Focus
Friday, 28 June 2013 11:31

Traditional Knowledge

There is no unanimous international definition on what traditional knowledge (TK) is, even though it has become an established, widely used phrase.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 11:18

Black Carbon

Black carbon is a fine particulate matter that belongs to a group of substances known as short-lived climate forcers (SLCFs).

Black carbon, or soot, is actually the most short-lived SLCF as it remains in the atmosphere only for a matter of days or weeks, whereas methane, the longest lived SLCF has an atmospheric lifetime of around a decade.

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 14:01

Svalbard

Located between 74 and 81 degrees North and considered by most people the middle of nowhere, Svalbard is actually centrally located in the Arctic.

Thursday, 11 April 2013 08:50

World atlas of Languages

A lot of languages around the world are in danger of extinction. UNESCO has just released their Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger.

Wednesday, 03 April 2013 11:26

World Atlas of Languages

A lot of languages around the world are in danger of extinction. UNESCO has just released their Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger.

Tuesday, 05 March 2013 09:35

In what appendix does the polar bear fit?

CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) is an international agreement between governments. Its aim is to ensure that international trade in specimens



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