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9th February 2021

GEO-GEE project: Vegetation monitoring in South Africa's Cape Floral Region

(Feature image: Adam Wilson) The Cape Floral Region, located in the south-western extremity of South Africa, is recognised as one of the world’s ‘hottest hotspots’ for its diversity of endemic and.

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27th January 2021

GEO-GEE project: Coastal ecosystems

Seagrasses are found in shallow, salty and brackish waters in many parts of the world. Often mistaken for seaweeds, seagrasses are actually plants with roots and flowers that provide coastal.

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12th January 2021

GEO-GEE project: Tackling deforestation and forest degradation in Costa Rica

Deforestation and forest degradation are responsible for approximately 11% of global carbon emissions. That is more than the entire global transportation sector and second only to the energy sector. 

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7th December 2020

GEO-GEE project: Disaster forecasting, mitigation and response

In some disasters, economies appear to rebound better than expected. Occasionally, however, disasters will cause damage to critical assets that will impede recovery to such a large degree that the.

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25th November 2020

GEO-GEE project, ‘Strata: UNEP’s Earth Stress monitor’

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) along with Quosient Ltd. (trading as Earth Blox) and scientists from the University of Edinburgh are working to develop an early warning system to.

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10th November 2020

GEO-GEE Project: Feeding the world with Paddy Watch

Rice is one of the most strategic commodities in the world. It is closely connected with food security, economic growth, employment, culture and regional peace. Although the world has made.

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26th October 2020

GEO-GEE Project: Combating land degradation with Trends.Earth

The United Nations (UN) has projected the global population will reach 7.3 billion people by 2030 and surpass 9 billion by 2050 - with this comes a number of social and ecological risks. 

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13th October 2020

GEO-GEE Project: Multidimensional poverty data for Africa

Despite the world making remarkable progress in combating poverty through the United Nations Millennium Development and Sustainable Development Goals, over 300 million people in Africa still live in.

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