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Edge of Field Practices Can Help Food and Ag Companies Meet Sustainability Goals

By Kris Johnson, Interim Director of Agriculture, The Nature Conservancy, North America
Blog

Food is among the most basic and essential ways that we interact with nature. The security and continuity of our food supply chains depend on healthy soil, clean water and a stable climate—all factors that impact a producer’s ability to grow crops. Businesses are increasingly recognizing these connections and including environmental factors into their business models. One way they do this is by setting sustainability goals related to water quality and climate change.

Freeport-McMoRan Helps Discover a New Frog Species in Papua

Article

PT Freeport Indonesia (PT-FI), in partnership with The Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) and the South Australian Museum, discovered a new frog species in Mimika Regency, Papua, Indonesia.

The species, named Litoria lubisi, is a type of large green tree frog that is a member of the Litoria infratrenata family. The discovery of the new species was officially published in the international journal Zootaxa 4903(1):117-126.

Native Americans Investing in Restorative Agriculture and Economics

Article

by Theo Ferguson of Healing Living Systems 

As White House National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy espouses, we need to think in systemic terms when tackling our collective challenges — COVID, economic downturn, seeking social justice to heal racism, and climate change — these are all challenges that must be approached together. Our best guides — environmentally, socially, in governance practices and economically — are still our Indigenous brothers and sisters.

Biodiversity Crisis Emphasizes Need for Corporate Transparency

KPMG, Ambipar and One Earth back GRI Biodiversity Standard
Press Release

June 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ - As the global community marks World Environment Day (5 June), the growing biodiversity crisis emphasizes why businesses need to step up and be accountable for their impacts on the world, with an updated reporting standard for biodiversity required.

Ørsted Aims for Net-Positive Biodiversity Impact From New Projects Commissioned From 2030

Press Release

As a global sustainability leader with a strong commitment to protect biodiversity, Ørsted sets the ambition to deliver a net-positive biodiversity impact from all new renewable energy projects it commissions from 2030 at the latest. The ambition is part of the company’s new strategy.

Illumina Celebrates International Biodiversity Day

Blog

Illumina’s technology is being used to understand climate change, study biodiversity, and evaluate environmental DNA.

10 Years of Valuing Nature: A Conversation With TNC

Blog

Ten years ago, Dow and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) set out to answer: How can we make the consideration of nature in business decisions simpler and more routine? Jennifer Molnar, managing director and lead scientist of the TNC’s Center for Sustainability Science, discusses how the collaboration has relied on science to answer that question and integrate the value of nature into business decisions that lead to better business and conservation outcomes.

Biodiversity on the Farm: The Importance of Biodiversity and Supporting Ecosystems in Agriculture

Article

Farmers have sought to learn more about the importance of biodiversity on the farm, both to maximize the performance of their operation and to protect the environment.
 

Farmers realize the importance of biodiversity more than most—the variety of plants, animals and microorganisms within an ecosystem, both above and below the soil.
 

Biodiversity: Cultivating Life on and Beyond the Farm

Article

Our long-term success as a company lies in providing farmers with the best tools and solutions so they can grow enough with less environmental impact. At Bayer, we are driven by our purpose of Science for a Better Life — and to successfully meet this purpose, we need to grow better for our planet and its people.

Benefiting Biodiversity & Soil Health

Sustainable Solutions to Nurture Nature
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Through close collaboration with growers and other partners, we are committed to balancing the need for crop production with nature conservation and reducing agriculture’s impact on biodiversity. 

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