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‘Silent crisis’? UN report warns agriculture, overfishing accelerate biodiversity declines

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The world's most comprehensive, and damning, report on the state of nature [was released May 6] in Paris. The UN's ...
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Switzerland’s citizens to vote on complete ban of synthetic pesticides

BBC News | 
Swiss citizens will get the chance to vote on a complete ban on the use of synthetic pesticides after campaigners ...

Trace amounts of neonicotinoid pesticides found in 75% of honey samples worldwide—’far below’ levels dangerous to humans

BBC | 
A new study has found traces of neonicotinoid chemicals in 75% of honey samples from across the world. The scientists ...
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Producing ‘super foods’: Unlocking quinoa genome opens door to new breeding techniques

BBC | 
Scientists have successfully decoded the genome of quinoa, one of the world's most nutritious but underutilised crops. ... [P]rices for ...
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‘Super yield’ GMO wheat gets green light for field trials in UK over critics’ objections

BBC | 
The GM wheat has been engineered to use sunlight more efficiently and has boosted greenhouse yields by up to 40%. Researchers ...
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Why men may have evolved better than women at reconciling with rivals

BBC | 
Men's historical dominance of the workplace may, in part, be because of their ability to reconcile with enemies after conflict, ...

GM trees that prevent pest disease tied up in regulation, anti-GMO attacks

BBC News | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion, and analysis. U.S. researchers say it ...
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Researchers across Europe ‘appalled’ at scrapping of EU science advisory, caving to anti-science Greens

BBC News | 
Despite strong support from scientific bodies, Prof Anne Glover's mandate expired at the end of the Barroso presidency - and ...

Biosecurity concerns for new animal disease research lab

BBC | 
For over 50 years the United States has carried out research on dangerous animal diseases at Plum Island, just off ...
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