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Paul Ekins says: “These need robust policies that are effective and incorporate solutions such as improved resource management,” External link

enn Monday, March 18, 2019 3:11:00 PM CET

Robert Owen said: “High-level political attention on the environment has been focused largely on climate change because energy policy is central to economic growth. But biodiversity is just as important for the future of earth as climate change,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, March 15, 2019 11:16:00 AM CET

Robert Watson said: “High-level political attention on the environment has been focused largely on climate change because energy policy is central to economic growth. But biodiversity is just as important for the future of earth as climate change,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, March 15, 2019 11:16:00 AM CET

Jake Rice said: “The great transformation has already taken place in North America but the remote parts of South and Central America remain under threat. A new wave of destruction is transforming the Amazon and Pampas regions [of Latin America],” External link

news-yahoo Friday, March 15, 2019 11:16:00 AM CET

Luthando Dziba said: “Africa is the world’s last home for a wide range of large mammals but the scientific consensus is that under current scenarios to 2100 more than half of African bird and mammal species could be lost,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, March 15, 2019 11:16:00 AM CET

Mark Rounsevell said: “Species which are not charismatic have been politically overlooked,” “Over 70 percent of freshwater species and 61 percent of amphibians have declined [in Europe], along with 26 percent of marine fish populations and 42 percent of land-based animals ... It is a dramatic change and a direct result of the intensification of farming,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, March 15, 2019 11:16:00 AM CET

Robert Watson said: “There are no magic bullets or one-size-fits-all answers. The best options are found in better governance, putting biodiversity concerns into the heart of farming and energy policies, the application of scientific knowledge and technology, and increased awareness and behavioral changes,” “The evidence shows that we do know how to protect and at least partially restore our vital natural assets. We know what we have to do” External link

news-yahoo Friday, March 15, 2019 11:16:00 AM CET

Robert Watson said: “It will just be no longer viable to live on those lands,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, March 15, 2019 11:16:00 AM CET

Robert Watson said: “What surprised me the most about this study was that it became clear that the older cultures, like the indigenous peoples of the Americas, have different values which protect nature better [than Western societies],” “No one should romanticize indigenous peoples, and we cannot turn the clock back, but we can learn a lot from them on how to protect the planet” External link

news-yahoo Friday, March 15, 2019 11:16:00 AM CET

Joao Fernandes concluded: “Without the will of all parties involved - the non-governmental environment organisation GEOTA, the Institute for Nature Conservation and Forestry, the Algarve Tourist Board and other local partners - as well as Ryanair - it would not be possible to promote the ecological restoration of land and the forests of Monchique in harmony with the rest of the Algarve, which in its entirety remains the main holiday destination in Portugal” External link

theportugalnews Friday, March 15, 2019 10:29:00 AM CET

Joyce Msuya said: "The Global Resources Outlook shows that we are plowing through this planet’s finite resources as if there is no tomorrow, causing climate change and biodiversity loss along the way," External link

iflscience Thursday, March 14, 2019 5:20:00 PM CET

Abigail Ross Hopper said: “The solar industry experienced growing pains in 2018, in large part due to the unnecessary tariffs that were imposed on solar cells and modules, but this report still finds significant reason for optimism,” External link

thehill Wednesday, March 13, 2019 10:50:00 PM CET

Abigail Ross Hopper said: “The total amount of solar installed in America is on track to more than double in the next five years, proving solar’s resiliency and its economic strength. It’s clear, this next decade is going to be one of significant growth,” External link

thehill Wednesday, March 13, 2019 10:50:00 PM CET

Joyce Msuya said: “What happens in the Arctic does not stay in the Arctic,” External link

thehill Wednesday, March 13, 2019 10:50:00 PM CET

Izabella Teixeira said: “Modelling undertaken by the IRP shows that with the right resource efficiency and sustainable consumption and production policies in place, by 2060, growth in global resource use can slow by 25 per cent ,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, March 13, 2019 10:20:00 PM CET

