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Land Use: Agriculture, Livestock & Forestry 2014

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Mar 9, 2014 08:00 EDT - Jul 20, 2014 11:59 EDT
Semi-Finalist selection
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Jul 21, 2014 12:00 EDT - Aug 5, 2014 08:00 EDT
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Aug 5, 2014 08:01 EDT - Aug 16, 2014 11:59 EDT
Finalist selection
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Aug 16, 2014 08:00 EDT - Sep 3, 2014 12:59 EDT
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Sep 3, 2014 12:00 EDT - Oct 2, 2014 12:00 EDT
Winners awarded
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Oct 2, 2014 12:01 EDT
How can we scale-up sustainable landscape management to reduce GHG emissions while ensuring food, water, and energy security?

At present, agriculture, livestock and deforestation are responsible for 20-30% of global emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) which contribute to global warming. Opportunities exist, however, for land uses to be capable of reducing or sequestering significant amounts of carbon from the atmosphere, as well as create more productive and resilient landscapes that increase food security, water availability and energy supply, and support growing incomes. This contest seeks proposals on sustainable best management practices that can be rapidly implemented and brought to scale in order to address the challenges of climate change. Click here for contest details

23 Proposals
Reforestation as convergence of climate change mitigation and adaptation with socioeconomic well-being and ecological restoration.
Global 4C advocates a new source of global finance that can reward the bio-sequestration of carbon and the protection of biodiversity.
Red Tree Program: developing sustainable communities by growing productive ecosystems that deliver NTFPs and support carbon markets/SRIs
Deforestation in the Peruvian Amazon? Time for a change, time for productive conservation with analog forestry!
Come help us transform illegal charcoal makers into solar powered park rangers in the Virunga National Park in the DR Congo.
Fighting Climate Change and Wildlife Extinction With One Of The Largest BIO Carbon Capture Projects In The World.
Highly efficient bacterial carbon sequestration with the equivalent of 360 trees in just one bioreactor.
Treesolution planted with revolutionary Groasis Tech helps solve food/climate problem thru planting 2 B ha manmade deserts with fruit trees
Use micro-credit incentives for rural farmers to adopt sustainable agricultural methods to mitigate climate change and environmental damage.
Ecological & Economic KEYS to GHG balance, quick scale productivity, resiliency, food security, water availability, energy supply and income
#LandUse #ARS #VegetationCoverage #GHGEmissionReductions #TraverseApp More vegetation coverage means less Green House Gas (GHG) emissions
Ocean-healing seaweed farming is an example of “Earthuse”: integrated land & sea management ensuring food, water, and energy security.
A mission named “GHG mitigating mission-2025” aims to mitigate 23MtCO2eq from agriculture, livestock and forestry sector within 2025.
Land use , forest are small parts of this proposal . Prove using forest policy is wrong by data . Prove environmental law is wrong by data
The oceanic gyres are largely lifeless regions of vast scale and they offer an abundant/renewable supply of raw nutrients and energy.
Saving fossil fuel,agricultural produce and energy by utilizing molten salt solar agriculture crops dryer.
Farmers uses agroforestry technologies to create more diverse, productive, profitable, healthy, and sustainable land-use systems.
Avail the hightech software to the lowest tech farmers. It's free to use as long as they farm within an ecologically sustainable limit.
My goal was to design platforms that would allow plants to do what they do best.
To create revenue for public spaces, the creation of a national brand of products specifically produced by state and national parks.
Reduce landscaping costs by maintaining an inhospitable environment.
Mammals lost the alpha-galactosidase ability to digest legume sugars. Perhaps a mumps-like virus could put this enzyme into livestock saliva
I want to propose a bio-genetic approach to help nature using available tools.