Tag: "globalization" at biology news
Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: Many of 2 billion dryland dwellers at risk as land degrades
...Water, Environment and Health. Population growth, globalization
and desertification Desertification is not the re...rowth, inappropriate policies, and some aspects of globalization
are the main drivers that lead to unsustainable pressure on dryland ecosystems," he says. Adds co-a...
'GreeneChip' -- New diagnostic tool that rapidly and accurately identifies multiple pathogens
... director of the Greene Laboratory. Implicit in globalization
is the risk of known or new agents that appear in novel contexts. In 1996 a presumptive diagnosis of Ebola viral hemorrhagic fever in two children who had recently returned to New York City from West Africa resulted in closing a hospital emergency r...
Mother knows best: Plant knowledge key to childhood health in remote Amazon
In a remote area of the Amazon, globalization
is threatening the time-honored transmission of pl... curing disease, explained Reyes-García. "However, globalization
threatens this knowledge to the extent that formal schooling and jobs in emerging markets devalue fo...
Ecology in an era of globalization
...taria, Mexico), the authors discuss the impacts of globalization
on environmental degradation. They suggest ecological science must be more rapidly integrated to keep up with the changes, including an ecological knowledge system to facilitate access to new and existing sources of ecological information throughout...