The International Year of Planet Earth

The International Year of Planet Earth (IYPE) aims to capture people’s imagination with the exciting knowledge we possess about our planet, and to see that knowledge used more effectively to make the Earth a safer, healthier, and wealthier place for our children and grandchildren. That could be achieved by building on the knowledge accumulated by the world’s approximately 400,000 Earth scientists and is expressed by the IYPE subtitle: ‘Earth Science for Society’.
This article appeared in Vol. 4, No. 6 - 2007


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