NASA has selected a space-based instrument under its Earth Venture Instrument (EVI) portfolio that will make observations of coastal waters to help protect ecosystem sustainability, improve resource management, and enhance economic activity.
Melting of Antarctica’s ice sheet responsible for 20 to 25 percent of global sea level rise – Says study
The melting of Antarctica’s ice sheet is currently responsible for 20 to 25 percent of global sea level rise, according to the study, titled “Slowdown in Antarctic Mass Loss from Solid Earth and Sea-Level Feedback.”
Limiting global warming to 1.5°C would require rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society, the IPCC said in a new assessment.
Peru’s permanent Representative to the united Nations, Gustavo Meza-Cuadra, said today that the United Nations is fundamental for a “peaceful and sustainable” future in Peru, the region and beyond. Enduring such challenges, he said in his address to the General… Read More ›
The death toll is expected to continue to rise over the next few days and weeks, as emergency teams search through the debris and mud.
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday instructed the Foreign Ministry to send aid to Sierra Leone, after the devastating landslide that killed more than three hundred people in the capital. Netanyahu instructs Foreign Ministry to send medicine, clean water,… Read More ›
Hundreds of people are reported dead after a hillside in the Regent area collapsed early on Monday following heavy rains, leaving many houses covered in mud. Torrential rain fall which started in the early hours of 4:30 am in Sierra… Read More ›