Biosphere

EU Delegation and Ministry of Agriculture announce launch of support projects for Tonlé Sap fishing community and coastal provinces

Four EU-funded projects to support fishing communities in 10 Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserves and Coastal Provinces have been officially launched. The EU Delegation in Cambodia and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) officially announced the launch of the four EU-funded projects on October 27. The announcement was made …

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Sustainable IOT thanks to the “less is more” approach

Dharmesh Goshalia. Connecting the world through dedicated communication devices and IOT networks is already a large, expansive and rapidly changing industry. With billions of connected devices around the world, you can imagine the importance and need for stable and reliable networks that cross borders and have an international footprint. However, …

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American Airlines will resume its flights in Martinique

American Airlines flights between Martinique and the United States will resume on November 6, announced Bénédicte di Geronimo, the country’s Minister of Tourism. Departures between Miami International Airport and Aimé Césaire International Airport in Fort de France will initially depart on Saturdays before being extended to three times a week …

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CUK Botany Department Holds Conference on “Rethinking the – Reader of Kashmir”

Reconstruction – Step by step towards the environment, sustainability and ecosystem services ” Ganderbal: Department of Botany, Central University of Kashmir (CUK) hosted an online guest lecture on “Rethinking Rebuilding-Stepping Towards Environment, Sustainability & Ecosystem Services” by Professor Mohammad Latif Khan, Director of Academic Affairs, Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya.In his …

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Star Trek Post-Capitalist Society | James mcgrath

An excellent quote from an article by Usha Alexander on the near-utopian vision of Star Trek and the importance of imagining alternatives to capitalism if we are to make progress in the real world. The world of Star Trek is so widely appealing, I think, because it presents us with …

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Nilgiris’ production company Aadhimalai Pazhangudiyinar wins Ecuador Prize 2021

UDHAGAMANDALAM: The Aadhimalai Pazhangudiyinar Producer Company Limited in the Nilgiris has received the prestigious 2021 Equator Prize from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). “This cooperative of 1,700 shareholders, managed and managed entirely by indigenous peoples of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, improves the livelihoods of villagers by supporting the sustainable …

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What’s open and closed in Montreal this Thanksgiving

MONTREAL – Here is a partial list of what is open and closed in Montreal for Thanksgiving. OPEN Public markets, such as Atwater, Jean-Talon and Maisonneuve; Swimming pools, sports centers, libraries and other cultural sites can operate on a vacation schedule. Visit your borough’s website for more information. Eco-centers, from …

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Voice Against Teesta Hydroelectric projects gain momentum

Source: Sikkim Express The Lepchas of Dzongu in northern Sikkim have resumed their protests against the construction of mega hydropower projects on the Teesta River. Hundreds of people gathered in Namprikdang to demonstrate their strong opposition to the 520 Mw Teesta Stage-IV power project and the 300 Mw Panan power …

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Magical country walk | Noosa today

By Lisa Marshall The annual Great Noosa Country Trail Walk took place over the long weekend October 2-4 in the beautiful Noosa hinterland. This unique event, recently renamed the Noosa Biosphere Trail, took walkers through the countryside on the Noosa trail system, starting at Lake McDonald in Cooroy and ending …

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Floating exoplanets with underground oceans could support life

Dr Manasvi Lingam of the Department of Aerospace, Physics and Space Sciences at the Florida Institute of Technology and Professor Avi Loeb of Harvard University studied how life could survive on floating or rogue planets – mass interstellar objects. planetary without a host planetary system – via oceans strewn under …

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Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit: Weekly Trip

Defined by charming beaches and surrounded by the Sierra Madre Mountains, Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit offer a glimpse of authentic Mexico. A perfect tropical climate With an annual average temperature of 77 ° F, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, and Riviera Nayarit, Nayarit, are vacationers’ dreams. With over 330 days of …

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Tourism is Guizhou’s development trend

TONGREN, China, Sept. 29, 2021 / PRNewswire / – On Mount Fanjing, clouds envelop the peaks and the clear winds of the current between the mountains. At the foot of Fanjing Mountain, hot springs spring up to nourish people’s bodies and minds. History and culture have shaped unique ancient towns …

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The role of Biosphere partners |

UNESCO Biosphere’s Breeshey Kermode (middle) presents certificate to Jennie Bronte-Hearne and Chris Till Print and digital download photos available Jo Overty, Project Manager, UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man In the latest in a series of articles on the UNESCO Biosphere on the Isle of Man, we take a look at …

