-based valuations of ecosystem services offer decision makers practical information on how to face specific environmental issues. Following major international initiatives such as the Millenium Ecosystem Assessment, The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity Initiative (TEEB) and the Intergovernmental Science…
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April 9, 2016

The Landscapes Blog, by the numbers

The EditorsEcoAgriculture Partners

The momentum for the landscape approach is building, and the Landscapes Blog is keeping up. A recent analysis of the Landscapes Blog's progress in 2015 shows that the Landscapes Blog is a useful tool for getting landscape stories in front of important readers all over the world. Posts were viewed more than 45,000 ti…
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April 5, 2016

Be a part of the conversation, on the Landscapes Blog

The EditorsEcoAgriculture Partners

Around the world, there are at least 500 landscape initiatives where leaders like you are practicing the landscape approach. Establishing these initiatives can be challenging. As a community, we need to support each other in advancing landscape approaches to tackle interconnected issues like climate change, agricul…
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March 31, 2016

On birds, agriculture, and European policy, a conversation with Trees Robijns

Lucila FernandezEcoAgriculture PartnersTrees RobijnsBirdLife Europe

The Common Agricultural Policy is one of the founding laws of the European Union. While it's succeeded in feeding the European populace, what has been its impact on biodiversity? Since World War II, the Common Agricultural Policy is the prevailing legislation on how to manage farmlands in Europe. Originally, the polic…
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March 29, 2016

Learning from the forests, a Latin American exchange of landscape knowledge

Josique LorenzoCATIELucila FernandezEcoAgriculture Partners

Across Latin America, Model Forests are providing a natural laboratory for learning and experimentation about landscape governance. (Lea este aporte en español aquí) This post provides some insights on a recent Model Forest event, reporting on experiences of its application across Latin America and the Caribbean an…
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