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Roger Godwin – Bees and Pollination

Roger Godwin, Project and Environmental Research, discussing Bees and the pollination services for the fruit industry. South Africa as a microcosm of what is happening globally. The American Foulbrood disease is just one disease being found in hives. There are not enough hives and bees left to manage pollination needed. ...

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COP 21 Brighter Green – Meat as a driver of Deforestation

The University of Earth, Urgent Action Series: COP 21 Paris 2015: Executive Director of Brighter Green, Mia MacDonald, and Associate Wanqing Zhou presents a film narrated by Wen Bo of the Global Exploration Fund, on the increased demand for meat in China since the 1990s and the introduction of western ...

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COP 21 Deforestation and Beef Production in South America

The University of Earth, Urgent Action Series: COP 21 Paris 2015: Presentation on market driven, export driven beef and soybean production in South America leading to large-scale deforestation to create farms and cattle ranches. Most emissions (70%) are due to the deforestation and change in land-use with only 20% due ...

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