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Isro’s PSLV-C53 places three satellites in orbit
The four-stage, 44.4m tall PSLV-C53 rocket that blasted off...
Chinese probe successfully maps entire Mars, sends stunning pictures
China's Tianwen-1 orbiter has mapped the entire of Mars,...
Israel Aerospace Industries Successfully Doubles Venµs Satellite’s Expected Service Life
Venµs changed altitude in space and will carry out...
South Korea launches KASS satellite to augment GPS
South Korea has successfully launched a precision aviation satellite...
China launches new batch of remote sensing satellites
XICHANG, June 23 (Xinhua) -- China successfully launched three...
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
The mission faced multiple initial delays, but was eventually...
Strong progress being made on the UK’s Geospatial Strategy
Annual plan published shows the Geospatial Commission’s progress on...
Israel Deploys Medicine Data-Map Skills to Avert Food Crisis
Even before the first wave of Covid-19 swept through...

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Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

China Catches Industrial Polluters With Drone Missions

China is turning to aerial drones to monitor pollution, with its biggest mission to date finding illegal emissions by some of the largest industrial companies in the country’s northern provinces. A unit of Hebei Iron & Steel...

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

Satellite Observes Progressive Development of Air Pollution Crisis in China

In mid-October 2013, cold air heralding the advent of winter swept down from Siberia into northern China. The timing of this cold wave was particularly bad for the air quality in the country, as it coincided with...

Sunday, May 6th, 2012

South Korea Approves Emissions Trading Scheme

South Korea's parliament has approved a long-delayed bill to start trading carbon dioxide emissions in 2015, joining the vanguard of countries battling climate change. The legislation approved late Wednesday means it will become one of the first...

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

Clark Labs Releases New Video Demonstrating REDD Deforestation Modeling with Land Change Modeler in IDRISI Selva

Clark Labs of Clark University is pleased to announce that a new video has been added to the video series on its website. This latest video, entitled REDD Deforestation Modeling with Land Change Modeler in IDRISI, introduces...

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

Paper: Mainstreaming Pakistan for REDD+: The Way Forward to Readiness Phase”

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has provided a platform to the international community to negotiate and take measures for climate change mitigation. REDD+ is emerged as an incentive based mitigation mechanism to address the...

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Libelium Announces Vehicle Traffic Monitoring Platform

 Libelium announces the launch of the new Vehicle Traffic Monitoring Platform as part of its Smart Cities solution. The platform is capable of sensing the flow of Bluetooth devices in...

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...

Monday, June 13th, 2011

Indonesia Imposes Forest Cutting Ban for Two Years

Indonesia has banned cutting down peatland and primary forests for two years Friday in a financial deal with Norway that officials say will protect half of the remaining forests in the tropical archipelago. The deal that was signed...

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

‘No One Country’ Can Save the Reef

Julia Gillard's key climate-change adviser, Will Steffen, has warned that nothing short of securing an effective global agreement to tackle climate change can save the reef, while one of the world's leading reef scientists, Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, has...

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

ECOS Reviews Proposed ‘Carbon Farming Initiative’

The CFI aims to enable Australian farmers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and generate tradeable carbon credits. The agricultural sector accounts for over a quarter of the nation’s total annual greenhouse gas emissions. It also offers significant opportunities...