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Bees that buzz and those that help the economy!
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Bees that buzz and those that help the economy!

On the "Bees are Amazing" site here there is an amazing variety of bees to interest those of us who appreciate their incredible contribution to pollination. However, the pest removal qualities of wasps and the parasitic activity of ichneumons are equally i...
Stream insects live well in Yorkshire
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Stream insects live well in Yorkshire

Benthic stream invertebrates are among the best known indicators. They tell us almost immediately how pure freshwater is and exactly how many of our rivers are recovering from any pollution. These canaries in the coal mine are thriving surprisingly well in the...
On being the right size
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On being the right size

Wild house sparrows would seem to have little in common with our own survival rate. In fact, as all life forms become obviously much more closely related in some ways than we ever thought, many organisms have an obvious link between their size and survival. Si...
Latest Genetic Links with Medicine.
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Latest Genetic Links with Medicine.

Evolution has provided us with invaluable information since the times of Mendel and Darwin. With the "deniers" becoming extinct completely people can at last be free to appreciate this knowledge for its own sake. From 1949, when infections proved to mould us i...
Sustainability: adapt or die summit.
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Sustainability: adapt or die summit.

Earth Times has been recently sustaining a small campaign of publicising our animal and resource sustainability. Maintaining a tiny area of habitat to conserve the orangutan in Wildlife Strategies and noting the sustainability of Uzbekistan's growing economy, ...
Sustaining us to the Summit!
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Sustaining us to the Summit!

The Economist Sustainability Summit in London last week was a successful and illuminating conference in the tracks of its inspiration -– the Paris COP21 Conference of world leaders. The Economist previously published this preamble on Reasons for Hope in a Dang...