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Testing environmental impacts of development projects

It is noted that identifying with protection and enhancement of natural resources as central to EC development support, articles 33-41 (of the Lome IV Convention) focuses on three principles: a preventive approach aimed at avoiding negative impacts on the ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:58

Svalbard Global Seed Vault: a ‘Noah’s Ark’ for the world’s seeds

News about Norway’s plans to establish a ‘doomsday vault’ for seeds in the permafrost of the Artic archipelago of Svalbard as a back-up for conventional gene banks reached the world press in 2006. The idea of a Global Seed Vault, which today is considered ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:08