Biodiversity & Agriculture in the News

Each day the CBD Secretariat conducts a global Internet search for relevant news stories. The following stories collected over the last seven days relate to agriculture and biodiversity.

16 June 2021

Mongabay (India), 2021-06-16
Growing conversations on climate change in the context of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions have sparked more meaningful conversations on dietary diversity, ethical consumption and planetary health in recent years with many celebrities also embracing the ‘green living’ chatter.

15 June 2021

Horizon, 2021-06-15
Boosting biodiversity on farms is crucial to make them more resilient to climate change and protect future food security, but it will not happen without change across the food supply chain from seed producer to consumer, agronomists say.

14 June 2021

Business Daily, 2021-06-14
Achieving food and nutrition security is an international and national goal. Goal 2 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) seeks to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture by 2030.

11 June 2021

Globe and Mail (Canada), 2021-06-11
Practices wider and more advanced than organic farming, says grower On Canadian farms, something important is growing – farmers are turning to regenerative agriculture.
Biz Community, 2021-06-11
The world is at a crossroads, as humanity tries to mitigate climate change and halt biodiversity loss, while still securing a supply of food for everyone. A recent study in Nature Communications shows that global demands for commodities, especially in connection with agricultural development, are the main drivers of land use change in the global south.