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2014-04-08 15:54:34

The world's biodiversity is in an ongoing dramatic decline that despite conservation efforts remains unprecedented in its speed and predicted effects on global ecosystem functioning and services.

The Importance Of Earth Observing Satellites
2012-07-17 04:35:53

Talks held at the recent biannual conference on mapping global risk ensured that leaders focused on the importance of Earth-observing satellites.

2012-06-19 23:00:14

CATHALAC has developed a first of its kind tool for the prediction of landslide hazards in Mesoamerica, in order to provide the region with much needed early warning capacities.

2012-04-05 03:54:35

Natural hazards – like earthquakes and landslides – put people and places at risk every day, but satellites are able to help improve safety and mitigate these risks.

2012-03-02 04:21:07

European companies and research organizations have created a partnership to turn a wealth of data from various Earth sciences into useful and easily accessible information. The initiative is being tested using ESA’s earthquake and volcano research.

2011-02-18 13:41:00

The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) have agreed to formally explore strengthening their cooperation in areas of common interest. WASHINGTON, Feb.

2011-02-18 12:46:12

Biodiversity loss is a growing concern.

2010-12-13 14:07:16

The climate summit in Cancun, Mexico, last week agreed a package that will set up a new green climate fund for adapting to climate change, transferring technology to developing countries and reducing emissions by avoiding deforestation and forest degradation.

2010-12-02 14:06:31

Although finding a successor to the Kyoto Protocol is a major item on the agenda at the 2010 UN Climate Change Conference in Cancun, Mexico, delegates are also working hard to establish an international climate monitoring system.

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2010-10-06 13:09:07

A unique partnership between NASA and agencies in Africa and Europe has sent more than 30 terabytes of free Earth science satellite data to South African researchers to support sustainable development and environmental applications in Africa.


Word of the Day
abactinal
  • Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal.
The word 'abactinal' comes from a Greek root meaning 'ray' and a Latin prefix meaning 'away'.
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