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2009-12-17 09:19:12

As the UN Climate Conference in Copenhagen approaches its conclusion, negotiations are focusing on the role of forests in mitigating climate change.

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2009-12-11 12:33:22

Over 30 000 people from 190 nations are gathered at the two-week UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen.

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2009-12-04 12:40:52

More than a hundred senior managers and experts from European space industry, national agencies and ESA packed a Geneva conference room earlier this week to learn about the commercial opportunities offered by ESA's planned data relay satellite system.

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2009-11-26 13:20:00

Oceans cover nearly three-quarters of Earth's surface, yet they remain the least explored territories of our planet.

2009-11-17 12:15:00

Co-chairs from China, European Commission, South Africa, United States WASHINGTON, Nov.

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2009-09-09 10:44:15

As part of the development process for ESA’s Sentinel-3 Earth observation mission, remote-sensing experts carried out an extensive experiment campaign across southern Europe this summer.

2009-08-26 08:58:17

New research announced at the international Water in a changing climate science conference in Melbourne 24-28 August, implicates pollution from Asia, Europe and North America as a contributor to recent Australian rainfall changes.

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2009-08-25 07:30:00

ESA’s Envisat satellite captures thick clouds of smoke billowing from wildfires that have been raging through Greece and are threatening the capital, Athens.

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2009-07-23 10:05:00

ESA and EUMETSAT, the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites, signed on 20 July a Framework Agreement on the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) Program.

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2009-06-05 06:55:00

ESA Member States have unanimously voted to extend the Envisat mission through to 2013.


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