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The first world reserve of the 5 nations stretches for 435 miles in Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Hungary and Serbia: “Amazon of Europe”

Peter Valic, CC license The “European Amazon”, a victory for nature for 12 years, has finally become a UNESCO cross-border biosphere reserve covering five nations. Protecting the valuable and vulnerable river and estuarine ecosystems of the Danube, Mura and Drava rivers, the reserve spans Croatia, Serbia, Hungary, Austria and Slovenia. …

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Osijek celebrates International Drava River Day with rich program

© Mario Đurkić / Solutions Horizont September 25, 2021 – Osijek celebrated International Drava River Day on Friday, with many events that both entertained and educated locals about the importance of the Drava ecosystem. City of Osijek, Public Institution for Environmental Protection of Osijek-Baranja County, Osijek Tourist Board, Osijek-Baranja Tourist …

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For the record, September 24, 2021

Lauren Genova, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, is co-editor of Teach gradually: practical pedagogy and classroom strategies for graduate students by graduate students, published by Stylus Publishing, LLC. It is the first book of its kind to be written exclusively by graduate students themselves. Written for graduate student instructors …

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Silent Earth by Dave Goulson – a plea for pollinators

Updates to scientific books Sign up for myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about the latest science books. I sit in my garden admiring a myriad of insects, butterflies and bumblebees swirling around the blooming buddleia. The swallows directly above your head are always singing, and while …

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Top 10 largest forests in the world: full list here

Forests are said to be the lungs of planet Earth and cover nearly 31% of the land mass or its surface. Yet this is not enough. The United Nations has repeatedly reminded us that due to climate change and human interference, forests have fallen under the status of danger. However, …

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Oyster report approved, funding held

By Margaret Maccoll A 4-3 board majority approved the second annual report of the Noosa River Oyster Ecosystem Restoration Project last Thursday. However, Council Managing Director Brett De Chastel confirmed that its approval would not meet the criteria for a Council funding payment that would require state government approval of …

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Efforts to create the Thar Biosphere Reserve intensify

UNESCO assured to provide funds and technical assistance to protect rare wildlife in the region The exercise to establish a much-anticipated biosphere reserve in the Thar Desert in western Rajasthan has intensified with the support of UNESCO, which has provided funding and technical assistance for protect the region’s rare wildlife. …

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Howe Sound becomes the last UNESCO biosphere region in Canada

The tl ‘kThe a7tsem / Howe Sound area is known for its indigenous culture, biodiversity and distinct geography and has been named a UNESCO Biosphere Region. According to International Coordinating Council for the Man and the Biosphere Program, jurisdictions around the world face the profound impacts of habitat loss and …

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Secret lives of corn plants: filmed “on camera”

The secret life of corn plants: filmed “on camera” Corn is a seemingly simple plant, but underground it has a very complicated life. When scientists develop environmental and climate computer models, they take into account a wide variety of processes, such as photosynthesis, respiration rates, soil conditions, carbon distribution, nutrient …

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Exhibitions link art to research

Artistic collaborations between flying foxes and humans, live sound streams from the Amazon rainforest, and stories from the traditional keepers of K’gari (Fraser Island) are among the various works currently on display in two new exhibitions at USC Art. Gallery. Sites of Connection features work by Leah Barclay, Bloom Collective, …

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ASEAN-Korea Center to present virtual trip to ASEAN countries

“ASEAN Familiarization Tour” in Brunei (ASEAN-Korea Center) The ASEAN-Korea Center organized a virtual “ASEAN Familiarization Tour” to strengthen ASEAN-Korea tourism cooperation. Ulu Temburong National Park in Temburong, Brunei (ASEAN-Korea Center) The tour, which allows Korean travel journalists and social media influencers to explore tourist destinations in ASEAN member states, went …

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Beach mats improve access for wheelchair and scooter users

New beach mats have been introduced on Dublin’s Dollymount Strand to provide better access for wheelchair and scooter users to the North Bull Island Nature Reserve and other beach areas. The specially designed mats stretch 125 meters across the beach from the end of Causeway Road and will provide greater …

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DCDL Offers Home COVID-19 Test Kits

Earlier this year, the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) purchased two million COVID-19 home test kits in a bid to make these rapid test kits available and accessible in every county in Ohio . The ODH worked with the Ohio Library Council (OLC) to increase its reach, and public libraries …

