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We Advance: U.N. Sustainable Development Goals
The Sustainable Development Goals, officially known as Transforming our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, is a set of seventeen aspirational “Global Goals.” The goals and targets integrate economic, social and environmental aspects and recognize their interlinkages in achieving sustainable development in all its dimensions to ensure peace and prosperity. See the Goals in Action
Read the latest Thought Leader Series essay by Hawaiian master navigator Nainoa Thompson, president of the Polynesian Voyaging Society. Thompson encourages all people to come together and act for a better future for the world's children — "but we have to move quickly."
A Thought Leader Series essay by Jack Kittinger of Conservation International reflects on the importance of home in taking action to persistently protect what we love. "When I think about the pressures we are ratcheting up on our blue planet, I think about my home," wrote Kittinger, a professor of practice in ASU’s Center for Biodiversity Outcomes.
Team awarded ASU Morrison Prize for analysis of climate change’s impact on a critical conservation tool
Climate change is complicating land conservation practices because of how it alters land over time. Among other things, climate change is raising new questions about perpetual conservation easements — a critical land preservation tool relied upon by government agencies and nonprofit land trusts. A six-author team that conducted an unprecedented analysis of the structuring of...