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    Smart technology and climate volatility underpin emergent property insurance products and the growing demand for them in the Asia-Pacific region.
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    Canadian researchers among global Green Talents

    Germany’s federal Ministry of Education and Research has named 25 Green Talents for 2020, chosen from an international field of scholars in the early stages of careers in sustainability sciences.

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