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A bird bathing in a fountain (source: Timothy Kindrachuk, Unsplash)
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Florencia Florido

What are climate shelters?

Climate shelters are a natural or urban area that offers benign environmental conditions to protect against an unfavorable context. The conditions of each climatic shelter determine whether they benefit one species or another – including humans – depending on the needs of each one.

Image taken by Copernicus on 14 June. It shows the land surface temperature in a scale of warm colours; the darker the colour, the higher the temperature.
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Veronica Couto Antelo

Trees are a must for the cities of the future

A few days ago, the Copernicus Earth observation programme published a hair-raising satellite image. It shows the land surface temperature in some parts of Spain

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Angela Justamante

What is IPBES?

iodiversity loss is undeniable, but at what rate? Why? How does it affect us? And what can we do? The Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has been answering these questions since its creation in 2012.

Main image from the second report of the IPCC Sixth Assessment Cycle. Illustration author: Changing, Alisa Singer, www.environmentalgraphiti.org, IPCC.
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Angela Justamante

What is the IPCC?

In this post, we explain everything you need to know about the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and its latest reports.

“Concordia” research station in Antarctica (ESA/IPEV/PNRA). Credits: Carmen Possnig
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Florencia Florido

Science Diplomacy: speak ‘science’ and enter

Science Diplomacy is a new discipline that combines science, technology and international relations to meet global agendas and promote understanding.

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