#nature-based solutions News

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The novel mechanisms promise to mobilise more private financing for conservation, but risk distracting developing countries from addressing underlying debt issues and could ultimately be exploitative, say experts.
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Bioengineering techniques were used to stabilise exposed slopes in Himachal Pradesh as part of a flagship government programme to provide reliable all-weather connectivity.
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EB Studio Integrating nature and biodiversity into business practices is key to sustainable operations for Asean’s bioeconomy. However, the lack of pricing mechanisms and firmer regulations governing natural resources must see the region come together to address such challenges.
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Proposed revisions to China’s mineral resources law could have a global impact as its mining companies expand operations overseas.
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#nature-based solutions Opinion

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Wealthy nations’ overconsumption is destroying nature, but is often not accounted for by ‘loss and damage’.
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Viewing nature as infrastructure is transformative, because it forces us to think in a more systemic way. As we pursue growth and development, we must not only avoid damaging nature; we must also strengthen and enrich it through “nature-positive” investments – all while tapping its vast potential to deliver essential services.
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As businesses come under pressure to meet net-zero targets, they are increasingly investing in forest-protection projects to cancel out their carbon emissions. But what could have been a viable climate-mitigation option has become little more than a licence to pollute, to the detriment of indigenous communities and the planet.
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From natural seawalls to mangroves, countries are starting to combat climate change with nature-based solutions. COP28 might drive more of these efforts.
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#nature-based solutions Podcasts

Ice caps and a warming planet
"We have a choice about the speed of sea-level rise." The Eco-Business Podcast talks to climate scientist Professor Ben Horton about how close the world is to reaching crucial climate tipping points, and what can be done to stop runaway climate change.
Eco-Business Podcast with Assaad Razzouk
Eco-Business talks to 'angry clean energy guy' Assaad Razzouk about the flaws in much-hyped climate change solutions, and how to fix them.
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China, Japan and Korea have just announced exciting decarbonisation targets. On the Eco-Business podcast, Dr Frank Rijsberman, director general of the Global Green Growth Institute, talks about what these targets mean for the region's development and our climate.
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Humanity and the planet are suffering from a serious case of food poisoning. Eco-Business spoke to Brent Loken, WWF's global lead food scientist, about how changes to our diet can help fix our broken food system, and restore our health and the planet's strained ecosystems.
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