Willem Ferwerda receives prestigious sustainability prize

Commonland CEO and founder, Willem Ferwerda, has received the Wubbo Ockels Brandaris Oeuvre Prize—an award for individuals who exhibit courage, perseverance, and imagination in their tireless dedica ...

Millets: an ancient crop for a resilient future

In the face of rising temperatures and a growing water crisis, India is looking to an ancient crop to play a role in the future of resilient and agroecological farming.

Rehabilitating a water catchment through landscape restoration

Living Lands provides examples of how to better manage areas for farming and for water catchment rehabilitation.

Join fellow change makers on the u-lab 1x 2023 learning journey

Get ready for a paradigm-shifting journey as the u-lab 1x 2023 learning experience opens its doors. In an age of rapid change, this transformative program invites forward-thinkers, change makers, and ...

Commonland brings young people together for systems change workshop at Goed Geld Gala

On June 5th, the yearly Good Money Gala (Goed Geld Gala) organised by the National Postcode Lottery (NPL) took place, the biggest gathering in The Netherlands of charities and organizations working to ...

Commonland Annual Report 2022

Commonland Annual Report 2022

Our Annual Report looks back at the impact Commonland and partners made through holistic landscape restoration in 2022. In a world where one football pitch of soil is degraded every 5 seconds, exacerb ...

Aligning financial flows with the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework

Most financial flows contribute to nature degradation. To fulfil the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework, the financial sector must transform the way it operates. A recently published high- ...

Unearthing the hidden heroes of carbon storage

Did you know that fungi in the soil are a major carbon sink? Amidst the complex web of life beneath our feet, mycorrhizal fungi stand as unsung heroes in the battle against climate change. These remar ...

Debunking EU Nature Restoration Law Myths

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) are voting today on a major nature restoration law that is a key arm of the EU Green Deal. This law is crucial to restoring and protecting the ecosystems that ...

Europe launches new law to combat deforestation

The new European Union Deforestation Regulation sets a precedent for responsible trade practices while safeguarding our planet’s biodiversity. The European Union has taken a significant step toward ...

Commonland’s recommended summer reading 2023 

Looking to learn more about ecosystems regeneration and landscape restoration during your summer hols this year? Look no further! The Commonland team have put together a list of some of their favouri ...

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