Embargoed: A New Global Framework for Managing Nature Through 2030: 1st Detailed Draft Agreement to Debut Monday July 12

  Embargo Monday July 12, 2021 10:00 US EDT (check local times here) “The 1st Draft Of The Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework” is available for media preview at https://bit.ly/3hFgz2e   Elizabeth Maruma Mrema, CBD Executive Secretary, Basile van Havre and Francis Ogwal, co-chairs of the Open-Ended Working Group on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, …

Spider-Inspired Silk Company, Spintex, Awarded $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize

  Spiders Inspired This Year’s Ray of Hope Prize Recipient The Biomimicry Institute is proud to announce the 2021 Ray of Hope Prize award recipient is Spintex Engineering. Spintex is a University of Oxford spin-out company that manufactures biodegradable textile fibers for use in fashion and high-performance material applications. As the 2021 Ray of Hope …

3rd Meeting of the CBD Subsidiary Body on Implementation (SBI-3)

Tuesday, 18 May 2021 Daily Report 3rd Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation (SBI-3)  On the second day of its online session, participants addressed issues related to means of implementation, including resource mobilization, the financial mechanism, and capacity development. Read     Forward to a colleague The Earth Negotiations …

Meeting the meat needs of the future

March 2, 2021   Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo Researchers have succeeded in culturing meat in the laboratory in the form of millimeter-scale slabs of contractile bovine muscle. This innovative tissue culture process, arrayed in stackable hydrogel modules, uses electrical pulses to align myotubules thus mimicking the …

Jeremy Leggett’s biodiversity project : BENLOIT

“Ethical Markets is glad to showcase our colleagues Jeremy Leggett’s next project: for protecting biodiversity in Scotland, take a look!   All our best, Jeremy in this new endeavor!   ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ Friends, colleagues and esteemed contacts My small Bunloit rewilding project team has had an idea for an exemplar …

Media Release: IPBES-IPCC Co-Sponsored Workshop

Media Release Issued on 13 December 2020 by the secretariats of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)  IPBES-IPCC Co-Sponsored Workshop: Spotlighting the Interactions of the Science of Biodiversity and Climate Change  BONN / GENEVA, Dec 13 – Biodiversity …

Announcing the Women Leading Regeneration on the Land Summit

Register today for the Women Leading Regeneration on the Land Summit! October 1st, 12-3pm MT Zoom Online Gathering LEARN MORE & REGISTER Women leading Regeneration on the Land Summit, a half-day Face to Face Online Gathering, the 2nd of 3 sessions in 2020, will highlight “regeneration-in-action”. This summit offers collaborative …

How do systems change?

“Ethical Markets welcomes this focus on deeper trends signaling longer-term changes provided by our UK-based friends at Forum for the Future.  We like their focus on changing our food systems by engaging chefs.  See our similar efforts to showcase gourmet chefs using wider arrays of overlooked, nourishing foods from indigenous farmers and those …