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This is a submission on behalf of the Environmental Pillar in response to the public consultation on Ireland’s Forest Strategy (2022 – 2030) and...

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In Brief: The international Surface Water and Ocean Topography mission will provide high-definition data on the salt- and fresh water on Earth’s surface. SWOT media reel...

NASA Study: Rising Sea Level Could Exceed Estimates for U.S. Coasts

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Two thirds of people believe Irish Seas are unhealthy

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Climate Change Can Put More Insects at Risk for Extinction

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Loss and Damage: the defining issue of COP27

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Satellites Help Scientists Track Dramatic Wetlands Loss in Louisiana

In Brief: New research uses NASA satellite observations and advanced computing to chronicle wetlands lost (and found) around the globe. From Lake Pontchartrain to the Texas...

NASA Fieldwork Studies Signs of Climate Change in Arctic, Boreal Regions

From the window of a NASA Gulfstream III research aircraft, Alaska looks like a pristine wilderness untouched by humans. The land is covered in...

Methane ‘Super-Emitters’ Mapped by NASA’s New Earth Space Mission

In Brief: Built to help scientists understand how dust affects climate, the Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation can also pinpoint emissions of the potent...

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