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25 August 2016 News Story

IAEA-Supported Research Examines Impact of Ocean Acidification on Coastal Societies

Coastal communities will be affected to varying degrees by ocean acidification, depending on the extent of their reliance on small-scale fisheries, a four-year study supported by the IAEA found.

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17 August 2016 Press Release

IAEA, US Pacific Disaster Center to Cooperate for Better Natural Hazard Monitoring and Notification for Nuclear Installations

The International Atomic Energy Agency and the University of Hawaii’s Pacific Disaster Center (PDC) signed an agreement today to cooperate on monitoring of external hazards in relation to the safety of nuclear installations.

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16 August 2016 News Story

First Time: International School on Nuclear Security in Arabic hosted in Egypt

Customs and law enforcement agents are normally the first line of defense against malicious acts. They joined other participants, including regulators, operators, and academics at the nuclear security school held for the first time in Cairo, Egypt.

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15 August 2016 News Story

IAEA Director General Thanks Australia and New Zealand for Helping to Make Nuclear Technology Available for Development

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano highlighted the benefits of nuclear science and technology for development during a week-long visit to Australia and New Zealand and thanked both countries for their support for the Agency.

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15 August 2016 Press Release

IAEA helps European countries prepare for emerging cattle disease

Starting today, 36 experts from 22 countries across Europe will be trained at the International Atomic Energy Agency’s laboratories on how to quickly detect lumpy skin disease – a highly infectious cowpox virus that is spreading through herds on the continent.

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12 August 2016 News Story

Supporting the SDGs: IAEA Participates in UN High-Level Development Forum

From 11 to 18 July the IAEA took part in the United Nations first ever High-Level Political Forum for Sustainable Development (HLPF), the central platform created by member states of the United Nations to monitor the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in September 2015. The theme of the HLPF was “Ensuring that no one is left behind”.

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11 August 2016 News Story

Young Professionals in Nuclear Field Connect with the IAEA at International Congress in China

The IAEA took an active part in the International Youth Nuclear Congress (IYNC) in July this year, which focused on the theme ‘Nuclear Powering our Life’. Over 400 young professionals from around the world attended the Congress, where they learned about the peaceful applications of nuclear technology, nuclear security, public and emergency communications, as well as the IAEA’s junior professional and internship programmes.

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11 August 2016 News Story

IAEA Impact: How Nuclear Science Helps Botswana Control Animal Diseases, Ensure Food Safety and Maintain its Beef Exports

Lobatse, Botswana – In Botswana, cattle is a way of life. Owning and herding cattle and selling animals for quick cash when money is tight provide the livelihood for much of the rural population and represent an important supplementary income for city dwellers.

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