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Asia space race heats up as China, Japan and India reach for the stars
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Gaganyaan: India names astronauts for maiden space flight
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Tokyo launches world’s largest projection mapping display
The world's largest projection mapping display has been launched...
China launched 6G satellite
China launched two experimental satellites into low-Earth orbit earlier...
Esri India to Train 100K Students in Geospatial Technology for Free
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Old European satellite plunges harmlessly through the atmosphere over the Pacific
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Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Scientists Study Tibet’s Collapsing Glaciers

The Journal of Glaciology recently published the first account from scientists at the Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (ITPCAS) concerning a glacier that collapsed on July 17, 2016, killing nine local...

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Can Dry Winters in Kashmir this Year be Linked with Global Climate Crisis?

There has been a significant rise of 1.45 degrees in the average temperature of Kashmir in past two decades, according to state’s department of ecology, environment and remote sensing report in 2013. Read More via I am...

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

87% of Himalayan Glaciers Stable Since 2001: Javadekar

NEW DELHI: As many as 248 of 2,018 or 12.3% of Himalayan glaciers are "retreating" while 18 are advancing, environment minister, Prakash Javadekar told the Rajya Sabha on Monday in a written reply. The minister's reply, however,...

Monday, December 14th, 2015

Climate Atlas Maps Himalayas’ Future

PARIS — International Mountain Day, coinciding with the close of the COP21 climate conference in Paris, this week, saw the launch of an atlas mapping out the impact of climate change on Asia’s five major river basins —...

Friday, February 24th, 2012

Mapping Australia’s Sea Floor

Covering nearly 71 per cent of the world and supporting nearly half of the world's species, the ocean is a mysterious and exciting world that's one of the remaining little-explored frontiers. Only a minute amount of the sea...

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Climate-smart Farming in Vietnam to Improve Practices

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the European Commission Monday announced a new 5.3 million-euro (US$7.95 million) project that helps promote climate-smart farming in Viet Nam, Malawi and Zambia. Read More

Monday, December 26th, 2011

Viet Nam Climate Response Lacks Resources

 Insufficient human resources was a major challenge for Viet Nam in responding to climate change, said head of the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry's Personnel and Organisation Department Ta Dinh Thi. Thi said that although Viet Nam launched...

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

Indonesian Workshop on Monitoring and Mgt of BMKG

Workshop Monitoring And Management which held by Organization and management section of BMKG. The event was attended by 21 participants, who came from UPT, and the Chief of Station of Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics.The event is opening...

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

Modelling Glacier Melt and Runoff in Greenland and in the Nepal Himalaya

The world’s population is projected to reach approximately 7 billion by 2012. Much of the growth will be in less economically developed countries in central Asia and South America where demands on water resources are already high...

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

UN Humanitarian Agencies on Standby As Monsoon Floods Strike Pakistan

United Nations humanitarian agencies in Pakistan are on standby after sustained rains have reportedly affected up to 750,000 people in Punjab and Sindh provinces, killing up to 25 and displacing some 50,000 others. The UN Office for...

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