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Agriculture: FAO adds two Tunisian sites to GIAHS list - Environment

Agriculture: FAO adds two Tunisian sites to GIAHS list - Environment | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

Traditional Ramli agricultural systems in the lagoons of Ghar El Melh and in the hanging gardens of Djebba El Olia reflect profound bonds between the cultivated crops and the natural ecosystem
​Agriculture: FAO adds two Tunisian sites to GIAHS list, Ramli and Ghar El Melh and gardens of Djebba El Olia.

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De la disparition des abeilles

De la disparition des abeilles | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
La cause dominante du désastre est l'usage massif des pesticides néonicotinoïdes. Depuis leur introduction dans les années 1990, les trois quarts de la quantité d'insectes volants ont disparu des campagnes d'Europ
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Rural women are the missing link in ecosystem restoration programs

Rural women are the missing link in ecosystem restoration programs | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

Women and girls are often excluded from efforts to restore planetary ecosystems. This despite the huge roles they play in agriculture, food security, nutrition, land management and all other uses of nature. On this year’s International Day of Rural Women, let’s take a closer look at the structural barriers, social norms and historical biases that still hold us back and trip up our attempts to restore the planet.
Today, the decline of nature has reached dangerous levels, with catastrophic consequences in store for people and planet. In response,  global agendas and programs are prioritizing ecosystem restoration – this year for example, the UN General Assembly declared the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration.

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Are Numbers of Species a True Measure of Ecosystem Health?

Are Numbers of Species a True Measure of Ecosystem Health? | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
A recent study that found no general decline in the numbers of species in individual ecosystems has sparked controversy. Some scientists see it as evidence of how species adapt, while others see it as a sign that common invasive species, such as rats and mosquitoes, are the real winners.
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