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Clearing the air: is ammonia our key to cleaner skies?

To mark the International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies, the International Science Council had a conversation with Professor Baojing Gu of Zijingang University, a 2023 laureate of the Frontiers Planet Prize. Professor Gu's groundbreaking work has shifted the focus in the fight against air pollution toward an often overlooked yet critical element: ammonia.


Leveraging science for sustainable development

Science has a critical role to play in advancing the SDGs. The upcoming 2023 SDG Summit stands as an important opportunity to champion a paradigm shift to make the codesign of research and action the standard practice in sustainability science.


Open science round-up: August 2023

Momentum around Open Science continued to build through August 2023; Moumita Koley rounds up the recent news and opportunities. Acknowledging the International Open Access Week’s 2023 theme: "Community over Commercialization”, we bring about the experience of DataCite in providing service to the scientific community.


Proclamation of the International Decade of Sciences for Sustainable Development by the United Nations General Assembly 

After designating 2022 as the "International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development (IYBSSD)", the United Nations General Assembly has now proclaimed 2024 to 2033 as the "International Decade of Sciences for Sustainable Development (IDSSD)" - acknowledging the imperative to bridge accross scientific disciplines and knowledge forms in order to address the complex and intricate challenges of our time.


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