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Chemical fingerprints confirm the saffron fraud

Saffron from Spain is one of the world's most superior varieties, but the majority of this product which is labelled and exported as such originates in other countries. Scientists from the Czech Republic and Spain confirmed ...

dateJan 20, 2016 in Other
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Banning trophy hunting could do more harm than good

Trophy hunting shouldn't be banned but instead it should be better regulated to ensure funds generated from permits are invested back into local conservation efforts, according to a new paper co-authored by a leading University ...

dateJan 08, 2016 in Ecology
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The fiscal impact of refugees in Sweden

The world currently has more refugees and internally displaced persons than it has had since World War II. Since late summer 2015 massive numbers of refugees from countries like Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan have streamed ...

dateDec 16, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Divorce: On the decline in sub-Saharan Africa

With education, employment and income levels all rising for women in sub-Saharan Africa, many observers have speculated that divorce rates would follow suit - as they have in much of the developed world. But a new study by ...

dateDec 16, 2015 in Social Sciences
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