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Primates on the brink
..., and the countries where they are found: Greater bamboo
lemur (Prolemur simus) Madagascar White-collared lemur (Eulemur albocollaris) Madagascar Perrier's sifaka (Propithecus perrieri) Madagascar Silky sifaka (Propithecus candidus) Madagascar Eastern gorilla (Gorilla beringei) Democratic Republic of C...
Acid water in East Java threatens biodiversity and local welfare
...r established this using packs containing jati and bamboo
leaves, which she suspended in the river at various locations. She determined the loss dry matter over a period of several months. Solution According to Lohr, one possible solution for the acidification problem is simply to prevent the crater wa...
Developing uses for sugar-cane bagasse: Biotechnology applied to the paper industry
...ces of raw materials, such as cereal straw, reeds, bamboo
or sugar-cane bagasse. This residue, obtained after crushing of the cane, is already used as a source of paper-making fibres in producer countries (in South America and India for example, where it represents 20 % of the paper production). The indus...
Iowa State University botanists identify new species of North American bamboo
...na have discovered a new species of North American bamboo
in the hills of Appalachia. It is the third known...al biology, and Ph.D. student Jimmy Triplett study bamboo
diversity and evolution. They first heard about "hill cane" from Alan Weakley, a botanist at the Uni...
UI anthropologist, colleagues discover remains of earliest giant panda
...h. Also, like it's modern counterpart, it lived on bamboo
shoots, as indicated by wear patterns recorded on ...e apart from other bears and was adapted to eating bamboo
very early in its development. “Pandas are very unique bears -– the only bear species that is kno...