Biosphere

Green hypocrisy hurts the poorest

About half a century ago, rising energy prices devastated Western economies, helping to make Middle Eastern autocrats incredibly wealthy while sustaining the slowly disintegrating Soviet empire. Today, the world is once again reeling from soaring energy prices; but this time the wound is self-inflicted – a product of misguided policies …

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One Ocean Summit: UNESCO calls on countries to include ocean education in school curricula by 2025

On the occasion of the One Ocean Summit taking place in Brest, France, UNESCO announced that it had set itself the objective of including ocean education in the school curricula of its 193 States. members by 2025. To achieve this objective, the United Nations agency provides public decision-makers with a …

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Arizona is home to 2 charming American cities, according to the list

PHOENIX – Arizona is full of beautiful places and impressive cities. People flock to the Grand Canyon State from around the world to see all the wonders Arizona has to offer. Many who visit Arizona describe the state as beautiful, breathtaking, and serene. But what about charm? Apparently, that’s also …

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TerraPulse launches the world’s first 10-meter resolution forest monitoring platform

TerraPulse launches the world’s first 10-meter resolution forest monitoring platform Press release From: TerraPulse Posted: Tuesday February 8th 2022 TerraPulse, Inc., the green tech startup that presented the world’s first high-resolution satellite map of global tree canopy coverage in 2013, today announced that the company has again broken the record …

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A photographer’s perspective on Jordan’s many splendors

In September 2021, after more than two years without travelling, my girlfriend and I decided to take a trip to Jordan – mainly to see the ancient city of Petra. For 10 days, we traveled the country from north to south in a rental car, totaling around 760 miles. Our …

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This is Amore in Noosa | Noosa today

By Jacqueline Trewin With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, Venice in Noosa seems too good to be true, but iconic gondolier Ricardo, aka Richard Wilschke, knows how to point you in the right direction. OK, you don’t have the weathered gothic and baroque buildings, or the charm of cruising under the …

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What to listen to this week

SOMETHING OLD Most casual rock fans know that before Randy Newman was Pixar’s benevolent great-uncle, he put his old fake southern leg on some really nasty lyrics. But what was he doing before? His debut in 1968, Randy Newman, is a response, and though he’s nearing Newman’s pinnacle (on the …

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A popular literary island off the coast of Chile needs your help

This article was sponsored by Lenovo. FFor any student of literature, the mention of a shipwreck or shipwreck on a distant island is comparable to the legendary story of Robinson Crusoe. Written by English novelist Daniel Defoe, the book, although a work of fiction, feels like a real story and …

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LAUNCH OF THE MARDI GRAS 2022 THEME “OUR WORLD IS OUR FUTURE” – Island Echo

The New Carnival Company’s annual Mardi Gras Parade will return to the streets of Ryde on Saturday 9th July after a 2 year absence due to the pandemic. The 2022 launch event, held at Quay Arts on January 25, brought together more than 50 people, including councillors, teachers, artists and …

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Bi-monthly collections of “more ecological” bins

Image: Sky News Plans to reduce Douglas bin collections from weekly to bi-monthly are being put in place “to protect the environment”. This is the latest from Douglas Council which says the changes will be introduced this summer and run alongside the existing recycling scheme and a new garden waste …

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Why the 2022 Republic Day Parade is a cultural game-changer

Last year, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Uttarakhand, he announcedthat the coming decade will be the decade of the state. On the73rd Republic Day of India occasion PM Modi known for wearingsymbolic headgear of different states and cultures, on the Republic and Independence Days, wore an Uttarakhand cap. The …

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We Are Hostages to Militarism – OpEd – Eurasia Review

Are our “Departments of Defense” really defending us? Absolutely not! Their very title is a lie. The military-industrial complex sells itself by pretending to defend civilians. It justifies enormous and prohibitive budgets by this claim; but it is a fraud. For the military-industrial complex, the only objective is money and …

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Crofting is growing well, but key industry issues need attention

Patrick Krause: Crofting is doing well, but key industry issues need attention Calendar An icon of a desktop calendar. to cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across it. Caret A right-pointing solid arrow icon. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An icon of Facebook’s …

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Intentionally? Meteors deliver iron for habitability

Photo credit: NASA/Bill Dunford. Could life exist without meteors? Don’t imagine those rare blockbusters that leave huge craters and kill everything hundreds of miles away. Instead, imagine harmless shooting stars that delight astronomers, like the Geminids that adorn the December sky. The brightest of them are about the size of …

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Caltech files for permission to demolish the building and replace it with a new one – Pasadena Now

Caltech wants to demolish a one-story building on its campus at 1200 E. California Blvd. and build a new, three-story, 80,000 square foot university lab building in the same location, and is applying for a conditional use permit (CUP) from the city to make it happen. The proposed project would …

