- Created on Tuesday, 16 September 2014 19:01
- Written by IVN
Washington, DC - We congratulate the people of Ukraine on making history today, as the Ukrainian and European parliaments simultaneously ratified Ukraine’s Association Agreement with the European Union. By forging ahead with this Agreement in the face of great challenges, Ukraine’s leaders have carried out the will of the Ukrainian people, who demonstrated their overwhelming support for further integration with Europe last winter and with their votes in the May 25 presidential elections.
- Created on Monday, 15 September 2014 14:26
- Written by State Department
Washington, DC - A delegation of civil society leaders from 30 countries hosted by the State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program arrives in the United States this week to address the issue of increasing restrictions on the work of civil society in concert with President Obama’s Stand with Civil Society agenda. The delegation will examine the role of civil society in the United States and share innovative approaches to advancing citizens’ rights and responsibilities.
- Created on Monday, 15 September 2014 10:41
- Written by State Department
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "There are few ideas more powerful - more infused with universal aspiration - than democracy.
- Created on Sunday, 14 September 2014 21:11
- Written by Robert Monroe
San Diego, California - In one year, India’s ozone pollution damaged millions of tons of the country’s major crops, causing losses of more than a billion dollars and destroying enough food to feed tens of millions of people living below the poverty line.
- Created on Sunday, 14 September 2014 18:43
- Written by UCDavis
Davis, California - Evolutionary biology techniques can and must be used to help solve global challenges in agriculture, medicine and environmental sciences, advises a nine-member global team led by an evolutionary ecologist from University of California, Davis.
- Created on Sunday, 14 September 2014 16:44
- Written by Bjorn Carey
Stanford, California - As humans transform the planet to meet our needs, all sorts of wildlife continue to be pushed aside, including many species that play key roles in Earth's life-support systems. In particular, the transformation of forests into agricultural lands has dramatically reduced biodiversity around the world.
- Created on Sunday, 14 September 2014 15:18
- Written by Jennifer Chu
Cambridge, Massachusetts - When a segment of a major fault line goes quiet, it can mean one of two things: The “seismic gap” may simply be inactive - the result of two tectonic plates placidly gliding past each other - or the segment may be a source of potential earthquakes, quietly building tension over decades until an inevitable seismic release.
- Created on Sunday, 14 September 2014 14:49
- Written by David L. Chandler
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Around the world, there is more salty groundwater than fresh, drinkable groundwater. For example, 60 percent of India is underlain by salty water - and much of that area is not served by an electric grid that could run conventional reverse-osmosis desalination plants.
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