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  • January 19, 2017

    IGF releases guidance to help governments manage artisanal and small-scale mining

    Governments struggling to manage the complex and sometimes chaotic artisanal and small scale-mining sector have a new toolkit: a guidance developed by the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF).

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  • December 05, 2016

    Booming sustainable agriculture market can help save endangered species, habitat: study

    The booming sustainable agriculture market can help save endangered species and stem an alarming loss of habitat, but a new study has found that policy-makers must also play their part.

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  • December 01, 2016

    New report highlights worrying trends in Canada’s comprehensive wealth

    While Canadians generally enjoy a high level of well-being, a study released today raises concerns over Canada’s long-term development prospects.

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  • November 22, 2016

    NOSM and IISD Experimental Lakes Area announce research collaboration

    A new partnership between the Northern Ontario School of Medicine and IISD-ELA will focus on aquatic biosystems and environmental health.

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  • October 25, 2016

    Automation at mines will have significant impact on jobs, tax revenues: study

    Local communities and governments will lose jobs and tax revenues as mines become increasingly automated using emerging technologies such as self-driving trucks.

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  • October 17, 2016

    Ending world hunger is within reach: Study finds it will cost only USD 11 billion more a year

    Ending world hunger is within reach, according to a new study that found it will cost USD 11 billion a year to feed hundreds of millions of needy people.

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  • October 06, 2016

    IISD encourages support for those affected by Hurricane Matthew

    Our thoughts are with the people of Haiti, Jamaica, and others in the region whose lives have been impacted by Hurricane Matthew

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  • October 04, 2016

    A historic day as Paris Climate Agreement crosses a critical threshold

    The global commitment to slowing the pace of climate change culminated today with the European Parliament approving the ratification of the Paris climate agreement thereby enabling its entry into force this week.The historic agreement, adopted by 185 nations in the French capital last December, required ratification by 55 countries contributing to at least 55 per cent of global greenhouse...

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  • October 03, 2016

    IISD Recognizes Canada’s Carbon Pricing Proposal as an Important First Step

    IISD responds to the Government of Canada's announcement today to introduce Canada-wide carbon pricing.

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  • September 19, 2016

    IISD Welcomes Transparency on Fossil Fuel Subsidies by China and the United States

    China and the United States released voluntary peer reviews of their fossil fuel subsidies. The two countries are the first among G20 members to undertake peer reviews as part of the G20 commitment “to phase out inefficient fossil fuel subsidies that encourage wasteful consumption.” 

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