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Jane Smart said: “This Red List update confirms the findings of the recent IPBES Global Biodiversity Assessment: nature is declining at rates unprecedented in human history,” External link

yubanet Friday, July 19, 2019 1:09:00 AM CEST

Colin Simpfendorfer said: “To prevent losing these ray families, it is critical that governments immediately establish and enforce species protections, bycatch mitigation programmes, marine protected areas, and international trade controls. Educational initiatives focused on Rhino Ray identification, status, and safe-release protocols for animals captured incidentally are also urgently needed at the local level to effectively implement protections,” External link

yubanet Friday, July 19, 2019 1:09:00 AM CEST

Russ Mittermeier said: “West Africa is one of the very highest priority areas on Earth for primate conservation. The combination of forest destruction and heavy bushmeat hunting – probably the highest level of this latter threat anywhere in the word – has pushed a number of primate species there to the brink of extinction,” External link

yubanet Friday, July 19, 2019 1:09:00 AM CEST

William Darwall said: “The world’s freshwater fish species, which number almost 18,000, are undergoing a dramatic and largely unrecognised global decline, as made apparent in the high levels of extinction threat to freshwater fish species in Japan and Mexico,” External link

yubanet Friday, July 19, 2019 1:09:00 AM CEST

Joan Johnson says: “I have no doubt that within the next five years, they will complete [their own space station] and announce a manned lunar program,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 18, 2019 10:53:00 PM CEST

Joan Johnson Freese says: “I have no doubt that within the next five years, they will complete [their own space station] and announce a manned lunar program,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 18, 2019 10:53:00 PM CEST

Elon Musk says: “I can’t believe we get to use that pad,” “We’re not worthy! This pad is too good” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 18, 2019 10:53:00 PM CEST

Elon Musk says: “We really want to have a vehicle that is capable of sending enough payload to the moon such that we could have a full lunar base, like we’ve got a permanently occupied base in Antarctica,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 18, 2019 10:53:00 PM CEST

Dean Cheng says: “When we’re dealing with the Chinese space program, the only thing we can rely on are the government’s periodic white papers and the Party Congress reports,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 18, 2019 10:53:00 PM CEST

Dean Cheng says: “This is really the first time the Chinese have had a significant slip in their space program,” “Sometimes they’ve had to stretch definitions or goals, [but] they haven’t had programmatic misses like the Long March 5” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 18, 2019 10:53:00 PM CEST

Bob Smith says: “We don’t know what everyone else has until they actually give all their proposals out,” “But we’ve been working on it for a while. We’ve gotten very good interactions with NASA … about what our thoughts are in terms of how we would go back to the moon by 2024” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 18, 2019 10:53:00 PM CEST

Graham Robb explains: “The discovery of the Verdon Gorges was [a] revelation of the nation’s ignorance of itself,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 18, 2019 4:47:00 PM CEST

Conrad Hoskin said: “We think in Australia that we know what’s out there pretty well,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 18, 2019 4:47:00 PM CEST

Sherwood Rowland says: “We probably weren’t the best team in the series,” External link

news-uci Sunday, July 14, 2019 1:18:00 AM CEST

Sherwood Rowland says: “In my parents’ minds there was only one university,” “Chicago was the only graduate school I applied to. Fortunately, I was accepted” External link

news-uci Sunday, July 14, 2019 1:18:00 AM CEST

Sherwood Rowland says: “So, without realizing it, I was assigned to a man who had just done Nobel Prize-winning work,” External link

news-uci Sunday, July 14, 2019 1:18:00 AM CEST

Sherwood Rowland says: “Looking out from the hill the chemistry building is built on toward where the 405 is now, there wasn’t a speck of green,” “No lawns or trees or houses. Nothing but brown ranch land” External link

news-uci Sunday, July 14, 2019 1:18:00 AM CEST

Sherwood Rowland says: “I had a reputation as someone with a knack for wandering into places where unpredictable things were lying around,” “If I wanted to explore something that seemed unrelated to atomic energy and unrelated to anything that people had identified as an area of interest, they let me do it because I had always used their money productively in the past” External link

news-uci Sunday, July 14, 2019 1:18:00 AM CEST

Don Moore says: “The department is very, very highly regarded,” “Its future accomplishments are going to be incredible” External link

news-uci Sunday, July 14, 2019 1:18:00 AM CEST

Sherwood Rowland says: “We were real interlopers in the atmospheric field,” “There is a great advantage in that – a freshness of vision – but there is huge danger, too. Meteorologists are likely to resent chemists trespassing in their area and there is a real possibility that you are unaware of something fundamental that when others hear your idea they will be able to shoot you down immediately. So for a while we were gong around wondering who had the magic bullet” External link

news-uci Sunday, July 14, 2019 1:18:00 AM CEST

Don Moore says: “Sherry didn’t stop with the science the way most people would have,” External link

news-uci Sunday, July 14, 2019 1:18:00 AM CEST

Don Moore says: “He is the most unique person I’ve ever met in terms of his sense of humor, his intellectual capacity and his interest in the university,” “We’ve had great fun over the years” External link

news-uci Sunday, July 14, 2019 1:18:00 AM CEST

Sherwood Rowland says: “After that, it wasn’t just a couple of crackpots crying wolf,” “It was a couple of crackpots and the National Academy of Science” External link

news-uci Sunday, July 14, 2019 1:18:00 AM CEST

Sherwood Rowland says: “Increasingly, these problems are global, or at least regional,” “It is essential for scientists and governments around the world to work together to solve them” External link

news-uci Sunday, July 14, 2019 1:18:00 AM CEST

Don Moore says: “I was dean of Physical Sciences when the department was created,” “Sherry and I and several other faculty members felt like this new type of science would be crucial in the future and we saw that we had a unique opportunity to build something around Sherry’s work. Without his scientific clout, we probably couldn’t have done it” External link

news-uci Sunday, July 14, 2019 1:18:00 AM CEST

Wu Gang said: “The vessel is the top-performing icebreaker in China, although there are more powerful ones in other countries, but as an icebreaker with research functions, it’s one of the very best,” External link

shanghaidaily Friday, July 12, 2019 3:29:00 AM CEST

Kristina Keneally said (about Mr Dutton): “Given the department and Mr Dutton’s record of waste, mismanagement and maladministration, the release of the report is especially important” External link

guardian Tuesday, July 9, 2019 11:23:00 PM CEST

Martin Smolka říká: "Hlavní je bezpečnost. Někdy musí výprava čekat dny i týdny na dobré počasí, aby se na kontinent dostala," External link

aktualne Wednesday, July 3, 2019 3:36:00 PM CEST

Ildiko Gyollai magyarázza: „Munkánk fontos, mert integrálja a biológiát, a kémiát és a környezettudományokat. A kutatás a planetológusoknak, a meteorit és az asztrobiológia szakértőinek, az élet eredetét kutatóknak, valamint a nagyközönségnek is érdekes lesz” External link

mno Thursday, April 11, 2019 4:53:00 PM CEST

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