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AIDS meeting organisers protest low US participation

Organisers of an international AIDS conference in Bangkok protest a US government decision to limit attendance by …

07/05/04

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Philippines announces Vatican's approval of GM food

The President of the Philippines has used the Vatican’s rejection of criticism of genetically modified crops to …

03/10/03

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Indian Ocean coral calamity looms

New research suggests that corals in the Indian Ocean that were devastated by sea warming following the 1998 El …

18/09/03

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Cash injection for Asia-Pacific health research

Collaborative studies on key health concerns in the Asia-Pacific region are to receive £12 million as part of a …

21/08/03

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Southeast Asia faces extinction catastrophe

New research suggests that up to two fifths of Southeast Asia's plants and animals may disappear within the next …

24/07/03

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Muslim council gives green light to GM food

There is no religious reason why Muslims should not eat genetically modified crops, according to Indonesia's …

16/07/03

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US boosts biosafety in developing countries

The United States Agency for International Development has given US$14.8 million to a consortium of professionals …

13/06/03

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True extent of Vietnam War herbicide burden revealed

New research suggests that the amount of dioxin-containing herbicide sprays, such as Agent Orange, used during the …

17/04/03

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Philippines opens door to GM food crops

The Philippines has become the first nation in Asia to approve the cultivation of a genetically modified food crop.

13/12/02

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Asian soot fuels global warming

Emissions of soot might have nearly as much impact on climate change as carbon dioxide, according to a new study.

27/09/02

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Thailand rejects carbon credits

A United Nations energy expert has criticised Thailand for refusing to sell 'carbon credits' to developed nations …

13/09/02

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Better rice, less greenhouse gas

Research carried out in the Philippines has found that improving rice yields reduces emissions of the potent …

20/08/02

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