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Kudzu's invasion into Southern United states life and culture
Kudzu, a perennial vine native to Japan and China, was first introduced into the USA in 1876 and was actively promoted by the government as a “wonderplant", It expanded to cover over 1 million ha byExpand
Biodiversity Hotspot: The Florida Panhandle
ABSTRACT Conservation in the Florida Panhandle, one of the richest biodiversity hotspots in North America, improves through major restoration efforts and new partnerships.
The Great Oxidation Event
Protected Areas and Equity Concerns
ABSTRACT Protecting areas to preserve biodiversity raises equity concerns for local and indigenous peoples. Conservationists and peoples' rights advocates are often at odds, whether miscommunicatingExpand
Review: The State of Food and Agriculture: Agricultural Biotechnology: Meeting the Needs of the Poor?
Review: The State of Food and Agriculture: Agricultural Biotechnology: Meeting the Needs of the Poor? By the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Reviewed by Richard J. BlausteinExpand
The Green Revolution Arrives in Africa
TLDR
Africa's smallholder farmers finally joined the movement in 2006, when the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation joined the Rockefeller Foundation to create the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa, which aims to develop 100 new crop varieties in 5 years. Expand
Genetic Resources and the Convention on Biological Diversity
Abstract At a meeting in Brazil in March, the Convention on Biological Diversity moved a step closer to finalizing an international regulatory regime for access to and benefit sharing of geneticExpand
Urban Biodiversity Gains New Converts
Nature is being brought back into urban life—and that bodes well for efforts to conserve global diversity. Cities are supporting a range of efforts, including restoring watersheds; expanding andExpand
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