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- Website: United Nations: Sustainable Development goals
- Resource type: Video
Summary - The message of this resource is:
Science is an important part of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. We must support scientific research to help respond to our changing world.
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SDG, innovation, scientists, climate change
How was this rated?
Step 1 - Evidence-based
Is this information reliable, based on scientific research?
Step 2 - Transparency
Is it clear who developed the resource and how?
Step 3 - Usability
Is the information easy to understand and easy to use?
Rated on: 10/6/2019 1:58:01 PM
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