Daily Archives: August 5, 2010

Seeds of a self-sustaining future

Ten months ago the land around Kadabade, was barren and stony. The deep red soil gave life to very little. But a local group, supported by the Swiss charity Heks and its larger, better known partner, Christian Aid thought this was … Continue reading

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Desperate situation in Swat Valley

Thousands of people in northwestern Pakistan are fleeing their homes after the country’s worst floods in history washed away many towns and villages. Officials say 3.2 million people have been affected by the floods and more than 1,500 have died in the … Continue reading

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Meat from two cloned bulls illegally entered the human food chain

Beef from a second bull bred from a clone has illegally entered the human food chain and has been eaten in the last few months, safety officials have disclosed. The Food Standards Agency said it had now traced all four … Continue reading

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