Joyce Msuya said: “The Global Resources Outlook shows that we are ploughing through this planet’s finite resources as if there is no tomorrow, causing climate change and biodiversity loss along the way. Frankly, there will be no tomorrow for many people unless we stop,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, March 13, 2019 10:20:00 PM CET

Joyce Msuya said: “The study shows that in order to realise international goals such as Paris Agreement, Land Degradation Neutrality of the Convention to Combat Desertification and Sustainable Development Goals, while staying within the planetary boundaries, we need an urgent and systemic transformation of how we use and manage natural resources,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, March 13, 2019 10:20:00 PM CET

Stuart Pimm said: "This report clearly shows the connections between the environment and human health and well-being," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, March 13, 2019 11:30:00 AM CET

Stuart Pimm said: “This report clearly shows the connections between the environment and human health and well-being,” External link

680news Wednesday, March 13, 2019 11:17:00 AM CET

Stuart Pimm said: “This report clearly shows the connections between the environment and human health and well-being,” External link

dailyjournal Wednesday, March 13, 2019 11:09:00 AM CET

Akinwumi Adesina declared: “Africa has been short-changed by climate change. Africa must not be short-changed by climate finance” External link

africa-newsroom Tuesday, March 12, 2019 12:29:00 PM CET

Akinwumi Adesina declared: "Africa has been short-changed by climate change. Africa must not be short-changed by climate finance" External link

africa-newsroom Monday, March 11, 2019 9:23:00 AM CET

Carlos Manuel says: “now generates $33 million annually for these groups and has helped the country reverse their forest loss while growing and transforming their economy,” External link

bbc-future Friday, March 8, 2019 10:22:00 AM CET

Patricia Zurita says: “The EU’s 2050 carbon neutral plan is what’s needed at the global level to generate enough momentum, awareness and action, more importantly, it sets an example that can be matched and replicated by others,” External link

bbc-future Friday, March 8, 2019 10:22:00 AM CET

Prof Dr sagt: „Nachhaltigkeit muss real, greifbar und wirtschaftlich sein, damit kommunale Entscheidungsträger einen Anreiz haben, sich zu engagieren.“ External link

idw-online Thursday, March 7, 2019 9:03:00 AM CET

Emmerson Mnangagwa said: “We need to keep our villages, towns and cities clean and hygienic, both for this generation and generations to come. We must, therefore, be reoriented to practise good environmental and waste management through increased advocacy, education, training and awareness. We must do this from a place of pride, not just a necessity,” External link

newsday Tuesday, March 5, 2019 5:43:00 AM CET

Nicolas Lopez explicado: "Después de las graves inundaciones sufridas en algunos puntos de Asturias este invierno, estos incendios suponen un riesgo aún mayor, ya que eliminan la vegetación que sujeta el suelo y frena la velocidad del agua y el aumento de caudal ante lluvias torrenciales" External link

20minutos Monday, March 4, 2019 7:10:00 PM CET

Chi Chen says: “China and India account for one-third of the greening, but contain only 9% of the planet’s land area covered in vegetation – a surprising finding, considering the general notion of land degradation in populous countries from overexploitation,” External link

news18 Saturday, March 2, 2019 4:53:00 AM CET

Rama Nemani said: “This long-term data lets us dig deeper,” External link

news18 Saturday, March 2, 2019 4:53:00 AM CET

Chi Chen said: “China and India account for one-third of the greening, but contain only 9% of the planet’s land area covered in vegetation – a surprising finding, considering the general notion of land degradation in populous countries from overexploitation,” External link

zmescience Thursday, February 28, 2019 12:34:00 PM CET

Chi Chen said: “China and India account for one-third of the greening, but contain only 9% of the planet’s land area covered in vegetation a surprising finding, considering the general notion of land degradation in populous countries from overexploitation,” External link

