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Rio+20 agreement addresses disaster risk reduction

The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) - also known as Rio+20 - was helf from20 to 22 June 2012 .

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Thu, 28/06/2012 - 12:10

UNISDR counts the cost of 20 years of inaction

Margareta Wahlström, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction, addressed UN Member States, urging them to face the consequences of the economic and

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Wed, 13/06/2012 - 16:22
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UNOOSA organizes Rio+20 side event

On 20-22 June 2012 world leaders, along with thousands of participants from governments, the private sector, NGOs and other groups, will come together to shape how we can reduce poverty, advance so

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Thu, 17/05/2012 - 11:54

International Workshop on Drought Monitoring, Assessing and Planning under Global Climate Change

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Sun, 03/06/2012
Venue City: 
Beijing
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Date: 
04/06/2012 - 05/06/2012
Venue: 
Beijing Normal University
Event Organisers: 

Beijing Normal University

Co-organisers: 

UN-SPIDER, U.S. National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC), International Center for Drought Risk Reduction (ICDRR) and University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Language of event: 
English

UN-SPIDER is one of the sponsor of the "International Workshop on Drought Monitoring, Assessing and Planning under Global Climate Change" which will be held in June 3-5, 2012 in Beijing,

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Satellites reveal thawing permafrost

Satellites like ESA's Envisat can see indications for thawing permafrost in land surfaces at northern latitudes.

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Tue, 27/03/2012 - 11:00

Remote sensing project to track and predict climate change

Remote sensing can be a valuable tool in tracking and monitoring the international impact of climate change.

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Mon, 12/03/2012 - 11:48

Space solutions for the Arctic

Policy, solutions and funding for new initiatives: ESA is joining forces at two events with decision-makers, universities, industry and users to map how space services can contribute to emerging ch

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Thu, 23/02/2012 - 16:24
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Vietnam to launch earth-monitoring satellites

Japanese experts are to help Vietnam build its first earth-observation satellites in an effort to help the South-East Asian country plan for the effects of climate change and natural disasters.

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Tue, 17/01/2012 - 10:35
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Her Royal Highness Princess Euphelma Choden Wangchuck encourages secondary high school children of Thimphu to use modern geospatial tools

Her Royal Highness Princess Euphelma Choden Wangchuck inspired some secondary high school children from in and around Thimphu to learn about and understand climate change issues through interactive

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Thu, 17/11/2011 - 18:19
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Global Environmental Change – Challenges and Innovations

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Venue City: 
East Coast Road (ECR), Chennai
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Date: 
21/02/2012 - 24/02/2012
Venue: 
Beach Hotel (tbc)
Venue Country: 
India
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Department of Applied Geology, University of Madras, India

 

Language of event: 
English

Human induced impacts especially rapid urbanization and the growth of world population are some of the contributing factors for global environmental change.

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