The IAU Office of Astronomy for Development (OAD) has released its ‘2022 Call for Proposals’ for projects that aim to use astronomy to make an impact on sustainable development.
Two manuscripts by IIASA researchers showcasing cutting-edge developments, highlighting open science, have been recognized by the scientific journals where the works were published.
Ahead of the ‘2022 World Ocean Day’, no fewer than 41,000 persons and 1,100 organizations from 84 countries are supporting a campaign launched for protecting 30% of world lands, waters, and ocean by 2030.
An opening ceremony for the ‘International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development’ (IYBSSD2022) has been held in Iran, with the Iranian Minister of Science, Research and Technology, Mohammad Ali Zolfigol, in attendance.
Frontiers Policy Labs is helping to drive an advocacy campaign, calling on scientists to commit 2 hours/per week for achieving science that engages with policy and global decision makers. Abdulsalam MAHMUD reports.
In an Op-ed article, João Guilherme Ometto, a Brazilian engineer, maintained that quality education and science is what rural communities in his native country direly need, ahead of the IYBSSD2022 opening ceremony.
There is need for countries to integrate food systems into their climate plans. But Haseeb Bakhtary writes that measures on changing diets, food-linked deforestation, and food waste are lacking in most climate plans.