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Forced migration key issue at desert meeting

Environmental migration will be a key topic when international experts discuss desertification in Algeria next week.

15/12/06

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Change in the air: science in the Muslim world

The Islamic world's scientific agency is on a path to reform. Ehsan Masood assesses the obstacles on the road ahead.

23/03/06

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A new prescription for Kenya’s traditional healers

Ehsan Masood reports on how Maseno University in Kenya is helping traditional healers to modernise the way they …

02/09/05

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Biodiversity loss 'poses grave threat to human health'

Scientists have warned that the ongoing decline in biodiversity means humankind risks losing sources of new drugs …

24/08/05

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Protecting biodiversity 'may clash with pursuit of MDGs'

A UN drive to halve global poverty by 2015 could interfere with simultaneous international efforts to halt the …

19/05/05

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Healthy ecosystems 'critical in fight against poverty'

Halting degradation of the planet's ecosystems is critical to ending world poverty and ensuring sustainable …

31/03/05

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'Barcode of life' seeks developing country partners

A consortium developing a way of identifying species rapidly using a sample of their DNA has called for more …

10/02/05

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Six components for science in poor nations

The UK aid agency's newly appointed chief scientist has outlined his approach to linking science to development policy.

02/02/05

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Africa 'needs more world-class research centres'

Delegates at a meeting discussing scientific capacity in Africa have called for more centres of 'research …

01/02/05

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Donors pledge long-term support for African science

British and Canadian aid agencies have agreed to join forces to build scientific capacity in Africa.

31/01/05

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France stirs controversy with plan for biodiversity panel

A proposal to create an international panel of scientists — to reach a consensus on biodiversity — has already …

25/01/05

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Development aid 'must boost science in Africa'

Non-governmental organisations have called for development aid for Africa to be directed towards strengthening …

07/01/05

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