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Fires in peat lands cost climate

Fires in peat lands cost climate dearly Fires in peat lands cost climate dearly Tina Butler, mongabay.com September 6, 2005 [An updated version of an April 2005 article] The tropical…

Bioengineered forests coming soon?

Bioengineered forests coming soon? Biotech increasingly used in forestry says FAO Bioengineered forests coming soon? Biotech increasingly used in forestry says FAO FAO Release Research and applications of biotechnology in…

Rainforest plant helps treat psoriasis

Rainforest plant helps treat psoriasis Rainforest plant helps treat psoriasis mongabay.com July 14, 2005 A compound derived from an Amazon-rainforest tree is effective in the treatment of the skin disease…

Nature photo blog lauched by mongabay.com

Nature photo blog lauched by mongabay.com Nature photo blog lauched by mongabay.com mongabay.com release July 10, 2005 Today mongabay.com, a leading rainforest information site, announced the launch of a photo…

Vampire Fish discovered in the Amazon

Vampire Fish discovered in the Amazon Vampire Fish discovered in the Amazon Tina Butler, mongabay.com May 19, 2005 A new species, dubbed the 'vampire fish,' was recently discovered in the…