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SD Bulletin 74

Send date: 2015-10-09 15:39:45


SD bulletin 74
EUCLID Project Launched in September 2015
VIU_TEN Center is partner in EUCLID – EU-China Lever for IPM Demonstration, a Horizon 2020 project which was launched at the Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA) in Sophia-Antipolis, France, on September 28-29. 
New Sustainable Development Goals Adopted in New York
The United Nations General Assembly discussed and approved the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) during the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit held in New York on September 25-27.
New Technology for Photovoltaic Windows
A new technology developed by a research team of the Department of Materials Science, University of Milan-Bicocca, will allow to turn windows into solar panels, providing a further tool for the realization of zero energy buildings.
Low-Cost Device for Air Quality Monitoring in Developing Countries
A ground-breaking air quality measuring device was recently presented in Nairobi by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), which is expected to cost up to 100 times less than existing solutions and could help prevent deaths from air pollution in developing countries.
A Third of all Natural World Heritage Sites is at Risk
Almost a third of all natural World Heritage Sites has the threat of oil, gas and mining exploration hanging over it, according to a new report produced by WWF & Aviva Investors and Investec Asset Management and titled Safeguarding Outstanding Natural Value.
The Growing Impact of Plastic on Marine Seabirds
A recent study conducted by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and the Imperial College London found that nearly 60 per cent of all seabird species have plastic in their gut.


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