Landscapes Blog

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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March 29, 2016

Aprendiendo de los bosques, un intercambio latinoamericano de conocimiento en el manejo de paisajes

Josique LorenzoCATIELucila FernandezEcoAgriculture Partners

A través de Latinoamérica, los bosques están proveyendo un laboratorio natural con que experimentar y crear conocimiento sobre iniciativas dirigidas por la comunidad que visualizan el desarrollo ecológico y socialmente justo. (Read this in English here) Lo siguiente relata las últimas experiencias y noticias de l…
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March 22, 2016

Grazing can be a win for water quality, climate change, and farm economics

Kelly O’NeillChesapeake Bay Foundation

The Chesapeake Bay watershed spans over 64,000 square miles and is home to 87,000 farms, many of which produce livestock. The byproduct of this livestock production is manure, both a potential pollutant (if not carefully managed) and a resource to fertilize crops. Without pollution controls, nutrients not used by crop…
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