Hidden costs of global illegal wildlife trade

Source: University of Adelaide   An international team of experts, including researchers from the University of Adelaide, has highlighted that the illegal and unsustainable global wildlife trade has bigger ramifications on our everyday lives than you might think. In a paper published in Biological Conservation, the team of researchers investigated the …

UN Biodiversity Conference Part 1

More on the other key UN Conference of the Parties, COP15 on Biodiversity, with many heads of state, Host China’s Xi Jinping, Emanual Macron, Prince Charles, Vladimir Putin and many others on the opening day, Kungming, China.  Biodiversity and climate change caused by the same faulty finance! Hazel Henderson, Editor“   …

UN Biodiversity Conference Part 1

“The opening of the UN Conference on Biodiversity COP15 in Kungming, China is just as important as COP26  on the climate crises in Glasgow in November. Both COP26 and COP15 remind us that both the climate and biodiversity crises have a single source:  faulty economics, faulty financial models, and faulty metrics …

The other COP meeting

“This UN conference on Biodiversity is indeed, as important as COP26, stating this week in Kunming, China. We hope this will be another possible area of friendly competition between China and the USA to reach for higher goals on climate crises before COP26 in Glasgow, in November.   See my article “ESG Stakeholder …

Announcing the 2021 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge Finalists

The Biomimicry Institute has selected 12 finalist teams creating solutions to address the Sustainable Development Goals, all inspired by nature. MISSOULA, MT — September 23, 2021 — The Biomimicry Institute is proud to announce this year’s Biomimicry Global Design Challenge finalists, an international group of 12 teams that have created ideas inspired by nature’s intelligence …

Can You Fight Climate Change With What You Eat?

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this newsletter, with all the correct information we also find on how to eat better and for the planet, as our Advisory Board member, Frances Moore Lappe taught us all in her “Diet for A Small Planet“, see her recent interviews celebrating its 50th anniversary edition! We …

Food Experts’ Expectations for Global Food Systems Transformation

“Ethical Markets recommends all this news from IPS on needed reforms to our global food system. Still missing is the key issue: all our current global foods are grown on the planet’s 3% dwindling freshwater, which is the real impending crisis! We find that overlooking the other half of our planet’s …

RESHAPE GLOBAL FINANCE TO SUPPORT INEVITABLE TRANSITION TO SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEM

“Ethical Markets welcomes this progression of policy at Finance for Biodiversity, which conforms with our own research on the importance on transforming the unhealthy, polluting global food system in our Green Transition Scoreboard ® reports “Capturing CO2 While Improving Human Nutrition and Health” (2018) and “Transitioning to Science-Based Investing” (2019-2020). …

Reduce methane or face climate catastrophe, scientists warn

  Headlines Reduce methane or face climate catastrophe, scientists warn Exclusive / Reduce methane or face climate catastrophe, scientists warn Exclusive: IPCC says gas, produced by farming, shale gas and oil extraction, playing ever-greater role in overheating planet   The A-Team / April Ross and Alix Klineman return US to sand-court glory   Curtis …