Palm oil a mixed…

A transmigrant returns home with tidings of a lucrative tree crop, and the money begins to flow. Years later, villagers must grapple with the environmental fallout. Containers overflow with palm fruit in Dosan. Photo: Zamzami [...]
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Curb climate change or…

According to a comprehensive new study published in the journal Science, bumblebees are particularly vulnerable to climate change disruptions. Historical bumblebee ranges have shrunk on their extreme southern edge, while species to the north fail to adapt with [...]
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Ingredients from plants protecting…

Flavonoids have profound effects on the function of immune and inflammatory cells, as determined by a large number and variety of in vitro and some in vivo observations. Berry fruit extracts and their bioactive compounds, [...]
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Human health benefits from…

Montreal, Canada /Kolkata, India 13th February 2015—A ground-breaking report on biodiversity and health, launched today at the 14th World Congress on Public Health, in Kolkata, India, shows the significant contribution of biodiversity and ecosystem services [...]
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The Patent That Could…

If there’s anything you read – or share – let this be it. The content of this article has potential to radically shift the world in a variety of positive ways. And as Monsanto would love for [...]
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Safer Flea Control for…

Fleas and ticks (and mosquitos) can bring severe itching, allergic reactions, discomfort, and even serious diseases (such as lyme disease) to your pets, so it’s important to protect your pets from them. However, studies have [...]
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Biodiversity protection is key…

Protecting biodiversity may be crucial for successfully storing carbon in forests, scientists say. A recent publication on Oryx – The International Journal of Conservation suggests that biodiversity loss –especially through hunting – will hinder the success of [...]
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Wetland Birds Survey: 2013/14…

The 33rd annual Wetland Bird Survey (WeBS) report which includes counts from 2013/14 is now available [WeBS report]. WeBS is the principal scheme for monitoring the populations of the UK’s wintering waterbirds, indicating the status [...]
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