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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UW research suggests more complicated connection between plankton and clouds than originally thought The Badger Herald

While humans bear much of the responsibility for climate change, one entity much smaller than humans has more impact on the environmental crisis than most realize – marine plankton. For years, scientists have understood that plankton has an impact on cloud formation. According to a item of Daily science, marine …

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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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Pakistan’s responsibility to create peaceful atmosphere, take decisive action against cross-border terrorism so far: India at UNSC

Permanent Mission of India to the UN Kajal Bhat. | Photo credit: Twitter Highlights Indian representative gave response after Pakistan Ambassador to UN Munir Akram raised Jammu and Kashmir issue Bhat, who is owned by J&K, said UN member states are aware Pakistan has “an established history and policy” of …

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Students, faculty and alumni expedition to iconic volcanic hotspot

Every day, the earth’s crust violently breaks and heals dozens of times all over the planet, although most of us will never know. This is because it usually takes place under deep water in a strip that travels around the world called the Mid-Ocean Ridge. This summer, a group 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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Unprecedented mineral found in diamond mined from the depths of the Earth’s mantle

In a major discovery, mineralogists identified an unprecedented mineral in a diamond unearthed from a mine in Botswana, Africa. Small black specks seen in diamond excavated from deep in the lithosphere, about 410 miles (660 km) below the earth’s surface, shed light on the planet’s unexplored secrets that remain hidden …

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Eggshell exoplanets: rocky worlds with ultra-thin brittle lithospheres could theoretically exist

The thickness of the fragile lithosphere – the outer part of a planetary body that fails by fracturing – plays a key role in the geological processes of that body. The properties of a planet and its host star can influence this thickness, and the potential range of these properties …

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New NASA video takes you into the atmosphere of Venus

NASA wants you to get excited about the nightmarish world next door. This spring, the agency announced it would develop two new missions to explore Venus in the early 2030s. One of them, called VERITAS (short for Venus Emissivity, Radio Science, InSAR, Topography, and Spectroscopy), would be in orbit around …

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