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2010-03-16 13:42:41

A new report by an international research team explores the impact of the global livestock industry on the environment, the economy and human health.

2010-02-12 10:45:00

World-Renowned Policy Experts Held International Discussion to Find Solutions to Agricultural Challenges of the 21st Century Global Town Hall Discussed How to Feed a Hungry World, Preserve Water and Improve the Lives of Farmers WASHINGTON, Feb.

2009-11-03 14:20:00

While predicting highly variable impacts on agriculture by 2050, experts show that with adequate investment the region can still achieve food security for all.

2009-10-20 18:39:14

A recent study examines the ways that public officials obtain information about debatable scientific issues, including agricultural biotechnology.

2009-10-13 13:58:47

A group of scientists uncover the nitrogen dynamics of a common urban landscape.

2009-09-30 09:32:49

Soybeans contain compounds that could prevent heart disease and cancer.

2009-08-04 11:12:58

Boosting agricultural research in the developing world is the key to ensuring food security for the world's poorest, says Adel el-Beltagy, Chair of the Global Form on Agricultural Research (GFAR), writing in the latest issue of the TWAS Newsletter, published last week.

2009-06-26 17:11:08

Food and energy demand will soar in the coming years because of population growth, says a U.S.

2009-06-25 14:38:58

With the caloric needs of the planet expected to soar by 50 percent in the next 40 years, planning and investment in global agriculture will become critically important, according a new report released today


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.