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  • Wuhan, China Photo: ©IUCN/Claire Warmenbol

    GrowGreen: Chinese cities grow and with it, the need for green


    Worldwide out of the 47 megacities, China alone counts 17. These are cities with a population in excess of 10 million people. Today over half of the Chinese mainland population lives in cities. Towards 2030, China aims for 70% of its population, about...

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    Earth observation services for supporting environmental law enforcement


    EnviroLENS, a Horizon 2020 project funded by the European Commission which will bring together information derived from satellite monitoring technology along with existing environmental laws and use it as direct evidence for law enforcement. EnviroLENS aims...

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    The EU must prioritise nature in its next budget (MFF)


    The future of Europe is at stake as European leaders meet this month. Now is the opportunity to safeguard European biodiversity. Luc Bas is the director of the European Regional Office of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).


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