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2012-11-19 12:17:21

The structure and processes of United Nations climate negotiations are "antiquated", unfair and obstruct attempts to reach agreements.

2012-02-10 10:23:01

Half of fishermen would not give up their livelihood in the face of drastically declining catches according to research led by the University of East Anglia (UEA).

2011-11-15 06:35:04

A panel of experts will meet ahead of the Durban climate summit to discuss a new report from the University of East Anglia and University of Sussex which calls for an overhaul of how markets in carbon emissions are governed.

2011-03-23 13:24:07

Agricultural innovation in developing countries can be hampered and discouraged by envy.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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