Biosphere

Giant panda spotted gorging on meat in Chinese nature reserve

Do pandas eat meat? New footage from China shows a person munching on flesh. Among other things, pandas are famous for their diet. The giant, round panda, native to south-central China, is a folivore, although belonging to the order of carnivores. Bamboo shoots and leaves make up 99% of their …

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Nature says pay me now or pay me later

In the grand scheme of things, where do we stand as humans? Are we destined to become a small point on the timeline of the universe? Five mass extinction events have occurred over the eons. We shouldn’t fool ourselves into thinking that another extinction cannot happen. So why are we …

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Presentation of the works of Vik Muniz for the 50th anniversary of the MAB program – India Education | Latest Education News | Global educational news

On November 17, 2021, UNESCO celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Program “It’s about Life! On this occasion, our UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, Vik Muniz went to Paris to present his book “Wild Flowers, Summer 1915 after Tom Thomson, 2021” developed specifically for the anniversary of …

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Jacobs Engineering: Understanding the Main Findings of the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has started publishing its Sixth Assessment Report (AR6)on the drivers and potential impacts of climate change and the ways in which human societies may respond. The report highlights the scale of the challenge we face in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and mitigating the …

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Mexican opposition pushes back rules to speed up public projects

The Mexican opposition has denounced rules that would allow President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to bypass regulatory hurdles to approve controversial public projects, calling them unconstitutional and vowing to press charges. Rules published in the Government Gazette require that projects considered by the government to be in the public interest …

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Greening capital starts in PH

Sustainable investing has been one of the fastest growing trends in global markets over the past two years. Investors need to understand how investment analysis plays a role in calling for sustainability in the markets. Fundamental analysis makes it possible to estimate the value of a company in terms of …

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Top 7 places to visit in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula

Share the article Last update 27 minutes ago Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula is a sublime southeastern coastal region renowned for its surprisingly beautiful sands lapped by the Caribbean, historic ruins of ancient civilizations, and fabulous climate. Here are seven reasons you’ll love it. Riviera maya The Riviera Maya stretches south from …

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New report focuses on building a sustainable economy in southwestern Alberta

A report on sustainable economic growth, produced by the Canadian social science company Stormy Lake Consulting in partnership with the non-profit environmental initiative Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation, or Y2Y, will present local First Nations’ policy plans and comments from residents of southwestern Alberta communities. The report will examine how sustainable …

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Policies and People | How a young conservationist saves river turtles

Today is the 50th anniversary of the Unesco Program on Man and the Biosphere (MAB). Established in 1971 as an intergovernmental science program, MAB pioneered the idea of ​​biodiversity conservation and sustainable development. MAB’s 50th anniversary gave me the perfect opportunity to meet Arunima Singh, a 31-year-old environmentalist, recipient of …

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Biosphere 2 to add life to LEO

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) – Recently, the National Science Foundation awarded Biosphere 2’s Landscape Evolution Observatory with a $ 3.5 million grant to study the growth of life in certain landscapes, in particular those affected by fires or volcanic eruptions. The Landscape Evolution Observatory or LEO is the world’s largest laboratory …

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