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#129731
2021-07-27

Meet the ‘Mangrove restorers’, residents of Dzilam de Bravo who help reforestation

Dzilam de Bravo, Yucatán, (July 26, 2021).- Don Manuel González Salas still remembers that more than 19 years ago there was great mangrove vegetation on the coast of his native Dzilam de Bravo, Yucatán; but these images have faded little by little, with the passage of time.

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#129604
2021-07-22

Restoring African Drylands From Within – Without Myths

Read the wrap-up of day 2 of the event here, focused on community-driven restoration, equity for women and youth, and drylands restoration finance.Dryland ecosystems cover some 43 percent of Africa. They’re home to more than half a billion people dependent on the land for their food and liveliho ...

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#129605
2021-07-22

The power of assisted natural regeneration

When you think about restoring a deforested patch of land, you likely picture someone digging holes in the ground and planting seeds or saplings. Planting trees is important (if it’s done the right way), but in many cases, it’s better and cheaper to let trees grow on their own and forests restor ...

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#129608
2021-07-22

Yucatan has 20 thousand hectares of degraded mangrove swamp

Yucatán has around 20 thousand hectares of degraded mangrove, which represents 20 percent of the total of the state, revealed Dr. Jorge Herrera Silveira, a researcher at the Center for Research and Advanced Studies (Cinvestav), Mérida, of the National Polytechnic Institute ( IPN).

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#129405
2021-06-21

Don’t Forget the People

With the start of the United Nations’ Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, which runs through 2030, a tremendous amount of money and effort will be put into re-growing forests, making over-exploited farmland productive, and reviving damaged marine environments.

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#129333
2021-06-15

Restoring Nature ‘The Test Of Our Generation’: UN General Assembly President

Stepping up global efforts to combat land degradation is the only way to safeguard food and water security, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and ward against future threats to health and the environment, the UN General Assembly President told ambassadors meeting in New York on Monday.

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#129291
2021-06-14

Vincent Sweeney | Latin America and Caribbean must commit to restoring ecosystems

Attempts to reverse the ongoing degradation of ecosystems in the Caribbean, largely due to human activity, have been consistently coming up short. In establishing a 10-year action plan, ministers for the environment in the region have committed themselves to goals aligned with the UN Decade on E ...

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#129254
2021-06-11

Mulonga Water: ‘Ecosystem restoration’ sure way of water quality

Trees engulf man with a priceless breathing prowess while water saves the dying man from dehydration. Through numerous ecosystem services, natural environments play a fundamental role in protecting water. It’s the water utility firm that gets the blame when reservoir water levels get lower and g ...

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#129256
2021-06-11

As a decade of ecosystem restoration kicks off, don't forget the people

With the start of the United Nations' Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, which runs through 2030, a tremendous amount of money and effort will be put into re-growing forests, making over-exploited farmland productive, and reviving damaged marine environments.

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#129155
2021-06-08

Ambitious $104 million program targets land degradation in Africa and Central Asian countries

Launch of the FAO-led, Global Environment Facility-funded initiative paves the way for UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. The global launch of a $104 million initiative signals an ambitious effort by a range of partners to safeguard drylands in the context of climate change, fragile ecosystems, ...

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#129104
2021-06-07

Knowledge-based proactive governance must for ecosystems restoration

Participants of a regional webinar on Sunday urged reforms in governance and integrated regional approaches towards identifying the challenges and threats confronting the ecosystems of the region from mountains to the coastal areas and deserts.

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#129121
2021-06-07

Ecosystem restoration: Lagos unveils a 4 yr redevelopment plan of suburbs

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Bababjide Sanwo-Olu, has disclosed plans to embark on a four year redevelopment plan with massive tree planting, along Lagos-Epe and Badagry Expressway, aimed at ensuring resilient and sustainable environment in the state.

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#129047
2021-06-04

Restoration call for area ‘the size of China’ to protect falling biodiversity and food insecurity

New York: An area of land roughly the size of China needs restoring if the planet’s biodiversity and the communities who rely on it are to be protected, UN agencies said on Thursday.

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#129048
2021-06-04

[Commentary] India holds great promise in this Decade on Ecosystem Restoration

The World Environment Day on June 5 marks the formal launch of the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration (2021-2030), a decade where efforts to massively scale up the restoration of degraded and destroyed ecosystems will be made.

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#129050
2021-06-04

UN Urges Intense Restoration Of Nature To Address Climate And Biodiversity Crises

Facing the triple threat of climate change, loss of nature and pollution, the world must deliver on its commitment to restore at least one billion degraded hectares of land in the next decade – an area about the size of China.

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#129076
2021-06-04

A social network for global ecosystem restoration

ETH spin-off Restor aims to increase the success rate of ecosystem restoration and conservation projects by connecting people with better data and ecological transparency.

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#129088
2021-06-04

Zimbabwe: World Environment Day - Let's Help Restore Our Ecosystems

Zimbabwe joins the rest of the world to mark World Environment Day tomorrow with various activities to raise awareness on environmental problems we are facing as a country such as air and water pollution, deforestation, veld fires, destruction of wildlife and plant diversity and numerous other p ...

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#129089
2021-06-04

World Environment Day: Reversing domino effect of destruction of nature

Through innovation, we light up countries, build industries and travel overseas with unprecedented speed. With agricultural developments, a record number of people are being fed, and in some parts of the world, life expectancy has more than doubled.

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#129090
2021-06-04

Ecosystem restoration is vital for climate, biodiversity

Facing the triple threat of climate change, loss of nature and pollution, the world must deliver on its commitment to restore at least one billion degraded hectares of land in the next decade – an area about the size of China. Countries also need to add similar commitments for oceans, according ...

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#129000
2021-06-02

World Environment Day 2021: Know Importance Of ‘Ecosystem Restoration’ Theme & Significance Of This Day

The celebration of World Environment Day 2021 will also mark the launch of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. New Delhi: Nature may not have appeared this beautiful ever, thanks to the lockdown measures imposed in various parts of the world in the last one year. In India people cherished th ...

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#129002
2021-06-02

Time Odisha laid focus on ecosystem restoration

Led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations together with the support of partners, it is dedicated to prevent, halt, and reverse the loss and degradation of ecosystems worldwide, and combate global warming, climate ...

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#129041
2021-06-02

Hosting World Environment Day Reflects Global Recognition Of Pakistan's Leading Role In Eco-system Restoration

Pakistan has been emerged as a global leader by providing nature based solutions to all key environmental challenges of ecosystem degradation and climate changes by taking record initiatives of planting 1.528 billion plants and expanding protected areas coverage during the last eight and half ye ...

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#128980
2021-06-01

In African drylands, farmers are coaxing former forests back into life

In the Dodoma region of Tanzania, an old farmer named Mr. Augustino had lived long enough to see the hills near his home go from being covered with trees to almost entirely barren. It had once rained more regularly, with water flowing in the rivers all year round. But over time, the rainfall les ...

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#128681
2021-05-17

Press Release: Leonardo DiCaprio Announces $43M to Rewild the Galapagos Islands

Leonardo DiCaprio, Galapagos National Park Directorate, Island Conservation and Re:wild announce $43 million to support initiative to restore and rewild the Galapagos Islands, building on decades of local conservation efforts.

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