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Prioritizing global conservation efforts.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Nature. 3/16/2006, Vol. 440 Issue 7082, p337-340. 4p. 1 Chart, 4 Graphs.

Abstract:One of the most pressing issues facing the global conservation community is how to distribute limited resources between regions identified as priorities for biodiversity conservation. Approaches such as biodiversity hotspots, endemic bird areas and eco...

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Ecosystems: Time to model all life on Earth.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Nature. 1/17/2013, Vol. 493 Issue 7432, p295-297. 3p. 4 Color Photographs, 1 Map.

Abstract:The authors discuss the importance for international authorities such as the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services to simulate the physics and chemistry of the ecosystem to better understand the climate system. They discuss ...

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More trade bilateralism.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Nature. 7/6/1995, Vol. 376 Issue 6535, p1. 2p.

Abstract:Focuses on the role of the World Trade Organization in the liberalization of international trade. Implications of the averted trade dispute between the United States and Japan; Need to have taken the complaints of United States car manufacturers to th...

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Is world government on the cards?

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Nature. 7/14/1994, Vol. 370 Issue 6485, p83. 2p.

Abstract:Discusses the views held by some world statesmen on the need for stronger institutions of world government. Dream of a unified government of the whole world; Failure of the world's most powerful governments to bring civility to places such as Iraq and...

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Health policy: Regulate alcohol for global health.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Nature. 2/16/2012, Vol. 482 Issue 7385, p302-302. 1p. 1 Graph.

Abstract:The author discusses the need for World Health Organization (WHO) to promote alcohol control through the use of international law. She is critical on the document "2010 WHO Global Strategy to Reduce Harmful Use of Alcohol," which presents 10 areas wher...

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Marine protection in the Arctic cannot wait.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Nature. 10/13/2011, Vol. 478 Issue 7368, p157-157. 1p.

Abstract:The article offers the author's insight on the issue of the changes in the Arctic Ocean wherein he states that a maritime regulation must be created to protect the Arctic Ocean and its environment. He mentions that the issue on the decreasing sea ice o...

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International consortium to tackle cancer genomes.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Nature. 5/1/2008, Vol. 453 Issue 7191, p-1. 1p.

Abstract:The article reports on the formation of an international organization, International Cancer Genome Consortium, aimed in generating a comprehensive catalog of genetic mutations. The association was formed by several research institutes from ten countrie...

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Global vision: International Council for Science responds.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Nature. 1/8/2015, Vol. 517 Issue 7533, p145-145. 1p.

Abstract:A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article about the non-governmental organization the International Council for Science.

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Seven days: 10-16 May 2013.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Nature. 5/16/2013, Vol. 497 Issue 7449, p292-293. 2p. 1 Color Photograph, 1 Graph.

Abstract:The article offers news briefs related to research and development across the world as of May 16, 2013. The World Health Organization reported that first case of wild poliovirus since March 2007 has been recorded in Somalia. The criteria for Red List o...

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EU expected to appeal over beef hormones.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Nature. 7/10/1997, Vol. 388 Issue 6638, p112. 2p.

Abstract:States that the European Commission will likely appeal a July 1997 World Trade Organization ruling that its ban on imports of beef from cattle treated with hormones was contrary to fair trade. Reason for the ban; Status of the was as of mid-July 1997.

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