How diverse is the global diet?

How diverse is the global diet?

New Changing Global Diet website explores changes in diets over the past 50 years in countries around the world One of the central concepts that unifies those concerned with biodiversity is the understanding that this diversity is being lost, piece by piece, to a...
On the trail of ancient treasure in Peru

On the trail of ancient treasure in Peru

On the trail of ancient treasure in Peru By Neil Palmer   It’s down there somewhere. Treasure. At least, it was. Almost thirty years ago. Looking out over Peru’s Sacred Valley, Daniel Debouck checks his map. The same one as before, impeccably preserved. But...
CIAT sends another seed shipment to the Arctic Circle

CIAT sends another seed shipment to the Arctic Circle

Photo: The Crop Trust By now, the seed is at 18 degrees Celsius below zero. But special packaging and storage rooms keep it young and alive. Getting to the Arctic Circle was not easy. The journey began on Tuesday, 4 October, at 10:30 am. After being transferred from...

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