The issue #1 - 2017 of the IAPG Newsletter is out!

Summary:

- Congresses (Geoethics at EGU 2017, XX Argentine Geological Congress...)

- Cape Town Statement on Geoethics: news (IUGS endorsed the Statement)
- New national sections (IAPG-Romania)
- Publications (2 new papers on geoethics and social geology and a book)
- Videos (2 videos on Disaster Risk Reduction and a Workshop in Nigeria)
- From IAPG Blog (4 articles on several geoethical issues)
- Focus (on sustainable mining and Global Risks Report 2017)
- Donations

Download the IAPG Newsletter #1 - 2017 at: 

http://www.geoethics.org/newsletter


IAPG - International Association for Promoting Geoethics: 

http://www.geoethics.org

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