interestingengineering Wednesday, February 27, 2019 5:25:00 PM CET

Rama Nemani said: “This long-term data lets us dig deeper,” External link

interestingengineering Wednesday, February 27, 2019 5:25:00 PM CET

Rama Nemani said: “But, now that we know direct human influence is a key driver of the greening Earth, we need to factor this into our climate models,” “This will help scientists make better predictions about the behavior of different Earth systems, which will help countries make better decisions about how and when to take action” External link

interestingengineering Wednesday, February 27, 2019 5:25:00 PM CET

Jennifer Draper said: “So we are working with all the relevant stakeholders in Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Fiji to understand what data that is available at the moment in terms of climate information and everything that we can utilise and build into an overall platform,” External link

pina Tuesday, February 26, 2019 4:35:00 AM CET

Joseph Harmon stated: “It was indeed a great achievement, not only for Guyana, but the entire Latin America and the Caribbean. It reinforces Guyana’s commitment to environmental protection generally and in particular, the issues of combating desertification, land degradation and drought. It also provided an opportunity for Latin America and the Caribbean to put forward regional perspectives on matters relating to the Convention to Combat Desertification. In addition to everything else, facilities were provided for the simultaneous translation of the proceedings into six languages. It was therefore no small task to plan and implement the arrangements to ensure a smooth conduct of the event,” External link

guyanachronicle Saturday, February 23, 2019 7:30:00 AM CET

Catherine Hughes said: “In addition to the monetary contribution, every time we encountered a problem, we were able to pick up the phone and call the Chinese Embassy and receive their help; and so there are so many unsung heroes that made this conference successful. I am proud, because we have put Guyana on the map and we are now up there ‘sitting with the big boys’ when it comes to being able to deliver an international conference to the levels and standards expected,” External link

guyanachronicle Saturday, February 23, 2019 7:30:00 AM CET

Theodor Friedrich informó (about Nacional de Seguridad): “En Bolivia no hemos tenido actividades relacionadas a capacitación y control de plaguicidas, y deberían haber. Las condiciones del Servicio Nacional de Seguridad Agropecuaria, Senasag, no son las mejores. Necesita reforzar sus capacidades de atender este sector” External link

hoybolivia Thursday, February 21, 2019 12:49:00 PM CET

Theodor Friedrich informó (about Nacional de Seguridad): “En Bolivia no hemos tenido actividades relacionadas a capacitación y control de plaguicidas, y deberían haber. Las condiciones del Servicio Nacional de Seguridad Agropecuaria, Senasag, no son las mejores. Necesita reforzar sus capacidades de atender este sector” External link

opinion Thursday, February 21, 2019 8:46:00 AM CET

Monique Barbut zegt: “Deze landen hebben besloten doelen te formuleren. Maar wij verschillen van veel andere conventies. We kijken ook naar de implementatie” “Doelen zijn niet voldoende. We willen dat landen transformatieve projecten in gang zetten. En dat zijn meestal grootschalige projecten. We doen niet aan een proefproject van 200.000 dollar hier en daar” External link

mo-nl Friday, February 1, 2019 4:40:00 PM CET

Monique Barbut warnte: „in allen Regionen die ländliche Bevölkerung heute einen besseren Zugang zu sauberem Trinkwasser hat, die Armut insgesamt um 27% zurückgegangen ist. Mindestens 120 Länder werden letztendlich Ziele zur Eindämmung der Bodendegradation haben wachsendes Interesse der inländischen und globalen Privatfinanzierung an Investitionen in die Landbewirtschaftung. “ External link

oekonews Friday, February 1, 2019 12:18:00 AM CET

Joseph Harmon betonte: „Der Druck auf Land nimmt aufgrund der Verstädterung, des Bevölkerungswachstums und der steigenden Nachfrage nach Nahrungsmitteln, Futtermitteln, Brennstoffen und Ballaststoffen zu. Die Bewältigung der Bodendegradation ist daher eine Voraussetzung für eine nachhaltige Entwicklung!“ External link

oekonews Friday, February 1, 2019 12:18:00 AM CET

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