News tagged with world economy

Promoting environmental justice worldwide

The increasing social metabolism of the world economy and the global competition for resources is placing ever-greater pressure on the environment and on vulnerable communities. This trend is set to continue, ...

Sep 27, 2013 3.7 / 5 (3) 0

Agriculture disputes threaten new US-EU talks

(AP)—President Barack Obama used Washington's grandest stage—the State of the Union speech—to announce negotiations with Europe aimed at creating the world's largest free trade agreement. Just weeks later, there are ...

Mar 24, 2013 5 / 5 (1) 2

Tapping into the rubber plant genome

A group of international scientists have sequenced the draft genome sequence of the rubber tree Hevea brasiliensis, the major commercial source of natural rubber. The manuscript describing the draft genome is published in ...

Feb 07, 2013 not rated yet 0