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Cheap weapon against the coral-killer starfish found

A cheap and simple protein mixture could spell an end to the deadly impact of crown-of-thorns starfish on coral …

19/10/12

Rising temperatures take their toll on rice pest

Global warming may be decreasing the survival capabilities of the economically damaging brown planthopper.

16/02/12

Research urged to combat Philippine banana disease

Banana growers in the Philippines faced with a virulent fungal disease have won backing from scientists to …

07/10/11

Scientists find genetic trick to make iron-rich rice

Scientists have used rice's own genes to boost its iron and zinc content.

26/09/11

AIDS vaccine funding waning, scientists warn

Scientists are recovering optimism about an HIV/AIDS vaccine, but funding for development is in decline, a …

01/10/10

Scientists warn of Ebola outbreak in pigs

Researchers have called for government measures to cap the spread of an Ebola virus in pigs in the Philippines.

15/07/09

Adaptation science not trickling down, says commission

The UN should do more to disperse knowledge about adapting to the effects of climate change, says an international …

18/05/09

Charcoal plan for carbon storage under fire

Proposals to sequester carbon on a grand scale by turning biomass into "biochar" have been criticised by …

08/04/09

Journalists criticised over climate change reporting

Journalists cannot be relied upon to explain climate change, says the chair of the International Scientific …

17/03/09

Renewable energy's role 'underestimated'

Renewable energy could account for a much higher proportion of the global energy supply than previously estimated …

13/03/09

Sea level rise 'will surpass worst-case scenario'

Sea levels are now predicted to rise above previously predicted maximums, hitting developing countries hard.

11/03/09

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