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World water forum opens after dire UN warning

The world must race to avert disastrous loss of water supplies, Brazil's President Michel Temer told a conference Monday, after the UN said some 5.7 billion people may run short of drinking water by 2050.

dateMar 19, 2018 in Environment
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New NASA insights into the secret lives of plants

From rainforests to croplands, boreal forests to mangroves, NASA will take a new look at terrestrial vegetation across our living planet over the next two years with several unique instruments in space. The missions will ...

dateNov 20, 2017 in Environment
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Video: Developing carbon management solutions

Global consumption of fossil fuels is causing atmospheric carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases to rise to levels that threaten human and environmental sustainability. These gases warm the planet and negatively impact ...

dateJul 20, 2017 in Environment
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