Archive: 12/16/2011

Rice Institute calls for cuts in pesticide use

Rice farmers should cut the use of pesticides that kill the natural predators of the planthopper, one of the most destructive pests of the key crop, the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) has said.

dateDec 16, 2011 in Ecology
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Russia slams Kyoto Protocol

Russia supports Canada's decision to pull out of the Kyoto Protocol, says its foreign ministry, reaffirming Friday that Moscow will not take on new commitments.

dateDec 16, 2011 in Environment
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I wanna talk like you (oo)

The role of social structure in animal communication is hotly debated. Non-human primates seem to be born with a range of calls and sounds which is dependent upon their species. But overlying this there seems to be some flexibility ...

dateDec 16, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Qantas trials inflight Internet access

Australian flag carrier Qantas said Friday customers will be able to access the Internet inflight on certain services from February using their personal electronic devices.

dateDec 16, 2011 in Telecom
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