News tagged with sustainability

Bertha now a hurricane over Atlantic

Bertha picked up strength Monday to become the second hurricane of the Atlantic season, but the storm is not expected to make landfall on the US East Coast, forecasters said.

Aug 04, 2014
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Africa's oldest national park counts on sustainability

People living in and around Africa's oldest wildlife reserve—threatened by armed groups and oil prospectors, are pinning their hopes on sustainable development projects for energy, agriculture and tourism.

Jun 29, 2014
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Sustainable energy hub for Asia launched

The Asian Development Bank and two U.N. agencies launched a hub Wednesday to mobilize investments and innovation to bring clean energy to the Asia Pacific region, where more than 600 million people lack electricity and 1.8 ...

Jun 18, 2014
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Ex-Norwegian PM Brundtland awarded Asian 'Nobel Prize'

Former Norwegian premier Gro Harlem Brundtland was named Wednesday as the first recipient of the Tang Prize, touted as Asia's version of the Nobels, for her work as the "godmother" of sustainable development.

Jun 18, 2014
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Salmon genome sequenced

Today the International Cooperation to Sequence the Atlantic Salmon Genome (ICSASG) announced completion of a fully mapped and openly accessible salmon genome. This reference genome will provide crucial information ...

Jun 10, 2014
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Climate change at the movies

Research published in the International Journal of Sustainable Development suggests that purportedly entertaining films that feature global warming and climate change can affect public understanding. But films are often ...

Jun 03, 2014
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