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Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa is a massive market for biotechnology companies with its collection of tropical diseases, large populations and agricultural importance. It is not only a customer in this industry...

Latin America

Latin America encompasses the Caribbean, South America and Central America. These countries are important players in the biotechnology industry, not only as consumers, but as contributors. The env...

Vitamin K

Vitamin K is a group of 2-methilo-naphthoquinone derivatives. There are three notable forms of vitamin K; K1 which can be synthesized by plants, K2 which can be formed by natural bacteria in the int...

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How to protect an American wildlife legacy

(Wildlife Conservation Society) A new paper shows that while science plays a critical role in informing conservation action, scientists must move beyond the realm of their expertise into less familiar...

A surprising new role for natural killer T cells

In research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers from the RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Science have discovered an intriguing new role played by a subse...

Collecting biological specimens essential to science and conservation

Collecting plant and animal specimens is essential for scientific studies and conservation and does not, as some critics of the practice have suggested, play a significant role in species extinctions.

How speed restricts evolutionary change of the vertebral column in mammals

One of the riddles of mammal evolution explained: the strong conservation of the number of trunk vertebrae. Researchers of the Naturalis Biodiversity Center and the University of Utah show that this c...

Information on tree genetic resources vital for conservation and sustainable management of forests

(World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)) Urgent action is needed by countries to better manage forest genetic resources, to ensure that people can continue to rely on these resources for their nutrition, l...

90 percent of Earth's species are overlooked in conservation

One of the biggest problems for conservation today is that it ignores 95% of all known species on Earth. Could a company ignored that proportion of its clients or a government so many of its voters? S...

Madagascar community association wins prestigious Equator Prize

(Wildlife Conservation Society) A community association, established and supported by the Wildlife Conservation Society since 2003, and focused on improving sustainable management of marine resources...

Conservation biology: Unique birds top conservation list

An analysis of evolutionary relationships between all of the world's known birds prioritizes some of them for conservation on the basis of their genetic uniqueness.Walter Jetz of Yale University in Ne...

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Adaptive foraging behaviour of individual pollinators and the coexistence of co-flowering plants.

Although pollinators can play a central role in determining the structure and stability of plant communities, little is known about how their adaptive foraging behaviours at the individual level, e.g....

Riverine Threat Indices to Assess Watershed Condition and Identify Primary Management Capacity of Agriculture Natural Resource Management Agencies.

Managers can improve conservation of lotic systems over large geographies if they have tools to assess total watershed conditions for individual stream segments and can identify segments where conserv...

The role of social values in the management of ecological systems.

The concept of value is central to the practice and science of ecological management and conservation. There is a well-developed body of theory and evidence that explores concepts of value in differen...

Building Capacity for Protected Area Management in Lao PDR.

Declining biodiversity in protected areas in Laos is attributed to unsustainable exploitation of natural resources. At a basic level, an important need is to develop capacity in academic and professio...

Prioritising in situ conservation of crop resources: A case study of African cowpea (Vigna unguiculata).

Conserving crop wild relatives (CWR) is critical for maintaining food security. However, CWR-focused conservation plans are lacking, and are often based on the entire genus, even though only a few tax...

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