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Trouble for the world's turtles
...rnational scientists and policy makers withChinese authorities
and other exporting nations to encourage much more effectivenational trade controls. U.S. regulatory agencies should substantially increase import and exportregulations and enforcement related to the international trade of freshwaterturtles. ...
Environment in Eastern Europe benefits from Swedish funding
...EPA has worked together with Russian environmental authorities
for sometime. Theco-operation now becomes stronger as SEK15m will be used for various projects inRussia duringthe next three years. "We would like to see environmental information for decision makers and thepublic becoming moreaccessible. There is al...
Satellite fire alarms keep watch on raging California fires
...on system, several local South andCentral American authorities
are on direct alert from the University ofHawai'i computer. "We email the local authorities
using an automated alertif there are signs of volcanoes heating up. That way, an official statementm...
Air pollution hits children with asthma hardest, USC study finds
... indoor triggers of asthma. Already, public health authorities
in Southern California have taken action toprevent problems in children with asthma. Air quality has improved dramaticallyover the past several decades as a result of efforts to reduce emissions fromautomobiles and other sources of pollution. Despit...
Environmental jigsaw pieces fall into place
...zlethat is currentlybeing put together by 20 or so authorities
to explicitly illustrate how the 15environmental q...ting theenvironmental goalinitiative. Twenty of so authorities
have now done further work concerning the environmentalquality goals.They have established intermedi...
Cleaner air and less acidification among proposals for new environmental goals
...experience.The dialogues wehave had with the other authorities
have provided the basis for the sectors insociety to take onwider responsibility for the environment. The process has perhaps been just asimportant as theactual results of the work," he adds. Clean air The Swedish EPA presents a number of intermed...
Licensing procedure for genetically modified organisms turns out to be fallible
The procedure used by Dutch, European and global authorities
when granting licensesfor genetically modified org... can only be awarded in a responsiblemanner if the authorities
have a list of questions which are relevant in assessing thedangers to man and the environment posed...
Gorillas in the bits: remote sensing boosts efforts to protect mountain gorillas & rebuild Rwanda's economy
...ground. That will give the researchers and Rwandan authorities
a measure of how many gorillas the area can s...e habitat can sustain. This would provide the park authorities
with information that would help them manage the National Park." Slightly more than 600 mo...
UC Irvine researchers discover how airborne sea salt particles may influence air pollution levels
...ffects at quite low levels, both state and federal authorities
have established quality standards for this pollutant. "The ocean is two-thirds of the earth's surface, so to understand global climate issues and the chemistry of air pollution in coastal regions, you need to understand the role of sea salt particl...
Spring meeting press conferences
...ature's riddles lay not in the writings of ancient authorities
but in the careful interpretation of experimental evidence. (From one of the abstracts.) This special session will review the impact of Gilbert's study of Earth as a magnetic body and relate it to other advances at the dawn of the scientific Renaissa...
Research to give authorities new tool in tracking terrorists
...ques. The new method should make it far easier for authorities
to determine if suspicious explosions are the resu... researchers say. The technique also may soon help authorities
pin down where the explosives in bombs originated -- and even what company manufactured them, the re...
Putting medical research on-line to give patients the information they need
...le to compile information from the world's leading authorities
in her field of interest. Last year, Dr Harold Varmus, then Director of the NIH proposed the creation of a complete on-line archive for all medical and biological research that would give free of charge access to the latest medical research. The scie...
Biotechnology research to grow from embryonic start
...loning, and the majority of scientists, government authorities
and bioethicists agree that human cloning would offer no benefit to society. A cell that is recently fertilised is termed totipotent, meaning that it has the unlimited capacity to develop into all postembryonic tissues. As the cell develops and divi...
AFAR launches new aging research website Infoaging.org, new Yankelovich poll supports need for aging information
...ciences in New York City, where a panel of medical authorities
discussed the impact of the web on the patient-doctor relationship and the challenges of finding reliable health information on the web. One of their patients, Natalie Gordon, 73, talked about her experience with Internet research to learn wheth...
Raven one of 12 to receive National Medal of Science
...apers. Raven has become one of the world's leading authorities
on plant systematics and evolution, introduced the concept of coevolution and made major contributions to international efforts to preserve biodiversity. Coevolution helped refocus much subsequent evolutionary research based on the co-adaptation bet...
Biosecurity net closes on marine invasions
Australian scientists and quarantine authorities
are preparing to cast a virtual net around their i...ting the webbing which is the scientific basis for authorities
to throw a net around the country," says Dr Hayes. "In this project we have worked to translate t...
Preserving Moroccan forests need not endanger Barbary macaques
...caque's population density. Accordingly, Moroccan authorities
plan to capture and move macaques to habitat without cedars. However, the macaques need cedars: the monkeys flee up these tall trees when attacked by dogs or jackals, and eat young cedar leaves during the winter when snow covers the undergrowth w...
New egg-free flu vaccine called promising for those with egg allergy
...s that have previously been accepted by regulatory authorities
in the United States and Europe for human vaccine production. According to the Austrian scientists, their new manufacturing technique is faster than methods that require chicken eggs, which can be in short supply during a large outbreak. As a r...
Researchers reveal contaminated factory sites unknown to regulators
... factories - most apparently unknown to regulatory authorities
- with potentially hazardous levels of lead in the...ries. He believes they were unknown to present-day authorities
because "most of them went out of business before the regulatory agencies concerned [i.e., EPA and v...
Ketek (Telithromycin) highly active in vitro against Streptococcus pneumoniae
...sponse. Ketek is currently under review by health authorities
in Europe and the U.S. for the treatment of CAP, AECB, acute sinusitis, and tonsillitis/pharyngitis....
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