Study finds national and international frameworks are imperative for implementing nature-based solutions in Asia – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Recognized by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), nature-based solutions (NbS) address solutions that combine human well-being, environmental sustainability and benefits for biodiversity. NbS are also key elements of recovery strategies after the COVID-19 pandemic. The NbS includes a range of elements, ranging from ecosystem-based … Read more

A New Look at Earth’s Lightning – From a Sensor Installed on the International Space Station

1995 – 2020 A sensor installed on the International Space Station brings fresh insights into the global distribution of lightning. Since the dawn of humanity, lightning has been a source of both curiosity and awe. Although dozens of flashes burst at any time somewhere on Earth, these brief electrical discharges – which typically last less … Read more