THE ECONOMIST ON INVESTING IN ADAPTING AGRICULTURE
A much wider range of adaptations will be needed if food is to remain as copious, varied and affordable as it is today. These will include efforts to help crops withstand warmer temperatures, for example through clever crop breeding, advances in irrigation and protection against severe weather. . . .
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INVESTING IN BIODIVERSITY
What do investors think of biodiversity? Well, a new report from Credit Suisse and Responsible Investor says that theyre increasingly interested, but that they are not (yet) putting their money where their mouths are. The reason? Investors are struggling to identify and consider biodiversity-linke . . .
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BRAINFOOD: POLLINATORS DOUBLE, C4 GRASSES, PRE-BREEDING, LUPINS RESOURCES, NEW WILD COFFEES, REFUGEE DEFORESTATION, TUBER NICHES, SAMPLING STRATEGY, INFECTION RISK, LEVANT BRONZE & IRON AGE
A global-scale expert assessment of drivers and risks associated with pollinator decline. Key findings: 1) risks to human well-being from pollinator decline are higher in the Global South; 2) there is a clear lack of knowledge about pollinator decline in Africa; 3) loss of managed pollinators (e.g.
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