Scientists can draw very different meanings from the same data, study shows

Giving the same information to multiple scientific teams can lead to very different conclusions, a report published today in Nature shows. And that’s exactly why two researchers think scientists should share their…

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UN Climate Change Process Steps up Action on Deforestation

Kyoto’s Second Phase Emission Reductions Achievable But Greater Ambition Needed

UN Climate Change News, 17 June 2020 – A new UN Climate Change assessment shows…

Protect landscapes to protect humanity

COVID-19 is a zoonotic disease, meaning that it jumps between animals and people, and is…

Climate Action – Highlights of June Momentum for Climate Change

A series of virtual events took place 1 to 10 June to maintain momentum in the UN Climate Change process and showcase progress in climate action despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The series, dubbed the “June Momentum,” led to active exchanges…

Protection of seagrasses key to building resilience to climate change, disasters – new UN report

Seagrass meadows can be a powerful nature-based climate solution and help sustain communities hard-hit by stressors such as the COVID-19 pandemic, but these important ecosystems continue to decline. The importance of seagrasses is highlighted in a new report, Out of…

COVID-19 speeds up digitalization of African agricultural sector

When it became harder in Kenya for plant and animal health specialists to meet physically with farmers due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the two sides embraced digital agriculture services. And when farmers found it difficult to buy agri-products like seeds and…

New dates announced for UN climate change summit

The United Nations has announced new dates for the annual global climate change summit, confirming the event to be held next year as the coronavirus pandemic poses a health risk to delegates and travel restrictions could affect their participation. The…

WED2020: Join the #ForNature online conversation-Get Involved

As the world grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, it has never been more critical to take action for nature. Over 100,000 people from 193 countries have visited our site in the past weeks to participate and engage with World Environment…

Consistent Low Oil Price Portends Gloomy Future For Nigeria’s Economy-Avuru

…Investments in the Oil and Gas Sector Dwindling …Pandemic Has Led to Global Economic Meltdown …Gas as an Enabler for Domestic Energy Security …Need for Increase in Non-Oil Sector  -By Felix Douglas   The Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationist (NAPE),…

Balancing the economy while saving the planet

“A new research-based framework lets companies make informed decisions balancing economic and sustainability factors when producing biochemicals” If you make your bio-product 100% sustainable it may be way too expensive to produce. If you make it less environmentally friendly, you…

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