We’ve entered a new epoch: the Anthropocene, and nothing is as it was. Not the trees, not the seas – not the forests, farms, or fields – and not the global economy that depends on all of these. What does this mean for your investments, your family’s future, and the future of man?
Kathy Willis considers our changing relationship with plants over the last 250 years – from tools to exploit, to objects of beauty, to being an essential resource we must conserve.
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A podcast that focuses on the people and organizations that are coming together to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and reverse climate change.
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This episode of the Nature for Development podcast recorded during COP24 in Poland features an interview with Juan Carlos Jintiach, Coordinator of Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon River Basin. Juan Carlos talks about indigenous peoples’ engagement in the UNFCCC process, the importance of governance, land rights and indigenous peoples’ participation if the process of saving the remaining tropical forests, and the recently approved indigenous peoples’ platform under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
Brazil is the largest producer of coffee in the world. In the municipality of Apuí, however, coffee production has been on a steady decline, losing land to extensive livestock production – one of the main drivers of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon. The Apuí Agroforestry Coffee project, initiated by the Institute for Conservation and Sustainable Development in the Amazon (IDESAM), is proving to be an effective solution to revive sustainable coffee production while also conserving and restoring the Amazon forest. In this episode, you will hear from Pedro Soares, Manager of Climate Change and REDD+ at IDESAM, about this project and its impact.