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Tropics Told to an Coral-Killing Sunscreen

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Tropical island nations should team up to ban coral-killing sunscreen products, following the example of Hawaii, a conference has heard.Chemical compounds in sunscreen lotions cause irreparable damage to reefs, which are crucial to the livelihoods of 500 million people in the tropics, scientist and policymakers said at the IUCN World Conservation Congress on 3 September.....

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Looking Back at 2016: Ag Biotech

2016 was a year of challenges and accomplishments for the agriculture biotechnology industry. Issues ranging from GMO labeling to cultivation bans to trade were just few of the topics up for debate.Below are 5 noteworthy events that happened in 2016, making it a memorable year for the industry.......

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Drought-Resistant Grass to Spur Milk Production

Struggling East African dairy farmers could benefit from new varieties of high-quality, drought-resistant forage grass known as Brachiaria that boosts milk production by 40 per cent” .....

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Linking Agriculture and Tourism in Samoa Through Policy Setting"

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The workshop is being organised by the Government of Samoa and CTA in collaboration with the Pacific Islands Private Sector Organisation (PIPSO) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). ..............

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