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Agriculture and development: Can Africa feed itself in a changing climate?

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Written by Marion Davis Thursday, 16 October 2014 15:40

SEI-2014-news-Africa-clim-dev-sm SEI Africa Centre Director Stacey Noel and Senior Research Fellow Francis X. Johnson reflect on the fourth annual Climate and Development in Africa Conference, held 8-10 October in Marrakesh, Morocco.
 

Have Brazil’s deforestation policies hit the limits of their effectiveness?

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Written by Marion Davis Tuesday, 14 October 2014 01:02

SEI-2014-news-Amazon-smallholders-sm A new paper in PNAS shows that Amazon deforestation is becoming harder to detect and control, and the measures that slowed deforestation to date need to be supplemented by new approaches, including for smallholders.
   

Adaptation: going from theory to practice, even as we learn

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Written by Rajesh Daniel Saturday, 11 October 2014 16:38

SEI-2014-news-APAN-wrap-sm The 4th Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum, held 1-3 October in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, highlighted the importance of multi-stakeholder partnerships and knowledge-sharing.
 

Q&A: Åsa Gerger Swartling and Gregor Vulturius on communicating climate change to foresters

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Written by Caspar Trimmer Thursday, 09 October 2014 08:24

SEI-News-Q&A-Swartling-Vulturius-140 Climate change affects the forestry sector in numerous ways. How far can climate change communications help forest stakeholders to understand, and respond to, the risks and opportunities?
   

New study highlights impacts of road developments on Amazon bird species

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Written by Caspar Trimmer Tuesday, 07 October 2014 08:34

SEI-Forest-News-Amazonhighway-140 A new study applying the novel 'roadless volume' metric shows it is not just how many roads you build but the spaces left between them that determines biodiversity impact.
   

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