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December 1, 2016
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Hippo teeth reveal environmental change

Changed plant types associated with loss of elephants in Ugandan national park Loss of megaherbivores such as elephants and hippos can allow woody plants and non-grassy herbs and flowering plants to encroach on grasslands in African national parks, according to … Continue reading

December 17, 2013
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IBM Reveals Five Innovations That Will Change Our Lives within Five Years

IBM Predicts – in Five Years Everything will Learn ARMONK, N.Y. – 17 Dec 2013: Today IBM unveiled the eighth annual  “IBM 5 in 5“ (#ibm5in5) – a list of innovations that have the potential to change the way people … Continue reading

October 7, 2013
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WWF legt OECD Beschwerde ein

Afrikas ältester Nationalpark durch britische Ölfirma bedroht Der WWF hat heute bei der nationalen Kontaktstelle der Organisation für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung (OECD) in Großbritannien Beschwerde gegen die britische Ölfirma Soco International PLC eingereicht. Die Naturschutzorganisation wirft dem Unternehmen vor, … Continue reading

August 25, 2013
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Schwarzer Fluch lastet auf Virunga

WWF-Studie zeigt wirtschaftliche Bedeutung von Afrikas ältestem Nationalparks und Risiken geplanter illegaler Ölerschließung Der älteste Nationalpark Afrikas ist bis zu 1,1 Milliarden US-Dollar jährlich wert, wenn er nachhaltig bewirtschaftet würde – so das Ergebnis einer neuen WWF-Studie zum wirtschaftlichen Potenzial … Continue reading

August 12, 2013
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Microsoft introduces the 4Afrika Scholarship program

Part of the 4Afrika Initiative, the program will offer mentorship, training, university-level education and employment opportunities to aspiring African youth. LAGOS, Nigeria — Aug. 12, 2013 — In recognition of International Youth Day, Microsoft Corp. Monday introduced the 4Afrika Scholarship … Continue reading

February 13, 2013
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African Chickens

UD’s Schmidt studies heat stress, disease resistance in African chickens Last fall, the University of Delaware’s Carl Schmidt took a trip to Uganda with a team of researchers from Iowa State University and North Carolina State University to get genetic … Continue reading

November 15, 2012
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New Global Subsidy that Provides Access to Most Effective Malaria Drugs Shows Promise

UCLA infectious diseases doctor played key role in finance strategy for therapy A new international program, conceived in part by a UCLA physician, has rapidly transformed access to lifesaving anti-malarial drugs by providing cheap, subsidized artemisinin-based combination therapies in seven … Continue reading