DOPA Explorer Characterizes 95% of World’s Protected Areas

16 February 2018: The European Commission’s (EC) Joint Research Centre (JRC) has launched the second version of the DOPA Explorer, a global information system (GIS) that characterizes the world’s protected areas. As part of the JRC’s Digital Observatory for Protected Areas (DOPA), the first version of DOPA Explorer was launched in April 2015 to assess … Continue reading DOPA Explorer Characterizes 95% of World’s Protected Areas

Initiatives Highlight Innovations of Past and Present to Tackle Water-related Challenges

January 2018: While the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is working to create a network of museums to understand the evolution and raise awareness of water use and conservation, an ‘International Water Summit’ (IWS) and preparations towards World Water Week have emphasized the future, in particular, technologies and linkages for meeting water-related challenges … Continue reading Initiatives Highlight Innovations of Past and Present to Tackle Water-related Challenges

Campaign: Kiwis For Kiwi

"More than 80 community-led projects are under way, many involving iwi. In the North Island, much of the action is focused in Northland and the Coromandel, with important projects also under way in the Taranaki, Bay of Plenty, East Coast/Hawke’s Bay and Wellington regions. In the South Island, more community projects are beginning to take root—on the West … Continue reading Campaign: Kiwis For Kiwi