Navigation Links
Less haze in Singapore as the cause becomes clearer and more complex
Date:7/8/2013

anies with headquarters in Singapore and Malaysia, where the undesirable haze accompanies the financial returns on their investments.

Before 1998, the blame for starting the fires was put exclusively on smallholders' 'shifting cultivation' techniques, with large-scale plantations and development projects protected from any criticism by the government.

But the 1997/8 fires in Sumatra and the change of regime in Indonesia threw new light onto the debate and it became evident that burning was the cheapest option widely used by all farmers, whether on a small or large scale or on peat or mineral soils.


'/>"/>

Contact: Dr. Meine van Noordwijk
m.vannoordwijk@cgiar.org
62-251-862-5415
World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Singapore research team identifies new drug target in deadly form of leukemia
2. First in the world - Singapore scientists discover genes responsible for cornea blindness
3. National Heart Centre Singapore develops worlds first human heart cell model
4. Singapore scientists find genes associated with glaucoma, a major cause of eye blindness
5. NUS launches new book on Singapores rainforests and new free digital nature archive
6. Made-in-Singapore H5N1 diagnostic kit -- detects all known strains of H5N1 virus with a single test
7. UCLA researchers find new clue to cause of human narcolepsy
8. Insecticide causes changes in honeybee genes, research finds
9. Gene mutations caused by a fathers lifestyle can be inherited by multiple generations
10. Powerful gene-editing tool appears to cause off-target mutations in human cells
11. Oldest record of human-caused lead pollution detected
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/23/2014)... has transformed the energy landscape in the U.S., ... conflict among the energy industry, residents and agricultural ... add that degraded water quality is a potential ... article appears in the ACS journal Environmental ... and colleagues point out that a major criticism ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... the family of bacteria that causes whooping cough ... surprising findings about the bacteria,s origin and evolution. ... to control this respiratory disease, which kills 195,000 ... 343 strains of the Bordetella pertussis ... last 100 years illustrates how vaccination has shaped ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... quickly. It involves visual searching for clues to ... Similarly to humans, biological systems are sometimes under ... that need to be read quickly are usually ... easier it will be to read them quickly. ... Portugal) and Centre for Molecular and Structural Biomedicine ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):How to avoid water wars between 'fracking' industry and residents 2Impact of whooping cough vaccination revealed 2Cell division speed influences gene architecture 2
... is nicknamed "yellowcake" for its color and powdered consistency. ... , The yellow monster surfaced on the Navajo Nation ... continued for the next several decades. In its aftermath ... and worries about environmental contamination among people who live ...
... one day precisely release drugs and vaccines inside the ... study, by researchers at Ghent University and the Universit? ... Jan. 9, 2006, print issue of the American Chemical ... other microcapsules, which release their drug cargo only when ...
... study is being published in an advance online version of ... XPB helicase from an archaea, a single cell organism similar ... strands of the nucleic acid double helix, an action that ... well as other cell processes. , "XPB was initially ...
Cached Biology News:Study may help slay 'Yellow Monster' 2Study may help slay 'Yellow Monster' 3Enzyme crystal structure reveals 'unexpected' genome repair functions 2
(Date:1/14/2014)... (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Date: Friday, April ... Location: Warrington Country Club, 1360 Almshouse Road, Warrington, Pa. ... nonprofit organization solely dedicated to finding a cure for hepatitis ... worldwide, will host its annual Crystal Ball on Friday, April ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 EquitiesIQ, a ... Inc. (OTCQB: ALQA). Alliqua is an emerging biomedical company ... the wound care market. , Free report download: ... with a seasoned management team and Board, which launched ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... 2014  RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation (OTCQX: RXII), a biotechnology ... therapies addressing major unmet medical needs using RNA-targeted ... of Allowance from the United States Patent and ... (sd-rxRNA®), for the treatment of fibrosis. The patent ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... During the 1600’s through the 1800’s doctors ... Plague.” In this time period, doctors did not know that ... to the death of vulnerable patients. In the same way, ... may be unwittingly transmitting herpes viruses to their patients. The ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Hepatitis B Foundation to Host Annual Crystal Ball Gala 2EquitiesIQ Initiates Coverage of Alliqua, Inc. 2EquitiesIQ Initiates Coverage of Alliqua, Inc. 3RXi Pharmaceuticals Receives US Notice of Allowance for a Key Patent Relating to its Self-Delivering Technology with sd-rxRNAs targeting CTGF, including RXI-109, for the Treatment of Fibrotic Disorders 2RXi Pharmaceuticals Receives US Notice of Allowance for a Key Patent Relating to its Self-Delivering Technology with sd-rxRNAs targeting CTGF, including RXI-109, for the Treatment of Fibrotic Disorders 3Study: Fatigued Medical Interns Infect Their Patients with Herpes Viruses; The CBCD Sees a Parallel with “The Doctor’s Plague” 2Study: Fatigued Medical Interns Infect Their Patients with Herpes Viruses; The CBCD Sees a Parallel with “The Doctor’s Plague” 3
... 21, 2009) A faster tool for cell programming and ... have won grand prizes of the 2009 Collegiate Inventors Competition, ... by the Abbott Fund, the non-profit foundation of the global ... Trademark Office (USPTO). Harris Wang, who invented a new ...
... Myriant Technologies LLC (Myriant), a privately-held, biotech developer ... of its Science Advisory Board and the appointment ... collectively will provide broad insight into all aspects ... biomass feedstocks into valuable chemicals. , (Logo: ...
... N.J. and WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 21 BioWa, ... today that they have entered into an agreement ... POTELLIGENT(®) Technology platform for the development of antibody-dependent ... grants NKTT non-exclusive rights to research, develop, manufacture ...
Cached Biology Technology:Winners announced in 2009 Collegiate Inventors Competition 2Winners announced in 2009 Collegiate Inventors Competition 3Winners announced in 2009 Collegiate Inventors Competition 4Winners announced in 2009 Collegiate Inventors Competition 5Myriant Technologies LLC Announces Appointment of Science Advisory Board Members 2Myriant Technologies LLC Announces Appointment of Science Advisory Board Members 3BioWa and NKTT Announce Licensing of BioWa's POTELLIGENT(R) Technology For Use in Antibody Research and Development 2BioWa and NKTT Announce Licensing of BioWa's POTELLIGENT(R) Technology For Use in Antibody Research and Development 3