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The GGKP is a partnership of leading organisations that support green with knowledge, data, tools, and advisory services.
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SP Institute May 15
WEBINAR: Insights from landmark Biodiversity Report with Lead Co-Author – May 21 @ 1pm EDT. More info & free registration >>
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The Nature Conservancy May 17
Myth: There's always a trade-off between saving money & saving ecosystems. Reality: What's best for nature can often be what’s best for the bottom-line. See how our work with disproves this myth.
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Green Growth Knowledge Platform May 17
Urban tree cover saves the U.S. up to $12 billion annually, according to new research from , & . Each person in the 97 cities covered by the study saves $21-49 in "heat-reduction services". via 👉
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Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) May 16
Community forestry is a global business. Ordering a bouquet of flowers in New York could very well be putting money into the hands of smallholders in Guatemala.
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Natural Capital Coalition May 15
Harvard Business Review: 'The threat that climate change poses for companies is no longer theoretical. Businesses are working to protect their assets & supply chains & figuring “climate risk” into their calculations. Investors are paying close attention.'
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GGGI May 16
Director-General says "If you want to grow your it has to be ; that is both and ; reducing isn’t the main problem in many of our countries. to is key."
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Natural Capital Coalition May 14
Climate Action: 4 shifts UN Chief encourages Governments to make: 1. Tax pollution, not people. 2. Stop subsidizing fossil fuels. 3. Stop building new coal plants by 2020. 4. Focus on a green, not a grey economy.
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Green Growth Knowledge Platform May 10
📢 Request for Proposals 📢 GGKP & seek proposals for partners in , , and to engage local stakeholders, support data collection, & apply a new methodology to restore terrestrial . 31 May 2019 | 👉
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Green Growth Knowledge Platform May 8
What does the mean for ? “We now understand the magnitude of the challenge,” said federal Environment Minister from the environment ministers meeting in France. via at
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Natural Capital Coalition May 8
.: "Humanity is increasingly dependent on the rich diversity of nature for its survival. But our actions are simultaneously undermining the complex nature on which our lives and livelihoods depend at an unprecedented rate."
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The Nature Conservancy May 6
We agree with : nature-based solutions can promote biodiversity across many different sectors. "Key sectors—such as infrastructure, energy and agriculture—will also be part of the shift towards a more sustainable path," says
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OECD Environment May 7
Global is on the decline due to human pressures that undermine life on land & below water. 🐦🐝🐬🦐 Tune in to our to discuss the post-2020 & OECD’s work on enhancing measurability ➡️
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IPBES May 7
is about much more than the 1 million species facing . "In blow to human progress, damage to ecosystems undermines 35 of 44 sustainable development targets for poverty, hunger, health, water, cities , oceans & land"
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Natural Capital Coalition May 6
'People are really good at working with nature to get the results they want, for instance just look at agriculture. Now we need to apply this mindset to fixing the natural world. So, there is quite a lot of hope going forward.' Says expert
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Green Growth Knowledge Platform May 6
"The key challenge is to integrate concerns into all relevant economic sectors: agriculture, water, energy, forestry, mining, transportation, and most importantly, ." - Chair Sir Bob Watson
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Green Growth Knowledge Platform May 6
"The evidence in this report shows that is not only an environmental issue. It's an economic issue, a development, security, social, ethical and moral issue. Biodiversity has enormous economic value." - Outgoing Chair Sir Bob Watson.
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IPBES May 6
What are the 5 direct drivers of change in nature with largest relative global impacts? 1: Change in land & sea use. 2: Direct exploitation of organisms. 3: Climate Change 4: Pollution 5: Invasive Species. — Newly launched
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Green Growth Knowledge Platform May 6
"We need cross-sectoral planning & the knowledge to implement cross-sectoral planning," says co-chair Prof. Eduardo S. Brondizio. "We need positive incentives to move away from the harmful subsidies that are paying for the destruction that we're observing."
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Natural Capital Coalition May 6
"A key constituent of sustainable pathways is the evolution of global financial and economic systems to build a global sustainable economy. Economic growth is a means, not an end. We need to look at the quality of wellbeing on the planet..." Expert Eduardo Brondizio.
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Green Growth Knowledge Platform May 6
"Armed with this new scientific evidence, what we want to do now is make great again." - ExecSec Anne Larigauderie
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