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16/08/19

Bees threatened by indiscriminate use of pesticides

Widespread use of agrochemicals poses risks for food security and has alarming consequences for the environment …

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15/08/19

Subsidies are key to better fertiliser access, study shows

Researchers look at how to make fertilisers affordable for all farmers, while mitigating the environmental risks.

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14/08/19

Chlorine dispensers fitted to public taps cut child diarrhoea

Taps fitted with a simple chlorine dispenser can greatly reduce childhood diarrhoea, says study.

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12/08/19

Cleaning up: Cameroon chemist turns oil waste into soap

A social enterprise in Douala has found an innovative solution to the problem of oil waste from the city’s hotels …

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08/08/19

‘Worrying’ rise in deaths of environmental activists

Three quarters of the deaths of environmental activists between 2002 and 2017 in the world occurred in Latin America.

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08/08/19

IPCC: Deforestation fuelling global climate crisis

Land degradation caused by deforestation and intensive farming is speeding up global warming and exacerbating food …

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06/08/19

High cost of healthy food to blame for malnutrition

Global increases in malnutrition and obesity could be attributed to differences in food prices, a study finds.

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02/08/19

Childhood cancer claims 7 million years of life in poorer nations

Low- and middle-income countries account for 82 per cent of the global child cancer burden, study shows.

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01/08/19

Nanotechnology: a blessing or a curse for developing nations?

Nanoparticles are increasingly being explored for boosting crops and nutrition, but doubts remain over their …

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30/07/19

Soy moratorium needed to protect Brazil’s savannah, scientists say

Expanding the Amazon’s soy moratorium to the Cerrado ecoregion would prevent the loss of 3.6 million hectares of …

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