Cuba: Int’l Conference Debates Climate Change Mitigation

1 Havana, Jul 7. -Climate change mitigation, greenhouse gas inventory, ecosystems and sustainable management of resources are some of the issues to be addressed Thursday at the 8th International Convention on Environment and Development. Opened on Monday, the convention includes conferences on protected areas, climate change, ecosystems and biodiversity, and education and environmental management. Also included are three colloquiums on

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Loss of Biodiversity Leads to Infectious Diseases

4 Washington, Dec 3. -The loss of biodiversity alters ecosystems and helps contagious diseases to spread, according to a study published in the latest issue of Nature. According to Felicia Keesing of Bard College in the United States and her co-authors, the disappearance of animals and plants tends to be accompanied by a larger incidence of infections, such as occurred

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