Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Planet Earth - Earth Sciences for Society



Planet Earth - Earth Sciences for Society

International Year of Planet Earth 2007-2009



The International Year of Planet Earth aims to capture people’s imagination with the exciting knowledge we possess about our planet, and to see that knowledge used to make the Earth a safer, healthier and wealthier place for our children and grandchildren International Year of Planet Earth 2007-2009

What is the International Yearof Planet Earth?The International इयर of Planet Earth aims to ensure greater and more effective use by society of the knowledge accumulated by the world’s 400,000 Earth scientists। थे इयर ’s ultimate goal of helping to build safer, healthier and wealthier societies around the globe is expressed in the इयर ’s subtitle ‘Earth science for Society’।

The International Year runs from January 2007 to December 2009, the central year of the triennium (2008) having been proclaimed by the UN General Assembly as the UN Year. The UN sees the Year as a contribution to their sustainable development targets as it promotes wise (sustainable) use of Earth materials and encourages better planning and management to reduce risks for the world’s inhabitants.
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