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Give your opinion on the direction of Noosa’s economy

The board reviews Noosa’s local economic strategy to ensure it remains focused and current and seeks input from the community. Mayor Clare Stewart said the world has changed dramatically since the strategy was adopted five years ago. “We have to make sure that these long term plans stay up to …

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5 breathtaking flower valleys in India we bet you didn’t know

New Delhi: The country we live in never ceases to amaze me. From picturesque locations, breathtaking beaches, picturesque mountains to captivating flower-filled valleys, India is nothing less than a travelers’ paradise!Also Read – Uttarakhand Valley of Flowers Opens to Tourists: Timetables, Covid Guidelines, etc. If you’re someone who loves the …

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Will God put out the fires?

The deadlock on efforts to reverse global warming needs the scientific community and the religious community to work together. (John Hendricks | Oregon State Fire Marshal’s Office via The New York Times) Photo provided shows flames and smoke from the Bootleg fire in southern Oregon, July 14, 2021 Floods swept …

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Walhi calls on government to respect UNESCO’s concern over Komodo National Park

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – East Nusa Tenggara Indonesian Environment Forum (Walhi) Executive Director Umbu Wulang called on the government to respect UNESCO’s concern about the Komodo National Park development project. UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) had previously called for the island’s tourism development project to be stopped …

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North Devon Biosphere Launches Nature Restoration Declaration

The North Devon Biosphere has launched an ambitious new nature recovery plan as a contribution to tackling the ecological emergency here in North Devon, aligning with the government’s 25-year environmental plan and l Prime Minister’s pledge to protect 30% of UK land by 2030.. Join the individuals, organizations, councils and …

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Even Noah would be amazed

A feature-length BBC News television report from July 16, 2021, titled “Catastrophic flooding across Western Europe as politicians blame climate change”, showed the devastation caused by the massive and rapid flooding in the region. Western Europe at the confluence of the borders of Germany, Belgium, France and Luxembourg during the …

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Space rice fuels new space race: China is getting serious

In two quick swipes, China has shown that it takes its space agriculture projects very seriously. After harvesting its first batch of “space rice” that went to the moon, China is also distributing lunar soil samples to research institutes to assess lunar habitability. The return capsule of the Chinese probe …

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FG requests UN assistance on environmental challenges

Minister of the Environment Mohammad Abubakar Michel Olugbode The federal government has pleaded with the United Nations and its agencies to support the country in its many environmental challenges. Environment Minister Dr Mohammad Abubakar made this plea yesterday during a courtesy visit to the ministry by United Nations Under-Secretary-General Amina …

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Positive nature by 2030: a major global goal for nature

The dangerous and the aggravation the decline in biodiversity is well documented – we know we are destroying natural systems faster than they can replenish themselves. Yet we depend entirely on nature for human health, well-being and prosperity. The recent ‘Dasgupta Review’ on the Global Biodiversity Economy – commissioned by …

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The Valley of Flowers is now open to tourists

The very famous Valley of Flowers of Uttarakhand is now open to tourists. The magnificent site is a UNESCO World Heritage Site; it typically opens to tourism on June 1 of each year and has been delayed this year due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Uttarakhand had imposed a curfew in …

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Page not found – KVOA

Page not found – KVOA tornado hurricane strong thunderstorms Winter Mix Freezing Rain freezing drizzle light rain rain rain snow blowing snow melted snow fog wind cloudy mostly cloudy night partly cloudy night Partly cloudy clear night Sun mostly-clear-night Quite sunny Isolated thunderstorms scattered thunderstorms heavy rain scattered snow lots …

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Sweet Summer Staycation: 5 Ideas for Edmonton and the Area

With all of the COVID-19 restrictions now lifted in our province, children out of school, and vacations underway or imminent, we’re sharing a list of things that could help you plan your summer. Fort Edmonton Park After some major renovations, Fort Edmonton Park is once again welcoming visitors. One of …

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Fonatur withheld negative information about Maya Train

The National Tourism Promotion Fund (Fonatur) withheld critical information about the US $ 8 billion Maya Train when it requested funding for the project from the Federal Ministry of Finance (SHCP). The newspaper the universal reported Monday that Fonatur, which manages the construction of the 1,500-kilometer tourist and freight railway …

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Top 10 national parks in Germany

