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Concern at vanishing bananas

Concern over declining banana biodiversity Concern over declining banana biodiversity the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization May 7, 2006 Shrinking numbers of wild bananas in India, the world's premier…

Tropical deforestation rates continue to climb

Tropical deforestation rates continue to climb Tropical deforestation rates continue to climb Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com January 4, 2006 Tropical deforestation rates continue to climb according to figures released by…

203 million people malnourished in sub-Saharan Africa

203 million people malnourished in sub-Saharan Africa 203 million people malnourished in sub-Saharan Africa FAO release November 22, 2005 Hunger and malnutrition kill nearly 6 million children a year, and…

Cocaine destroying rainforest parks in Colombia

Cocaine destroying rainforest parks in Colombia Cocaine destroying rainforest parks in Colombia AP September 28, 2005 PUERTO ARTURO, Colombia (AP) -- Cocaine is killing the great nature parks of Colombia.…

First megatransect of Madagascar completed

First megatransect of Madagascar completed Group completes first megatransect of Madagascar Rhett A. Butler, wildmadagascar.org September 27, 2005 Sorensen looking at the road ahead in Madagascar Map of the route…