[NEWS] UN Forum to Coordinate Global Efforts to Address Worsening Water Shortages

由於極端天氣每年耗資數千億美元,並擔心到2050年,四分之一的人將生活在受嚴重缺水影響的國家,聯合國氣象機構週一舉行的全球會議正在進行,以管理寶貴的資源更可持續。 With extreme weather costing hundreds of billions a year and fears that by 2050, one in four people will be living in a country affected by severe water shortages, a global conference got underway on Monday convened by the United Nations meteorological agency to manage the precious resource more sustainably. Read full article

[NEWS] UNFCCC Highlights Cooperative Activities for SDG Implementation

“2030年議程”承認“聯合國氣候變化框架公約”是談判全球應對氣候變化的主要論壇。 該說明了UNFCCC實施可持續發展目標的活動,主要側重於可持續發展目標13(氣候行動),以及參與活動和相關機構以實現可持續發展目標2(零飢餓),4(優質教育),5(性別平等),6 (清潔水和衛生設施),7(負擔得起的清潔能源),9(工業,創新和基礎設施),11(可持續城市和社區)和15(陸地生物)。 它還概述了有助於實現可持續發展目標的NWP活動。 The 2030 Agenda recognizes the UNFCCC as the primary forum for negotiating the global response to climate change. The note describes UNFCCC activities towards SDG implementation, focusing mainly on SDG 13 (climate action), as well as engagement with activities and relevant agencies for achieving SDGs 2 (zero hunger), 4 (quality education), Continue reading [NEWS] UNFCCC Highlights Cooperative Activities for SDG Implementation

[NEWS] 43 Governments and 80,000 Individuals Pledge Action on Plastic Pollution

清潔海洋運動啟動一年後,一半代表世界海岸線的43個國家的政府已經簽署了該運動。 在個人層面上,近8萬人已採取清潔海洋承諾,從生命中消除一次性塑料和微珠。 SLO active,一家致力於清理海洋的社會企業,發布了題為“塑料污染:對我們的海洋的單次使用塑料衝擊”的指南。 One year since the Clean Seas Campaign’s launch, 43 governments, representing half of the world’s coastline, have signed up to the Campaign. At an individual level, nearly 80,000 people have taken the Clean Seas pledge to eliminate single-use plastics and microbeads from their lives. SLO active, a social enterprise dedicated to Continue reading [NEWS] 43 Governments and 80,000 Individuals Pledge Action on Plastic Pollution

[NEWS] FAO, Spanish Newspaper Collaborate to Raise SDG Awareness

糧農組織和ELPAÍS正在製作一系列11本書,目的是使每個人都能理解複雜的行星難題。 該系列文件介紹了2030年議程,重點討論了氣候變化,生物多樣性,森林,海洋,水,飢餓和營養以及人口和遷移等全球性挑戰。 FAO and EL PAÍS are producing a series of 11 books that aims to make complex planetary challenges understandable to everyone. The series introduces the 2030 Agenda and focuses on global challenges such as climate change, biodiversity, forests, oceans, water, hunger and nutrition, and populations and migration. Read full article

[NEWS] Report Details LAC Progress on SDGs, Remaining Challenges

該報告探討了高級別政治論壇當前週期的主題:“向可持續和有應變能力的社會轉型”。ECLAC Executive Secretary Alicia Bárcena在介紹年度報告時強調,33個拉美和加勒比國家中有20個國家擁有高層次的跨部門機構, 在2030年可持續發展議程“。 到2018年,19個拉美和加勒比地區國家將向高級別政治論壇贈送VNR,三個國家將第二次提供VNR。 The report explores the theme of the HLPF’s current cycle: ‘Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies.’ Presenting the annual report, ECLAC Executive Secretary Alicia Bárcena highlighted that 20 of the 33 LAC countries have high-level cross-sector institutions to coordinate implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. By Continue reading [NEWS] Report Details LAC Progress on SDGs, Remaining Challenges

[FREE DATA] Ecological Risk Assessment Framework (ERAF) feasibility and suitability evaluation based on a subset of Significant Ecological Components (SEC) from the Hecate Strait – Queen Charlotte Sound Glass Sponge Reefs Marine Protected Area (HS-QCS MPA).

Description: 太平洋區域ERAF通過評估多個活動對多個生態系統組成部分的累積風險評估海洋生態系統提供了一個全面的方法,用於基於生態系統的管理(EBM),改進國際和國家風險評估的最佳做法,僅關注單一 活動(如用於評估漁業影響的ERAFs)或單一生態系統組成部分(如基於棲息地的風險評估)。 The Pacific Region ERAF provides a comprehensive approach for assessing all threats to marine ecosystems by evaluating cumulative risk from multiple activities to multiple ecosystem components for ecosystem-based management (EBM), improving upon international and national best practices in risk assessment that focus solely on single activities (e.g., ERAFs for assessing fisheries impacts) Continue reading [FREE DATA] Ecological Risk Assessment Framework (ERAF) feasibility and suitability evaluation based on a subset of Significant Ecological Components (SEC) from the Hecate Strait – Queen Charlotte Sound Glass Sponge Reefs Marine Protected Area (HS-QCS MPA).

[FREE DATA] Canada Water Quality Simplified – Tuktut

Description: 這些數據顯示了在Tuktut Nogait國家公園進行的水質測量。 它是一組測量數據,它們構成兩個水質指標:營養素和主要離子(NMI)指數和金屬指數。 This data shows water quality measurements taken in Tuktut Nogait National Park. It is a collection of measurements which make up two water quality indexes: Nutrients and Major Ions (NMI) Index and Metals Index. Items: Location/Site Number, Collection Date, Analysis Date, Aluminum/Al (µg/L), Antimony/Sb (µg/L), Arsenic/As (µg/L), Barium/Ba (µg/L), Beryllium/Be (µg/L), Bismuth/Bi Continue reading [FREE DATA] Canada Water Quality Simplified – Tuktut

[NEWS] Asia-Pacific Forum Reviews Regional Progress on Five SDGs

聯合國亞洲及太平洋經濟委員會召開了第五屆亞太可持續發展論壇,會員國分享了他們在可持續發展目標中的成就,包括清潔飲用水和衛生設施,負擔得起的清潔能源,可持續城市和社區,負責任的消費和生產,以及 生活在土地上。 主席的摘要將在7月份在紐約舉行的高級別會議2018屆會議上進行。 會議還發布了兩個出版物和亞太經社會的“可持續發展目標幫助台”。 The UN Economic Commission for Asia and the Pacific convened the Fifth Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development, where Member States shared their achievements on the SDGs on clean water and sanitation, affordable and clean energy, sustainable cities and communities, responsible consumption and production, and life on land. The Chair’s Summary Continue reading [NEWS] Asia-Pacific Forum Reviews Regional Progress on Five SDGs

[FREE DATA] Rocky Mountain Ridged Mussel Density Survey Data

Description: 對於河流現場,收集了河流兩側的累積計數。 有些網站僅從2011年至2016年抽樣一次,而其他網站則多次抽樣。 所有調查的平均貽貝密度範圍為0.19至2.86貽貝/平方米,對應於從102至3,276的場地估計豐度。 For the river site, cumulative counts from sides of the river were collected. Some sites were sampled only once while others were sampled multiple times from 2011-2016. Mean mussel densities across all surveys ranged from 0.19 to 2.86 mussels/m2, corresponding to site abundance estimates ranging from 102 to 3,276 mussels. Items: Continue reading [FREE DATA] Rocky Mountain Ridged Mussel Density Survey Data