For centuries, the epic beauty of German landscapes has inspired artists and writers towards the lyrical and the deep. The country’s national parks showcase some of its most incredible and diverse outdoor spaces. These vast and varied landscapes are protected to varying degrees by 105 natural parks, 15 biosphere reserves …

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RMNH online nature study program ends

Regional museum of natural history, Bhopal is organizing an online nature study program (Green Teens) from June 14 to 25, 2021. Thursday in the eighth and final session of the program. Manik Lal Gupta, scientist -C and museum program coordinator gave information on the protected area and major mammal wildlife …

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Adopt the circular economy in cooling technologies

It is essential to move towards the opportunities of the circular economy with the practice of the three “Rs”: reuse, reduce, recycle The need for thermal comfort will be inevitable in the coming weeks, as the mercury is expected to burn the last 40 degrees Celsius in the main towns …

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Space agencies learn how to farm on Mars and the Moon

The German Aerospace Center (DLR) is one of the space agencies working on automated agricultural and AI techniques for the coming era of interplanetary human colonies. DLR Whether it is from continent to continent or from coast to coast, people have always traveled widely with plants. Traveling far from Earth …

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‘Miraculous’ mosquito hack cuts dengue fever by 77%

Just as mosquitoes and the diseases they carry plague tropical societies, exploiting the mosquito society’s own plague, Wolbachia bacteria, helps Indonesia fight dengue fever. Scientists creating an epidemic of Wolbachia among mosquitoes in Indonesia dropped dengue infection rates by 77%, opening new doors in the potential control of mosquito-borne epidemics. …

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National estuary network helps fuel local economies, study finds

A recently published study, commissioned by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and The Pew Charitable Trusts, offers insight into the important contributions the National Estuarine Research Reserve System (NERRS) makes to local economies. Eastern Research Group Inc.’s analysis looked at just four of the system’s 29 reserves – …

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‘What a year’, says outgoing mayor of Machynlleth | New

Cllr Jeremy Paige, Cllr Tony Jones and Cllr Richie Gaskell Print and digital download photos available Machynlleth City Council welcomed a new mayor and deputy mayor. At the annual general meeting on May 24, Machynlleth city council voted for the next mayor and deputy mayor. Cllr Richie Gaskell was replaced …

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Vietnam’s southernmost province attracts tourists | Trip

Tourists learn about the magrove forest ecosystem in Ca Mau (Photo: VNA) City HCM (VNA) – House for beautiful virgin sites and historical and cultural values Throughout more than 300 years of its formation and development, the southernmost province of Ca Mau offers a range of interesting experiences for visitors …

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Sustainable management of natural resources “key to …

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih said that the exercise of sustainable management of the Maldives’ natural resources “is the key to safeguarding [the] environment for posterity “. The president said this in his speech on World Environment Day on Saturday, highlighting the importance of preserving the Maldives’ natural ecosystems and sustaining …

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Reinvent. Recreate. Restore

The world is witnessing rapid changes in environmental conditions across the world. The “extremes” we witnessed demonstrate the appalling scenario we have entered into. No region or part of it has been immune to these changing signatures of the environment in which we live. The costs of new age “industrial …

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Eliminate the brutal colonizers

Invasive species are one of the greatest threats to biodiversity and human well-being, but are they invincible? Through Ramesh Venkataraman June 14, 2021 Before — A forest patch completely covered with Lantana camara before restoration, with virtually no native vegetationPhotographs: Ramesh Venkataraman Ramesh Venkataraman June 03, 2021 00:00 IST Eliminate …

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An NGO denounces illegal fishing in 7 protected areas

Illegal fishing in seven protected areas endangers endangered species, revealed a US NGO. Oceana study shows that at least 236 Mexican vessels have encroached on marine protected areas and fishing refuge areas since 2012, endangering species of turtles, sharks, fish and other marine life , and that 10% of all …

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Building the Arch – Architecture

In the middle of my life, I wake up to find myself in a techno-dystopia, with no idea where my own path has gone. I have a muse, but no mentor to guide me through all the circles of this labyrinth, this global metropolis that I have managed to avoid …

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5 satellite images that show how our planet is changing

Satellite images can provide vital information on how our planet is changing and responding to global warming. They can measure changes in sea level up to a milliliter or the temperature of the land and the ocean, so scientists can do a “health check.” Below are 5 eye-opening satellite images …

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