Daily Archives: December 18, 2016

A colour-coded mapping system that shows where new road-building projects should go and not go.

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? Photo credit: Science Daily A recently built highway snakes into the mountains of the upper Mekong. Credit: Jianchu Xu & Biaoyun Huai Road planning ‘trade off’ could boost food production while helping protect tropical forests Date:…

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The curious case of Costa Rica: What makes it unique

By Anand Kulkarni As the festive season draws closer, aspirations for a happy 2017, beaches, wildlife and entertainment beckon. Except for ardent tourists, unheralded Costa Rica, a middle-upper income country may not be a preferred destination. However, a closer look … Continue reading

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