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January 24, 2020 by [email protected]

Ireland’s Strategy for Partnership with Small Island Developing States (SIDS) makes the commitment to establish an annual number of awards to SIDS professionals for postgraduate study in Irish higher education institutions in courses relevant to addressing climate change and its associated challe

January 24, 2020 by [email protected]

A type of shark that has long captivated scientists and divers for its preferred mode of underwater travel — walking — just got even more interesting.

January 24, 2020 by [email protected]

World leaders and business chiefs meeting in Davos this week will be confronted for the first time with an agenda on which the climate and ecological crises take top billing.

January 24, 2020 by [email protected]

British naturalist Sir David Attenborough says the "moment of crisis" has come in the fight against climate change, warning that governments' targets for decades in the future were not enough to save the planet. Noting the destruction being caused by Australia's current wave of bushfires, he crit

January 24, 2020 by [email protected]

Indigenous communities and archaeologists fear thousands of historic Aboriginal sites and artefacts have been damaged — or destroyed — by fires that have ravaged Australia. These places are essential for understanding the movement of people in Australia and hold huge value for Indigenous groups.

January 23, 2020 by [email protected]

Two artificial reefs made from about 3000 tyres will be removed from Guam's Cocos Lagoon. The Pacific Daily News reports the tyre reefs were created 50 years ago in the hope of increasing fish stocks.

January 23, 2020 by [email protected]

The United States Mint has released the final designs for the America the Beautiful Quarters program, and one of the designs depicts a Samoan fruit bat hanging in a tree with her pup...It is being released to honor the National Park of American Samoa.

January 23, 2020 by [email protected]

Celebrated annually on 2 February, World Wetlands Day (WWD) marks marking the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands on February 2, 1971 in the Iranian city of Ramsar. World Wetlands Day aims to raise global awareness about the vital role of wetlands for people and planet.

January 23, 2020 by [email protected]

More than one-third of the world’s remaining pristine forests, known as intact forest landscapes, exist within land that’s either managed or owned by indigenous peoples, a new study has found. The study, published Jan.

January 23, 2020 by [email protected]

A restored and carefully managed wetland on the Chinese coast is a much larger carbon sink than a natural marsh nearby. Since 1970, 35% of global wetland habitat has disappeared, largely owing to human activity.

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