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Field Notes: Walking in a World | Lifestyles

LIZA FIELD special for the Roanoke Times “Overcoming anger with peace.” “In other countries, I can go as a tourist, but in India, I come as a pilgrim.” — Martin Luther King Jr., February 1959 As the daylight lengthens and the winter sunset lingers in fierce ruby ​​fire, the ancient …

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Burning Man opposes geothermal project – and more art news – ARTnews.com

To get Morning Links delivered to your inbox every day of the week, subscribe to our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. Header lines NOTICE OF NEWS NFT. There always seems to be some drama in the NFT space. Quentin Tarantino and Miramax argue over the director’s plan to sell NFTs from …

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Earth may have helped create alien life on several other planets, experts say

Earth may have helped produce alien life on several other planets, experts say. Long before astronauts flew into the stars, it is believed that tiny bacteria were carried 150 km into orbit by high-speed vertical winds. The microorganisms would have been trapped in space dust at hyperspeed and sent vast …

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Thaidene Nëné makes New York Times list of travelers

Thaidene Nëné National Park Reserve in the Northwest Territories is among the destinations listed in 52 Places, the New York Times 2022 compilation of world attractions to see. Each year, the newspaper selects 52 places considered to be the most attractive to potential travelers. This task has been complicated since …

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Karnataka hopes to roar again after tiger census – the New Indian Express

Express news service National wildlife agencies have hinted that Karnataka may regain its top spot among the tiger states, overtaking Madhya Pradesh. Currently, with 524 tigers, Karnataka is only two behind the MP, and since the last census in 2018, some tiger areas in the state are seeing phenomenal growth …

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The future of Ocean County, South Jersey, at stake

Candidates for an agency that could change the face of Ocean County and other parts of southern New Jersey for decades were considered before the state Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday. Governor Phil Murphy’s three nominees for the Pinelands Commission, which manages preservation and development efforts in most of the …

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Study reveals more hostile conditions on Earth as life evolves

Graph showing how UV radiation on Earth has changed over the past 2.4 billion years. Credit: Please credit: Gregory Cooke / Royal Society Open Science For long parts of the past 2.4 billion years, Earth may have been more inhospitable to life than scientists previously thought, according to new computer …

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Penang among CNN’s 22 best destinations to visit in 2022

GEORGE TOWN: Penang is on CNN’s list of the 22 best destinations to visit in 2022. He was appointed alongside Antigua and Barbuda; Bissagos Islands, Guinea-Bissau; Cape Breton, Nova Scotia; Chile; Colombo; Dijon, France; Disko Bay, Greenland; Gabon National Parks; Jordan; Lahti, Finland; and the Australian Munga-Thirri-Simpson Desert. Others in …

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New Natural Park, Progress in Waste Sorting

Dinara Natural Park Photo: Ivo Cagalj / PIXSELL ZAGREB, January 2021 – Croatia’s environmental affairs in 2021 were marked by the declaration of Dinara as the 12th natural park and the granting of UNESCO designated site status to the Mura-Drava-Danube Biosphere Reserve. On February 5, the Croatian parliament unanimously passed …

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Brexit decision: was it good or bad for North Devon?

Posted: 07:00 on December 29, 2021 Tim Jones, President of the North Devon Biosphere Foundation: Evidence is starting to emerge on the real effect of the Brexit decision on a wide range of businesses in North Devon. In 2020, before the release ended, trade levels averaged 42% of our regional …

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Forestry Division Launches Freshwater Fish Study – The New Indian Express

Express news service COIMBATORE: Gudalur Forestry Division decided to hire scientists from Kerala and Tamil Nadu to study freshwater fish species in streams and lakes in Gudalur. According to forest sources, of the 43 species, including Nelissochilus wynaadensis (critically endangered) and Anguilla bengalensis (endangered) identified in Gudalur during a study …

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Conserve natural resources | Cashmere amount

Conserve natural resources We must take care of natural assets and it is the responsibility of every citizen to preserve natural resources Posted on Dec 26 2021 | Author MANSOOR SHAFI God has granted us paradise in the form of a biosphere supporting the life of flora and fauna. In …

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“Open garbage dumping attracting sloth bears to human dwellings”

Poor waste disposal in the city’s panchayats and Nilgiri municipalities attracts sloth bears to human dwellings, leading to the risk of problematic interactions with humans. In recent years, sloth bears have been observed with increasing regularity in the towns of the Nilgiri, especially Kotagiri. Due to regular interactions with humans, …

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Antarctic air bubbles indicate Earth’s oxygen thief

Share this Item You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. An unknown culprit has been removing oxygen from our atmosphere for at least 800,000 years. Analysis of air bubbles preserved in Antarctic ice for up to 1.5 million years reveals the likely suspect. “We …

