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It pays to save: Science study shows huge economic benefits from conserving wild nature

...en direct payments to the communities that live in globally significant conservation areas are under consideration. The last proposal is somewhat controversial, but it may provide a way to compensate those communities for their reduced opportunities to exploit ecosystem resources, while reflecting the major ...

Cambodian government creates 1,000,000-acre protected area

...nt and the Malaysian sun bear survive there, as do globally threatened species such as the pileated gibbon and the critically endangered Siamese crocodile, which has its only known wild breeding population in the Cardamoms. The Cardamoms were a last stronghold of the Khmer Rouge until its collapse in 1998. As...

Sweet success on the way to vaccine for ulcers, stomach cancer, reported in Science

...ted with antibiotics, using this type of treatment globally would likely lead to the emergence of drug resistant bacterial strains. "I think the real therapeutic strategy would be a vaccine," Born said. During an H. pylori infection, when the bacteria are burrowing into the mucus membrane lining the stomach...

Los Alamos researchers recommend AIDS vaccine strategies

...ens to be available. But HIV-1 strains circulating globally are extremely variable genetically, so choosing a locally available virus as basis for a worldwide vaccine may not be the best strategy. Our team has recommended considering alternative strategies of selecting vaccine strains that are central to circ...

Metals the 'new renewables'

Metals can help in achieving globally sustainable development, two leading Australian researchers claimed today. Metals are not biodegradable, have a virtually unlimited lifespan, and can be recycled almost without limit, CSIRO's Dr John Rankin and Dr Terry Norgate told the Green Process...

DNA testing identifies suspect bacteria in coral reef disease

... pathogenic development of black band disease is a globally consistent phenomenon. There has been considerable controversy as to whether black band disease is caused by environmental stress or is an infectious disease, or both, Fouke said. Factors thought to contribute to the disease are increases in sea sur...

Study examines the potential risks of smallpox vaccination

...wpox virus, was successful in eradicating smallpox globally by 1980. But routine vaccination in the United States was stopped in 1972 when the risk posed by the vaccine outweighed the risk of contracting smallpox. It is not known how much immunity against smallpox remains in those people vaccinated prior to ...

Study suggests global extinction crisis more serious than previously thought

...al portion of their populations are unlikely to go globally extinct and enter the species extinction statistic...hey can serve as an indicator of what is happening globally to animals and plants, said Ehrlich, the Bing Professor of Population Studies in Stanfords Departmen...

Extensive research survey confirms life on Earth now being affected by global warming

...ably changing climate, Post says "We have to think globally and study locally before we will know how best to act locally--we can't take any species or any part of the Earth for granted."...

Unique national park for orchids to be declared in Africa

...tterflies. In addition, the plateau is home to 12 globally significant bird species, including breeding colonies of blue swallows, mountain marsh widowbirds, and Denholms bustards. The announcement to create this park is an innovative and laudable step demonstrating Tanzanias commitment to conserving biodive...

Comparing ag and industrial runoff between estuaries

..., and as of January, data from 195 coastal systems globally had been compiled. The biogeochemical budget web site http://data.ecology.su.se/mnode , which contains detailed information about coastal ecosystems, is maintained at Stockholm University. Project scientists are comparing data from the budgets wi...

Reserve creates model for science-based indigenous stewardship of land

...is expected to sign a decree on Jan. 30 creating a globally outstanding protected area in the Andean foothills...es of monkeys and eight species that are listed as globally threatened; 399 species of birds, including large populations of many that are rare or threaten...

Bhutan signs conservation agreement at Field Museum Jan. 22

...Field Museum, we have a rare opportunity to save a globally outstanding treasure, Sherpa says....

January media highlights: GEOLOGY and GSA TODAY

...cant variations in the size of ice caps during the globally warm period known as the Paleocene-Eocene thermal maximum. This is unexpected because it is generally assumed that there were no significant polar ice caps during this period of greenhouse climate. Postdepositional tilt of the Miocene-Pliocene Ogall...

Antarctic mud reveals ancient evidence of global climate change

...re are forces operating in the Pacific and perhaps globally that we need to figure out. If there is a theme for all of these studies it`s that we really don`t understand the climate in the Southern Hemisphere. Dunbar and Stanford graduate student Harold Rowe will present their Lake Titicaca findings at an AG...

New great white shark study has conservation implications

...to their birth site to reproduce. Great whites are globally distributed in temperate waters and have been obse...of widely separated populations," Martin said. "A globally integrated plan of regional management would be the ideal situation." Tissue samples from the fish ...

MSU study finds new microbial source of nitrogen fixation

...rochetes are newly discovered participants in this globally important process," Breznak said. "Our work also illustrates the ways in which microbes can contribute to animal nutrition and health, not just cause disease." Other members of Breznak's research team were Timothy Lilburn, research associate in ...

Climate change affecting even remote arctic environment, study says

...ion on population sizes and changes, and a list of globally threatened species in the Arctic. The report was compiled by an international editorial team under the direction of Paula Kankaanp of the Finnish Ministry of Environment and the Arctic Centre of the University of Lapland in Rovaniemi. Funding for pr...

Ketek (Telithromycin) highly active in vitro against Streptococcus pneumoniae

...ificant societal burden, causing 50 million deaths globally each year. As part of the worldwide PROTEKT study, bacterial isolates from patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis (AECB), acute sinusitis, tonsillitis/pharyngitis or acute otitis media we...

Passport, please: A global strategy to curb invasive species

...g for three years to come up with an effective and globally acceptable plan. Behind habitat destruction, alien invasion is the second greatest cause of species extinction worldwide. On islands, alien invasion is the number one cause of extinction, says Laurie Neville, project officer for GISP. When the smal...

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