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Benefits of a broader biotech adoption in aquaculture will extend beyond the developed world to improve the lives of those...
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2019 saw a significant shift in media reporting and dialogue around climate change and biodiversity loss. Several comprehensive and influential...
Dec 13, 2019
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100-word explainer: How microalgae produce nitrous oxide

Nitrous oxide (N2O) — a potent greenhouse and ozone-depleting gas — is rising at the fastest rate in 22,000 years. N2O correlates with the growth...
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Land. It’s where we’re born, where we work and built houses, roads and railways. The land is where we live...
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Nepal is one of the few countries worldwide that denies women the equal right to relay their nationality to their...
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Farming: horizontally outside or vertically inside?

Agriculture takes up approximately 38% of the total land on earth. This figure has been relatively stable since a rapid...
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Environmental effects of China smoking

Tobacco and cigarettes are bad. Most people would agree with this statement, even in a world full of different opinions....