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Climate change poses a significant threat to the fundamental functions of forests, which play a crucial role in maintaining ecological balance and supporting biodiversity. One of the most critical functions of forests is their capacity to absorb carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere, acting as carbon sinks. However, without adequate action to address climate change,...
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For more than 20 years, La Poste group has been working to make its activities more environmentally sustainable. Faced with the urgent need to combat climate change and the planet’s limits, all the Group’s activities are committed to an ambitious policy to reduce CO2 emissions. Many countries, including France, have committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050....
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What is Carbon Neutral? Carbon neutrality refers to a balance between emitting carbon and absorbing carbon from the atmosphere in carbon sinks. Achieving this state means that the net carbon emissions of an entity—such as an organization, government, or individual—are equal to zero. This balance is typically attained through a combination of reducing carbon emissions...
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In an 1878 report to Congress and subsequent writings, explorer and scientist John Wesley Powell called for a science-based approach to effective management of agricultural land and freshwater resources in the center of the United States. Powell, who became the second director of the U.S. Geological Survey in 1881, identified the 100th meridian as a line of...
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The Conservative Party manifesto proposes a “pragmatic and proportionate approach to net zero” with Rishi Sunak, the prime minister, promising to put “security and your family finances ahead of unaffordable eco-zealotry.” But a closer look at the proposals suggests that they are either poor (and eventually expensive) solutions for people and the climate, or suggest processes that...
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The G7 leaders are poised to assert that wealthier developing nations, including China and Saudi Arabia, should significantly increase their financial contributions to combat climate change. This stance comes in the wake of recent UN negotiations in Bonn, which failed to make substantial headway on establishing new funding targets to support poorer countries in addressing...
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The International IDEA publication on Climate Change and Deliberative Democracy: The Potential of Climate Assemblies in the Global South was just published. The publication, supported by a grant from the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) and written by Nicole Curato, Graham Smith, and Rebecca Willis, asks how climate assemblies and other deliberative practices can help...
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In a recent study published in Nature Climate Change, researchers investigated the impact of temperature exposure on children’s mental health and cognition during prenatal and early childhood periods. Their findings indicate that exposure to heat during infancy and toddlerhood and cold during pregnancy and infancy is associated with reduced myelination and maturation of white matter in children’s...
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Learn how the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and General Comment No. 26 reaffirm every child’s right to a clean, healthy, and sustainable environment – and how you can use it to advocate for lasting change. Children and young people need a healthy and clean planet to survive and thrive. Despite efforts,...
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The following students of Master of Science in Ecosystems Science and Management and  Master of Science in Forestry from the Department of Ecosystems and Conservation, College of Forestry, Wildlife and Tourism, Sokoine University of Agriculture will be awarded their degree qualifications on 23rd May 2024 as indicated below; SN Registration No Name Sex Program 1...
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