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Know, preserve, restore biodiversity

• Developing strategies for sustainably managing biodiversity and its ecosystem services at the regional level • Understanding natural, primarily natural, and agricultural habitats as well as landscape schemes that can promote biodiversity • Increasing the sustainability of agricultural ecosystems using agroecological approaches

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INRAE, French National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and Environment

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The carbon market: taking the heat out of the climate crisis

As the climate continues to change, the opportunity has opened up for agriculture, despite its status as a net producer of greenhouse gases, to act as a lever to mitigate the effects of the climate crisis by controlling greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) and moving to positive agricultural practices that sequestrate carbon in the soil. INRAE is working to turn this opportunity into a reality, as Suzanne Reynders tells us.