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Nature  

18 Oct 2018
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Forests in Cities

The trend to integrate trees in the urban fabric of cities and wood in architectural structures is growing rapidly. This photo essay highlights some of the latest buildings being built with timber and the tallest examples of design plans to reach above 300 meters in different cities around the world. From London to Toronto to […]

Nature  

18 Oct 2018
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Mapping Forests

The CAO is equipped with the world’s most advanced passive-active remote sensing package. Known as the Airborne Taxonomic Mapping System, or AToMS, this system integrates a high-fidelity Visible to Shortwave Infrared (VSWIR; 400-2500 nm) imaging spectrometer with a dual-laser, full waveform Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) sensor that is capable of collecting 3-dimensional ecosystem data […]

Water  

19 Sep 2018
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Mediterranean shores

Living by the sea evokes the wander lust and a more laissez-faire lifestyle of going with the flow of the waves coming in and out. Fishing, loitering, meandering along the shores of the Mediterranean – this shared space so full of culture and history, so full of potential for sustainable development based on a richness […]

Energy  

18 Sep 2018
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Small Island Developing States

SIDS are on the frontlines of climate change. Despite having done little to cause it, the effects of a warming planet are already beginning to adversely affect livelihoods and security for millions who call islands around the world home. Yet islands are nothing if not resilient, and their collective commitments to renewable energy are proof […]

Water  

28 Feb 2018
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Mediterranean shores

Photographer Kevin Scarlet takes us on his travels to Greece and Tunisia. Reflecting the shared waters of the Mediterranean, both countries face similar climates, environments, and socio-economic challenges. Living by the sea evokes the wander lust and a more laissez-faire lifestyle of going with the flow of the waves coming in and out. Fishing, loitering, […]

Water  

8 Nov 2017
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Mediterranean. The Continuity of Man.

A selection of images from this photo essay features in the 2017 edition of the bilingual Arabic-English Revolve Water Around the Mediterranean report The Mediterranean region has many faces. Rich in history and blessed with a pleasant climate, the Med is the most popular tourist destination in the world. Over 220 million tourists flock to the Mediterranean beaches […]

Transport  

21 Sep 2017
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Clean Mobility Pioneers

Decarbonizing transport is key to realizing the COP 21 climate goals. Pioneers around the world are developing innovative sustainable mobility solutions. They show that it is possible to move clean and safely in the air, on water and on land.

Energy  

30 Jun 2017
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The Promise and Power of Renewable Energy

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is an intergovernmental organisation that supports countries in their efforts to advance renewable energy. Engaged with over 180 countries, IRENA serves as a platform for international cooperation, a center of excellence,and a repository of renewable energy policy, technology, resource, and financial knowledge. IRENA provides practical tools and policy advice, […]

Nature  

16 Oct 2016
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Abandoned

‘Abandoned’ imagines a Dubai of the near future, abandoned by people and inhabited by previously captive wild animals. The project is concerned with the fragility of prevalent human economic systems, particularly those that are reliant on exponential growth, and their impact on natural ecology systems, suggesting that ultimately natural ecosystems may prove more robust than […]

Energy  

18 Jun 2015
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Toxic Fumes

The Kawah Ijen volcano in East Java, Indonesia, has one of the largest sulphur mines in the world and the only mine that is still quarried manually. Hundreds of men from the surrounding areas undertake the task of retrieving blocks of sulphur from the crater of the volcano. They trek down the perpendicular path from the […]

Nature  

28 Jan 2015
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On The Red List – Europe’s Endangered Species

Throughout 2014, the international conservation community celebrated the 50th anniversary of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species and its significant contribution to guiding global preservation action. The Red List is now the world’s most comprehensive information source on the global conservation status of animal, fungi and plant species. European Red Lists have been completed […]

Nature  

19 Nov 2014
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South Pacific Island Nations

Between December 2005 and February 2006, Samir S. Patel traveled, with support from a Pulitzer Traveling Fellowship from Columbia University, to five countries (Fiji, Nauru, the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, and Tuvalu) over two-and-a-half months to report on environment stories in the South Pacific Ocean. The following images from this reporting trip highlight some of the […]

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