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Climate change to hit Saudi's agriculture, water

Climate change will make some parts of Saudi Arabia hotter and drier, with other parts seeing increased surface …

09/04/13

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Agricultural research 'key to easing climate-change impacts'

Agricultural research must be moved to the heart of efforts to limit climate change's impacts on those living in …

14/12/12

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Multi-billion desert energy project under threat

Five years ago DESERTEC was touted as the desert miracle answer to Europe's energy needs, but its future is …

21/11/12

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Study detects new forestry trends in Latin America

A study of woody vegetation in Latin America finds that parts of the region have experienced significant …

03/10/12

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Too soon to tap Namibia's groundwater find, experts say

The discovery of a major aquifer in northern Namibia holds promise for a water-starved region, but more research …

27/09/12

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Farming poultry in deserts 'may reduce bird flu risks'

Scientists in Egypt claim breeding poultry in the desert, rather than in more built-up areas, could reduce the …

27/06/12

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Anti-desertification plan gets official launch in Rio

Africa, Brazil and France are coming together to tackle desertification, and have presented their first concrete …

21/06/12

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US$5 billion agricultural research portfolio unveiled

The CGIAR Consortium of International Agricultural Research Centers has officially launched its 15 research …

20/06/12