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  • [New] NISAR, a partnership with the Indian Space Research Organisation, will track subtle changes to the Earth's surface, providing new ways to mitigate the threat of natural hazards, better manage natural resources, and understand climate change. NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
  • Refusing to sign new power purchase agreements for mainstream hydropower dams in Laos would have financial benefits for EGAT and manage risk for the eight Thai provinces which rely on the Mekong River's natural resources. Stimson Center
  • The second motive is that China is looking for opportunities to exploit the natural resources that lie within Indonesia's EEZ. The Diplomat
  • New research from the College of Engineering aims to ease the process of chemical recycling - an emerging industry that could turn waste products back into natural resources by physically breaking plastic down into the smaller molecules it was originally produced from. Cornell Chronicle
  • Outside of the major concentrations of population in the southwest corner of British Columbia, southern Ontario and Greater Montreal there is relatively little hope for a significant economic base save for what is offered by the natural-resource sector. Resource Works
  • In Peru, deforestation is both a threat to the environment and to the smallholder farmers who rely on natural resources for their food and livelihood. Practical Action
  • Global extraction of natural resources has more than tripled since the 1970's and by 2060, global material use could double to 190 billion tonnes (from 92 billion), while [GHG] emissions could increase by 43%. Closed Loop Partners
  • Rather than rejecting future mining and oil projects wholesale, efforts to utilize Ecuador's natural resources will pay dividends to all parties involved if extracted in a sustainable and sensible way. CSIS
  • China too, is now looking to exploit the Western pull-out of Afghanistan with some observers noting that a deal with the Taliban could unlock natural resources for Beijing. Royal Aeronautical Society
  • Rapid population and economic growth will put mounting stress on Africa's natural resources to grow more food, and provide more water, energy, and land. Agra
  • To maintain political stability and alleviate the effect of dwindling natural resources, Israel will resort to further deepening its control of Palestinian land and populations, accelerating its theft of their natural resources, especially water and agricultural lands. The New Arab
  • The suit in tribal court against the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources contends a water use permit for the Enbridge Energy Line 3 pipeline puts wild rice at risk. MPR News
  • Should the global population reach 9.6 billion by 2050, the equivalent of almost three planets would be required to provide the natural resources needed to sustain current lifestyles. International Institute for Sustainable Development
  • The UN Food Systems Summit later this month will focus on concrete commitments and approaches to transform food systems so that farmers can be more resilient to climate change, and produce nutritious, affordable food without compromising natural resources and ecosystems. Latest
  • The new FAO Strategy on Climate Change will focus on building agri-food systems that produce more food with more socio-economic benefits, but less impact on the environment and natural resources, generate rural development and better livelihoods. ReliefWeb
  • Ample access to natural resources, considerable foreign investment, and trophy Western military equipment will allow the Taliban to build crucial infrastructural and defense apparatuses, while threatening others. Forbes
  • Based on the Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation, it will apply rigorous market analysis to guarantee loans to Indigenous groups so they can invest in natural resource and infrastructure projects. wp-content
  • Lawmakers tasked the Department of Natural Resources with creating regulations for solar farms - which solar proponents worry could discourage investment in Louisiana. Louisiana Illuminator
  • Africa will continue to attract foreign investment in the coming years and decades due to its abundant natural resources, but investments must be made in a responsible way that further the interests and needs of African societies for sustainable development. UNCTAD
  • Much of Canada outside the major concentrations of population in the southwest corner of British Columbia, southern Ontario and Greater Montreal have relatively little hope for a significant economic base save for the natural-resource sector. Public Policy Forum
  • Ample access to natural resources, considerable foreign investment, and trophy Western military equipment will allow the Taliban to build crucial infrastructural and defence apparatuses while threatening others. News.com.au
  • With Canada's ample natural resources - many of which are vital to electrification and battery production - we have an opportunity to create a domestic clean transportation ecosystem that will create thousands of high-quality jobs which will pay dividends into the future. Clean50
  • The OTCQB Venture Market offers companies the opportunity to build their visibility, expand their liquidity and diversify their shareholder base on an established, US public market. Junior Mining Network

Last updated: 24 October 2021


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