The fight for sustainability continues as governments, companies, international organizations and NGOs join forces to prioritize sustainable action. But threats still remain and cannot be overlooked – such as the fight against biodiversity loss. Without biodiversity there is no life and no business, as we heavily rely on natural resources and ecosystems.
Two new species of crab have been discovered in the rich ecosystem of the Ajkwa River estuary by the PT Freeport Indonesia (PT-FI) biodiversity research team.
The two new species are Typhlocarcinops raouli and Typhlocarcinops robustus. The two new crabs were discovered by a team of researchers from PT-FI and the Indonesian Institute of Science.
Since PTFI's research began in 2001 as part of its environmental commitment to track the biodiversity of the estuary, more than 100 species of crabs have been found in these areas, 21 of which are new discoveries.
International Paper’s Forestland Stewards Partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation supports $2.6 million in grant funding
Stretching from the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers in Illinois to the Gulf of Mexico in Louisiana, the Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley (LMAV) consists of more than 24 million acres of forested wetlands with fertile alluvial soils. Home to the Louisiana black bear and more than 100 fish species and 107 breeding land birds, the region is rich with biological diversity. But today, widespread loss of forests, combined with flood control and drainage efforts, has led to critical habitat loss for wildlife, damaged water quality, and reduced floodwater retention.
PT Freeport Indonesia, in partnership with Institut Pertanian Bogor University, Papua University, The West Papua Province Research & Development Center, and British Kew Royal Botanic Gardens, discovered a new plants species.
The new plant species has been discovered in the operations area of mining company PT Freeport Indonesia, in Mimika Regency, Papua. This discovery of a plant endemic to Papua adds to the wealth of biodiversity in Indonesia.
May of 2020 presents a lush green face at the Frey Vineyards ranch in Mendocino County in northern California. It is two and a half years since the devastating wildfires of October 2017 (read Katrina’s 2018 article – Out of the Ashes on GreenMoney website). One still sees the burned silhouettes of stately Ponderosa Pine at the top of the ridges but progressing up the slopes are shrubby masses of tan oak, madrones and oaks that are stump sprouting from their strong pre-fire crowns. Frey Vineyards owns one thousand acres of land.
A key priority at CNH Industrial is to help combat climate change, whose negative impact on ecosystems affects the quality of life for people in local communities, as well as consumer choices. The Company has initiated several projects to tackle this global issue, which are also aligned with UN Sustainable Development Goal 13, ‘Climate Action’. A key plank of this policy are projects focusing on protecting biodiversity, carried out by the Company’s plants across the globe.
HONG KONG, April 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ - As the world grapples with the worst global public health emergency in recent memory, more than 100 scientists and conservation leaders from 25 countries are calling on governments across the globe to address high-risk wildlife trade to reduce the chance of another outbreak.
It’s more important than ever that we take a collective pause and use this time to reflect, evolve and strengthen our relationship with ourselves, with each other and with nature.
On Saturday, March 28, Earth Hour, one of the world’s largest grassroots movements for the environment, will once again inspire individuals, businesses and organizations in over 180 countries and territories to renew their commitment to the planet.
The ins and outs of our partnership with OneTreePlanted
Climate change and biodiversity loss are on everyone’s minds these days – as they should be.
Experts agree that reforesting our planet is critical if we are to reverse biodiversity loss and head off the worst of climate change. Because trees provide habitat to a number of species, store water, absorb carbon dioxide and release oxygen through photosynthesis, they are one of our best allies.
Sustainable forestry doesn’t just happen in working forests. International Paper focuses on conserving the biodiversity and health of all forestland, including those that aren’t used to make products. We’re working with environmental advocates, government agencies, and other businesses to keep forests thriving.