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Cocaine production speeding up destruction of Colombia’s rainforests


February 10th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Scientists have found that cultivating coca bushes, the source of cocaine, is speeding up destruction of rainforests in Colombia and threatening the region's "hotspots" of plant and animal ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Climate changes may have promoted the formation of new species in the Amazon


July 23rd, 2008 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): The results of a new study have suggested that past climate changes and sea level fluctuations may have promoted the formation of new species in the Amazon ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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