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LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is to help protect Australia's biodiversity in the emergency collection of plant seeds following the country's devastating wildfires.
LONDON (Reuters) - Braving perils from blood-sucking leeches to tigers and using transport as basic as elephants, scientists have journeyed like "Indiana Jones" to remote locations to collect wild cousins of crop seeds in a project to help tackle climate change.
While Myanmar has been a rice-eating nation for decades now, the government is trying to change this with a five-year nutrition plan aimed at introducing healthier diets.
Project ReBrew sees Carlsberg going back in time to recreate a classic brew.
JOHANNESBURG: A retired South African sales executive who emigrated to Australia 30 years ago is hatching a daring plan to airlift 80 rhinos to his adopted country in a bid to save the species from poachers.
KUALA LUMPUR: A dangerous weed that was sweeping the nation last year is now contained and controlled.
Sydney (AFP) - World Heritage-listed forests whose origins pre-date the age of the dinosaurs are being destroyed by raging Australian bushfires, with conservationists increasingly fearful they could be lost forever.
OSLO (Reuters) - Syria's civil war has prompted the first withdrawal of seeds from a "doomsday" vault built in an Arctic mountainside to safeguard global food supplies, officials said on Monday.