How can we ensure that science contributes to peace and sustainable development?

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Brazil mulls deforestation patterns as Lula government launches new action plan

Peace Dividend Signatories: Over 50 Nobel laureates and presidents of learned societies

Climate change widespread, rapid, and intensifying – IPCC

Scientists Found A New Way To Break Down the Most Common Plastic

The end of plastic? New plant-based bottles will degrade in a year

Moroccan Researcher Karima El Azhary Wins International Sustainable Development Award

Environmental damage is a war crime, scientists say

Youth for climate: 130 scientists support the youth climate strike

Spain: A group of professors creates ‘Manifesto for the Survival of the Planet’

Researchers Develop Artificial Photosynthesis System that Generates Both Hydrogen Fuel and Electricity

Città della Pieve, Italy: The Declaration of the Scientists for Peace

Tunis: Strengthening the scientific partnership between Iran and the Arab countries

Jordan: Peace through science

The Senegalese winners of the “Next Einstein Forum” present the results of their scientific work

Science for Everyone, for More Democracy

Les sciences pour tous, pour plus de démocratie (France)

International Symposium 2013 “Science, Technology and Culture of Peace (France)