Why protecting soil carbon is a win-win for farmers and the planet

April 2, 2020 by  
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The benefits of protecting and restoring soil carbon go well beyond any one farm or any one year. But not enough people are taking these steps.

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Higher CO2 levels make plants less nutritious and hurt insect populations

March 18, 2020 by  
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The ever-increasing levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere are squeezing out other nutrients that plant feeders — such as insects and people — need to thrive.

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How ambitious is the ‘carbon positive’ pledge by Horizon Organic?

March 6, 2020 by  
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The plan could shrink the dairy company’s footprint by at least 30 percent by five years from now.

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Natural Climate Solutions: How 4 global companies leverage nature to tackle the climate crisis

February 24, 2020 by  
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Sponsored: Danone, General Mills, Barry Callebaut and Braskem accelerate climate action through nature-based solutions.

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Trend: Carbon markets get real on removal

February 10, 2020 by  
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Planting and protecting forests in remote areas of the world may be challenging. But another trend may help matters.

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5 truths companies should consider when using US forests as a natural climate solution

February 5, 2020 by  
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It will take concerted action on the part of both public and private actors.

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Trend: Companies warm to nature-based solutions

January 27, 2020 by  
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More than 350 companies have made commitments to help reverse nature loss and restore vital natural systems on which economic activity depends.

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Seed preservation is vital for a sustainable food system

January 27, 2020 by  
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“Our seeds are more than just food for us. Yes, they are nutrition. But they’re also… spirituality,” says Electa Hare-RedCorn, a member of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma and a Yankton descendant. “Each seed has a story and each seed has a prayer.”With a background in social work, Hare-RedCorn was brought on to the Pawnee Seed Preservation Project in 2012 as a seed-keeper, to carry the conversation forward with youth and families. The project, she says, has become a movement.

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Restricting trade in endangered species can backfire, triggering market booms

January 27, 2020 by  
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Consumer purchases no longer trigger market booms. Speculative investments do.

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Microsoft’s quest to go ‘carbon negative’ inspires $1B fund

January 17, 2020 by  
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Bold new commitment will see the tech giant charge an internal carbon fee not just on emissions from its direct operations, but on those of its supply chain.

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