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Winery plans to chop down California redwoods to make room for vineyards

Winery plans to chop down California redwoods to make room for vineyards | Deforestation | Scoop.it
“ As the world warms, winemakers are moving into new regions. Along the California coast, that's bad news for redwoods.”
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Sustainable food systems include food from forests

Sustainable food systems include food from forests | Deforestation | Scoop.it
17 October 2013, Bioversity International -- "Participants of Nutritious Foods from Forests, a side event of the 40th gathering of the Committee on World Food Security, said increased food security depends on the policymakers' recognition of forest foods as part of the equation.Globally, it is estimated that billions of people depend on forests and trees. This is true for many people living in developing countries, for whom forests are an essential part of a sustainable food system. Action is needed to better manage forests and their genetic resources to ensure long-term availability of these food resources to rural people who depend on them for their nutrition and livelihoods. Such action requires heightened awareness of the important contribution of forests and trees to food security and nutrition, especially among policymakers. ..."
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Sustainable food systems include food from forests

Sustainable food systems include food from forests | Deforestation | Scoop.it
17 October 2013, Bioversity International -- "Participants of Nutritious Foods from Forests, a side event of the 40th gathering of the Committee on World Food Security, said increased food security depends on the policymakers' recognition of forest foods as part of the equation.Globally, it is estimated that billions of people depend on forests and trees. This is true for many people living in developing countries, for whom forests are an essential part of a sustainable food system. Action is needed to better manage forests and their genetic resources to ensure long-term availability of these food resources to rural people who depend on them for their nutrition and livelihoods. Such action requires heightened awareness of the important contribution of forests and trees to food security and nutrition, especially among policymakers. ..."
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Le recul de la déforestation fait baisser les émissions de 16% en Amazonie

Le recul de la déforestation fait baisser les émissions de 16% en Amazonie | Deforestation | Scoop.it

Les émissions de gaz à effet de serre dues à la déforestation en Amazonie ont diminué de 16% en 2012 par rapport à l’an dernier, d’après l’Institut National de Recherches Spatiales (Inpe). 352 millions de tonnes de CO2 auront été émises.

 


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