Swamped with saltwater: what a tsunami does to rice farmers

April 16, 2012

Filed under: Opinion — Tags: , — acpfg @ 4:07 pm

By Dr Darren Plett Japan’s tsunami of March 11 2011 brought a wall of water laden with debris up to 5 kilometres inland from the sea. After the surge receded, the surrounding farming area was left covered in debris and a thick, black sludge. This sludge was extremely saline due to the sodium chloride from […]


Gene Patents

June 8, 2011

Filed under: Opinion — acpfg @ 2:01 pm

Blocking gene patents is being supported by some cancer researchers because they are worried that access to critical information and materials will be stifled.


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