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26 Jan 2009

A new generation of antibiotics, new treatments for thinning bone disease and kidney failure, and new cancer treatments may all stand to be lost unless the world acts to reverse the present alarming rate of biodiversity loss a new landmark book says.

26 Jan 2009

Situated on the border between the three countries of Macedonia, Albania, and Greece, Lake Prespa is a popular recreation spot for inhabitants of the entire region.

22 Jan 2009

This flow chart shows the sources and activities across the global economy that produce greenhouse gas emissions. Energy use is responsible for the majority of greenhouse gases.

22 Jan 2009

On a recent trip into the rainforests of the Indonesian part of Borneo Island, our team got first-hand accounts of the effects, causes -- and the possible solutions -- to rampant illegal logging.

22 Jan 2009

Land degradation is becoming worse in severity and extent across many regions of the world, with croplands, in particular, declining in function and productivity, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization said in a new report.