15.01.2018

Overfishing, marine pollution and disputes over islands are turning oceans and seas into political issues. Unlike terrestrial areas, the seas are only assigned to individual nations as Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZs) up to a limit of 200 miles. Beyond this boundary, maritime freedom prevails, although it is supposed to be “regulated somehow” in the context of Agenda 2030 and the Paris Climate Agreement. The process towards an internationally...

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From Alaska to the Amazon. Detailed global maps of key plant growth features have been compiled by an international team of researchers in the framework of the European Union’s “Biosphere Atmosphere Change Index – BACI”...

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The BMZ Green Innovation Centres in Africa and Asia are intended to promote primarily small-scale farmers, employment in rural areas and the innovative strength of farmers. Now, the ecological competence of the Innovation Centres...

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Climate change

15.12.2017

  Agriculture is a major contributing factor to climate change; at the same time, it is one of the areas most affected by climate change, which is jeopardising global food security. But is the significance of agriculture...

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This Atlas addresses the knowledge gap in detailed information about suitable areas for key agroforestry species in Central America under future climates by providing detailed suitability maps for each species.

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