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Chinese probe successfully maps entire Mars, sends stunning pictures
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Israel Aerospace Industries Successfully Doubles Venµs Satellite’s Expected Service Life
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China launches new batch of remote sensing satellites
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Kenya launches nationwide airborne geophysical survey
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta Tuesday launched the final report...
South Korea successfully launches home-grown Nuri space rocket
South Korea’s domestically built Nuri rocket successfully placed a...
Isro PSLV-C53 launch announced for June 30
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Friday, July 19th, 2013

Borneo Forest Degradation Impacts 80% of the Land

The Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak are global hotspots of forest loss and degradation due to timber and oil palm industries; however, the rates and patterns of change have remained poorly measured by conventional field or...

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

State of the World’s Land and Water Resources for Food and Agriculture

The State of Land and Water Resources (SOLAW) is FAO's first flagship publication on the global status of land and water resources. It is an 'advocacy' report, to be published every three to five years, and targeted...

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Fiji’s PM Calls on World Leaders to Focus on Proper Land Use

Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama has called on world leaders to focus on land use for sustainable development and poverty eradication. Commodore Bainimarama delivered a statement to the delegates of the high level United Nations meeting in New...

Friday, July 15th, 2011

Indonesia Gains a New Carbon Accounting Tool

The Reduced Deforestation and Degredation (REDD+) partnership between the governments of Norway and Indonesia are significantly increasing the understanding of the ways in which greenhouse gas emissions can be curtailed by better forest management. Now that the...

Sunday, June 26th, 2011

Satellite Images Reveal City Degradation

The State government or the Krishak Mukti Sangram Samity (KMSS) may find it hard to accept, but probing eyes in space have revealed the manner in which Guwahati’s natural landscape has been degraded by human intervention in...