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SFYN Asia campaigning to protect biodiversity

SFYN ASIA CAMPAIGNING TO PROTECT BIODIVERSITY

It's a fight for life. Life on Earth. A sombre report on The State of the World's Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture from the Food...

Dear Slow Food Leaders - an Open Letter from Carlo Petrini

DEAR SLOW FOOD LEADERS - AN OPEN LETTER FROM CARLO PETRINI

Dear leaders of all Slow Food communities and convivia around the world, Dear Slow Foodies, At this time of great global political...

 
 
 
Fruit and Juice Party: Giving Real Value to the Diversity of Ugandan Fruit!

FRUIT AND JUICE PARTY: GIVING REAL VALUE TO THE DIVERSITY OF UGANDAN FRUIT!

The goal of the Fruit and Juice party is to promote and facilitate sustainable fruit production, nutrition in schools, and the promotion...

New FAO report released today indicates that biodiversity loss is rapidly pushing our food system towards collapse

NEW FAO REPORT RELEASED TODAY INDICATES THAT BIODIVERSITY LOSS IS RAPIDLY PUSHING OUR FOOD SYSTEM TOWARDS COLLAPSE

New FAO report released today indicates that biodiversity loss is rapidly pushing our food system towards collapse. Slow Food calls...

 
 
 
Biodiversity has remained constant since the boom in life

BIODIVERSITY HAS REMAINED CONSTANT SINCE THE BOOM IN LIFE

Researchers at the University of Birmingham found the average numbers of land vertebrate species across different ecosystems had not...

Miller's Biodiversity Farm in Quarryville, Pennsylvania link in 19 State Raw Milk  Brucella Outbreak

MILLER'S BIODIVERSITY FARM IN QUARRYVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA LINK IN 19 STATE RAW MILK  BRUCELLA OUTBREAK

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state health officials are investigating potential exposures to Brucella strain...

 
 
 
People in 19 states infected with brucellosis after drinking raw milk

PEOPLE IN 19 STATES INFECTED WITH BRUCELLOSIS AFTER DRINKING RAW MILK

CDC public health alert Although it's illegal to sell unpasteurized milk across state lines, federal officials say people in 19 states...

A ‘Common Food Policy' Offers a Guide to a More Sustainable Food System in Europe. Could It Be a Model for the U.S.?

A ‘COMMON FOOD POLICY' OFFERS A GUIDE TO A MORE SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEM IN EUROPE. COULD IT BE A MODEL FOR THE U.S.?

Globally, food and farming systems contribute up to 30 percent of greenhouse gas emissions. Europe loses 970 million tons of soil every...

 
 
 

EXPLORING NATURAL BIODIVERSITY TO EXPAND ACCESS TO MICROBIAL TERPENE SYNTHESIS

Terpenes are industrially relevant natural compounds the biosynthesis of which relies on two well-established-mevalonic acid and methyl...

In Sharm el Sheikh, A Time for Action on Biodiversity

IN SHARM EL SHEIKH, A TIME FOR ACTION ON BIODIVERSITY

By Susan Lieberman Sharm el Shekih, Egypt The global community has gathered in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt for the Conference of the Parties...

 
 
 
Genetic Code of All Plants, Animals, Protozoa, and Fungi to Be Sequenced with Help of PacBio

GENETIC CODE OF ALL PLANTS, ANIMALS, PROTOZOA, AND FUNGI TO BE SEQUENCED WITH HELP OF PACBIO

It's one of the most ambitious sequencing projects ever attempted - the assembly of all 1.5 million known species of animals, plants,...

Modern agricultural practices destroy the environment's natural balance: Heavily farmed areas have little biodiversity, more disease

MODERN AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES DESTROY THE ENVIRONMENT'S NATURAL BALANCE: HEAVILY FARMED AREAS HAVE LITTLE BIODIVERSITY, MORE DISEASE

Agriculture is more than just growing and harvesting crops. It's a modern process that has far-reaching effects, particularly in its...

 
 
 
Associate, Institutional Relations / Rainforest Alliance / New York, NY

ASSOCIATE, INSTITUTIONAL RELATIONS / RAINFOREST ALLIANCE / NEW YORK, NY

Rainforest Alliance/New York, NY The Rainforest Alliance is an international nonprofit organization working to build a future in which...

Slow Food in Uganda: Through a Filmmaker's Lens

SLOW FOOD IN UGANDA: THROUGH A FILMMAKER'S LENS

Uganda, nestled in the center of East Africa, has a remarkable wealth of biodiversity, integral to its gastronomy and culture. Crops...

 
 
 
Mapping the Critical Role of Indigenous Peoples in Global Conservation

MAPPING THE CRITICAL ROLE OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES IN GLOBAL CONSERVATION

By Stephen Garnett and James Watson Hazda, Aranda, Orang Asli, Yanomami and Cherokee - Indigenous Peoples have many names around the...

Turning Indonesian Farmers into Food Entrepreneurs: A Conversation with Helianti Hilman

TURNING INDONESIAN FARMERS INTO FOOD ENTREPRENEURS: A CONVERSATION WITH HELIANTI HILMAN

Working directly with more than 50,000 small farmers , 2,000 food artisans, and over 50 partners in 23 countries across five continents...

 
 
 
Farming with Intentional Biodiversity

FARMING WITH INTENTIONAL BIODIVERSITY

“The day will come, probably in the near future, when prophylactically killing pests and weeds with toxic chemicals and neurotoxins...

Birding Lake Yojoa and Panacam Lodge

BIRDING LAKE YOJOA AND PANACAM LODGE

Honduras, a beautifully biodiverse Central American gem, offers everything birders look for in a travel destination, starting with...

 
 
 
Rwanda Dreaming

RWANDA DREAMING

The beginning of the northern summer is a good time to dream of some of the most biodiverse places on Earth. No, I am not talking of...

Sustainable tourism the key focus of UNWTO meeting in Fiji

SUSTAINABLE TOURISM THE KEY FOCUS OF UNWTO MEETING IN FIJI

The United Nation's World Tourism Organization held its 30th Joint Commissions Meeting in Nadi, Fiji's third largest city with keen...