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The Middle East should think twice about fracking
Doubt cast on partial logging’s climate mitigation role
Scientists call for tougher treaty to protect the deep ocean
Developing nations seek a share of Antarctica’s spoils
Panama’s sloths harbour potential drugs
Scientists start to tap marine microbes for biotech use
Farmers’ rights ‘at stake in Chile’s Monsanto law bill’

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India expands its biodiversity databases

By expanding and interlinking its biodiversity databases India hopes to better inform policymakers.

22/10/12

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Combining cassava species could lead to better crops

Researchers have devised a non-GM method for hybridising wild and cultivated cassava species, to create improved varieties.

16/10/12

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