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Study pinpoints whether conservation can fight poverty

Only five biodiversity conservation strategies have been shown to eliminate poverty, while a few more act as …

29/04/10

Editorials

Research alone won't drive agricultural development

Even focused research will not deliver agricultural progress unless donors also help join up links in the …

09/04/10

Editorials

Urgent action needed to tackle malnutrition

Science can help design strategies to tackle malnutrition. The challenge is turning this knowledge into action.

20/01/10

Editorials

Spotlight on satellites for disaster management

Satellites can save lives from natural disasters but developing countries risk missing the opportunity through …

11/11/09

News

Tapeworm link with epilepsy 'far higher' than thought

Pork tapeworm is responsible for almost a third of epileptic fits, researchers say.

02/11/09

News

Diarrhoea kills over a million over-fives each year

Deaths from diarrhoea in over-five-year-olds far exceed established estimates, according to a new study.

30/10/09

Editorials

Get the science straight on climate change and disease

Climate change's complex links with insect-borne disease need solid research — not alarmism that distracts …

09/09/09

Editorials

Reducing forest emissions needs good science

The climate change debate offers a way to integrate forest management into development policy, but strategies must …

08/07/09

Feature

Funding for higher education: Facts and figures

Sian Lewis charts the ups and downs in donor funding for higher education in developing countries over the last …

11/03/09

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