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World environmental change needs urgent science

Peter Griffin posted in on October 26th, 2008.

The International Council for Science (ICSU), meeting in Mozambique, is reviewing its current environmental programmes to ensure that they work together in a coordinated way. This news came out as ICSU noted that, of all the world ecosystem indicators that had been measured at the turn of the millennium, two out of three were in […]

Dr Steve Thompson’s update from the ICSU

Peter Griffin posted in on October 23rd, 2008.

by Dr Steve Thompson MOZAMBIQUE – Dr David Carlson, director of the International Polar Year programme office thinks that it has already happened. The Arctic is past its tipping point. The most visible sign is the melting sea ice, but more ominous signs are the thinning of Greenland’s ice cap and the warming of northern […]

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