Tag: Environment

Rescuers release 20 Javan slow lorises back into the wild

International Animal Rescue recently released 20 Javan slow lorises in Bandung, West Java. Javan slow lorises (Nycticebus javanicus) are protected primates and yet are heavily trafficked in the wildlife trade.

Latest ISOfocus maps global goals for sustainable development

From thematic areas like climate change and smart cities, the issue highlights how International Standards respond to global needs and help benchmark our progress against the SDGs.

Hurricanes 101 | National Geographic

Hurricanes are massive storms with deadly force. Find out how they form, and what's being done to better predict their impact.

Chameleon Is Hesitant and Indecisive | National Geographic

With 360 degree vision and amazing camouflage, it's only a matter of time before a chameleon catches its prey.

QUT launches ‘RangerBot’ the barrier reef protector drone

The crown-of-thorns starfish eats coral in mass outbreaks, causing widespread destruction on the Great Barrier Reef.

We can solve this: San Francisco leads the way

Looking to tackle climate change where you live? San Francisco is a model for every city in the nation.

ISO 50001 for Energy Management gets a boost

Reducing energy consumption and improving energy efficiency are at the forefront of the global climate change agenda.

Green space in every schoolyard: the radical plan to cool Paris

Playground oasis could benefit students and city alike, but will making them public prove too controversial in a city on high alert?

Dirty coal: health fears of a town covered in dust from disused power station

Port Augusta residents fear their health will be at risk for a third straight summer due to the flawed rehabilitation of an ash dam.

Set the Standard – ISO 14955 – Machine tools

A new series of ISO standards can help measure energy supplied and improve machine design and performance.

Experts discuss guiding principles for urban-rural linkages in Bolivia

Over 50 Bolivian and international urban and rural experts recently met in La Paz, Bolivia, drafting recommendations on how to include considerations on integrated territorial development and urban-rural linkages into National Urban Policies.

These are the Ocean’s Protected Areas – and we need more

The ocean faces many challenges, but has the extraordinary power to replenish when it is protected.

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