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Valuing nature is not enough

Is it possible to put a price tag on the natural world? A researcher at The University of Nottingham has been examining the rise of a new concept—ecosystem services—to describe the multitude of resources supplied to us ...

dateJan 24, 2013 in Environment
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Intel calls for end to online gender gap

Women and girls are being left behind as the Internet spreads across the globe, with almost a third of all humanity now online, said a study released Thursday by hi-tech giant Intel Corporation.

dateJan 11, 2013 in Internet
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China's Sina says microblog controls damaging

Chinese web giant Sina warned Tuesday that government requirements for microbloggers to register their real names before posting messages will hurt activity on its popular social networking site.

dateFeb 28, 2012 in Internet
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