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Caterpillar and butterfly – The Ukiah Daily Journal

A caterpillar is a eating machine, focused exclusively on consumption, much like a capitalist enterprise. But unlike a business, a caterpillar is a living organism, part of a larger process. At some point, it stops consuming, forms a protective chrysalis and completely dissolves, giving way to the emergence of a …

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UNESCO: PM unveils announcement certificate for BRGBO biosphere reserve

The Prime Minister, Mr. Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, proceeded this morning to the unveiling of the announcement certificate and the commemorative plaque of the new and enlarged “Black River Gorges Biosphere Reserve – Bel Ombre (BRGBO)” in the part of the UNESCO Man and Biosphere (MAB) Program. The event took place …

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European supermarkets say Brazilian beef is off the menu

A group of European supermarkets have said they will stop transporting beef imported from Brazil after a new report from Mighty Earth and Repórter Brasil linked it to deforestation in the Amazon and other critical biospheres. Sainsbury’s in the UK, Lidl in the Netherlands and Dutch retailer Alhold Delhaize were …

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9 new luxury beachfront hotels in Mexico to visit in 2022

If you’ve been dreaming of a Mexico vacation, 2022 just might be the year to book that tropical trip. New luxury resorts along Mexico’s Pacific Coast, Caribbean Sea, and the Baja Peninsula have just opened, set to open this month, or will debut next year. If you enjoy being among …

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Land conservation is essential to protect the planet

Land conservation is extremely important for the well-being of the Earth and all species that inhabit it, including humanity. The entire biosphere, or all life on earth, depends on the connections and functions of the world’s ecosystems. As the health of ecosystems declines, the health of communities, states, nations, and …

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Do not be in a hurry, if you are visiting Pachmarhi

If you are nature lover and want to explore more to satisfy your hunger, you must visit Panchmarhi in Madhya Pradesh. It is a hill station 195 km from Bhopal airport and 47 km from Pipariya station. It reports to the administration of the Pachmarhi Cantonment Council, Indian Army. As …

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Tom’s dreaming agri-hub | Noosa today

By Phil Jarratt Councilor Tom Wegener has been a dreamer his entire life, but sometimes he dreams so big he can barely contain himself. For 18 months, he has dreamed big of turnips and men in white coats, Olympic athletes and coaches in restaurants that ask only for Noosa products. …

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Newly elected president to lead the Biosphere in its second decade

Melanie Allen This followed Dr Joan Mitchell’s resignation from the AGM after 10 years of service with a heartfelt speech that encouraged the entire Biosphere team to be “confident, ambitious and generous” in their partnerships and future plans. Melanie has over two decades of experience in strategy, governance and stakeholder …

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Ochiltree becomes Ayrshire’s first biosphere community

The historic conservation village of Ochiltree has become a Biosphere Community – the fifth to be designated within the UNESCO Galloway and South Ayrshire Biosphere and the first in Ayrshire. Creating biosphere communities allows villages and towns in the region to explore what is special about their locality and the …

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November 2021: heard in outer space

Starlog 20983.XXI.B.332.41.C More than 4,500 extraterrestrial vessels recorded around Saturn, chatter captured, decryption … So, son, now you will understand why I brought you here on Cosmic Tours for your tenth birthday. Now what you are going to see and hear will make you laugh but it is not funny, …

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A visit to the Wilson Botanical Gardens in Costa Rica:

Around every corner you will find such beauty in Costa Rica. This is what draws so many of us to this special land, the jungles, the towering lush trees, the colorful flowers and foliage, and its natural beauty. The Wilson Botanical Garden holds all of this magic in its breathtaking …

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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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The Gabonese experience on the future of climate finance

Today, at a time when climate change has become unmistakably apparent, more businesses and governments are committing to become carbon neutral, net zero and carbon positive. The African Conservation Development Group (ACDG) is one of the companies working to preserve and market the Gabonese rainforest. With their current 50-year logging …

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Climate change will kill national sovereignty as we know it

REUTERS As WE collectively rush into the era of climate change, international relations as we have known them for almost four centuries will change beyond recognition. This change is probably inevitable, and maybe even necessary. But it will also cause new conflicts, and therefore wars and suffering. Since the Peace …

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How can we share our divided world

Human ingenuity has created an integrated global economy, weapons of mass destruction and threats to the biosphere on which we rely. Yet human nature remains that of an instinctively tribal primate. This contradiction becomes more prominent than before, as the interdependence deepens and the rivalry between the superpowers intensifies. This …

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Protesters plan to block an intersection in Vancouver today

The activists plan to “lock themselves in a facility, risking arrest” for their grand finale of the October rebellion. A group of protesters calling on the BC government to take urgent action on the climate emergency will hold its “grand finale” by blocking one of Vancouver’s main thoroughfares before Halloween …

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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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