In 2019, the report of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) recalled the extent of biodiversity loss worldwide. In this context, the improvement of biodiversity exploration techniques is essential to implement targeted actions to protect ecosystems.
Data science mobilized against COVID-19.
A few examples of how basic sciences changed our everyday lives (and other things too).
An initiative that gives a voice to science experts.
In arid and semi-arid environments, the land is vulnerable, densely populated and exposed to the wind. In these regions, wind erosion must be taken into account to the same extent as water erosion to anticipate soil changes for agriculture.
Some developments about why we need basic sciences to achieve the SDGs.
Informal economy is not black or illegal economy: it corresponds with unreported precarious jobs, which in some countries account for the overwhelming majority of jobs. Hence the importance of quantifying it.
The signature of a MoU between IUPAC and IUPAP about IYBSSD 2022.
Why is basic research needed today? Some historic arguments.
Carrying diseases such as chikungunya or dengue fever, the tiger mosquito is found in French overseas territories but also in the south of France. It is therefore essential to control this species, which raises new issues about control methods.