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On October 13, during the 2nd International Science Council (ISC) General Assembly, ISC announced its awards for the first time since the International Council for Science (ICSU) and International Social Science Council (ISSC) merged in 2018.
The report on "Big Earth Data in Support of the Sustainable Development Goals (2020)" was released on September 26, 2020 by the Chinese government at a video-conference on Poverty Eradication and South-South Cooperation, on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations.
Source: Xinhua | 2020-09-23 02:46:18 | Editor: huaxia BEIJING, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday announced that China will set up an International Research Center of Big Data for Sustainable Development Goals to facilitate the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Scale: Regional Study area: Southeast Asia Mangrove forests are swampy woody plant communities that from natural disasters such as hurricanes and tsunamis.
Scale: Global Study area: Global Land degradation is a serious global ecological problem that directly affects the survival and development of 250 million people in developing countries.
Scale: Local Study area: Jiaozhou Bay, China One of the most important approaches to ensuring the protection and sustainable development of marine environments and resources is to establish ecosystem-based management practices that maintain a healthy ocean ecosystem.
Scale: Regional Study area: Belt and Road Region Glaciers are very sensitive to climate change and are a natural indicator of climate change. During the past 100 years, in response to increasing global and regional temperatures, glaciers around the world have been characterized by retreat and thinning.
Scale: Regional Study area: Belt and Road region The most notable features of urbanization include urban expansion and demographic change. A large amount of land resources are lost due to rapid urbanization.
Scale: National Study area: China Developing agriculture to ensure long-term food supply contributing to economic and social development, while minimizing environmental impacts is at the heart of the challenge.
The Desert Locust has ravaged the Horn of Africa and Southwest Asia, posing serious threats on agricultural production and food security of the inflicted regions.
Researchers from the team of “Integration of resource & environment information for island & reefs and surrounding region in South China Sea” from the 3D Digital Ocean Project conducted the work of information extraction surrounding the South China Sea and had made distinct progressing on oil palm and mangrove mapping.
The UN’s 2030 Agenda for the Sustainable Development is an important milestone marking the spirit of consensus and cooperation between different nations toward a sustainable future.
Big Earth Data in Support of the Sustainable Development Goals” Provides a New Perspective for Monitoring and Evaluating the 2030 Agenda
On the afternoon of September 26, President Xi Jinping's special representative Wang Yi attends the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Summit of the United Nations, officially released the "Big Earth Data in Support of the Sustainable Development Goals" during the event.
Archaeological and cultural heritage (ACH), one of the core carriers of cultural diversity on our planet, has a direct bearing on the sustainable development of mankind.
From May 6th to 8th, 2019, the 2nd Digital China Summit, was convened at Fuzhou . The delegation ofBig Earth Data Science Engineering Program attended the event, and GUO Huadong delivered a keynote presentation titled “Big Earth Data Promotes the Implementation of the SDGs along the Belt and Road” at the Digital Maritime Silk Road sub-forum.
The 2nd Digital China Summit is held in Fuzhou. On May 7th, at the Digital Marine Belt and Road Sub-Forum held at the summit, GUO Huadong, pointed out that the Belt and Road Initiative proposed by China is consistent with the sustainable development goals (SDGs) put forward by the United Nations.
CASEarth signed a regional strategic cooperation agreement to jointly build the Big Earth Data ASEAN regional platform and services
On July 11, 2019, CASEarth signed the “Big Earth Data ASEAN Regional Platform and Service Cooperation Framework Agreement” with the Guangxi Autonomous Region Science and Technology Department and Guilin University of Electronic Technology in Beijing, to jointly build the Big Earth Data ASEAN regional platform and services.
China releases "China and the United Nations" and reports on issues such as climate change and sustainable development
On September 26th, 2019 local time, the Chinese delegation attending the 74th United Nations General Assembly officially issued the " China and the United Nations - Position Paper of the People's Republic of China for the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly ", "United Nations Climate Action Summit: China's Position and Action”, "China's Progress Report on Implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (2019)" and "Big Earth Data in Support of the Sustainable Development Goals.
In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, a Chinese Academy of Sciences program known as Big Earth Data Science Engineering (CASEarth) began efforts to organize data and information towards curbing the outbreak.